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September 11, 2018

Pilbara Ports Authority announced another shipping record as part of its August 2018 shipping figures. (more…)
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Coal

September 4, 2018

India’s coal import rose 11.9 per cent to 78.7 million tonnes in the first four months of the current fiscal. (more…)
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A tug boat pulls a coal barge along the Mahakam River in Samarinda, Indonesia, March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta/File Photo

August 28, 2018

A vessel hauling a shipment of coal from the United States switched its destination on Friday to South Korea from China, according to ship tracking...
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Vale

August 28, 2018

The chief executive officer of Brazil’s Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore producer, said in an interview published on Sunday that the company would...
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Coal-Ship

August 28, 2018

Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday that Moscow sees potential to double Russia’s coal exports to Asia by 2025. (more…)
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copper

August 14, 2018

Copper bears could get caught wrong-footed as a strike looms at the world’s biggest mine. (more…)
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August 9, 2018

China’s iron ore imports rebounded in July, customs data showed on Wednesday, buoyed by record steel production and strong margins as official measures to cut...
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Glencore

August 8, 2018

Glencore reported a 23 percent rise in first-half core earnings on Wednesday, just below analyst forecasts, as higher costs and lower prices for cobalt and...
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A cargo ship is loaded with coal during the opening ceremony of a new dock at the North Korean port of Rajin July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev/File Photo

July 23, 2018

India’s top 12 major ports reported a 19.32 percent surge in imports of thermal coal to 28.28 million tonnes during April-June this year, according to...
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An employee inspects some steel at the plant of German steel company Salzgitter AG in Salzgitter, Lower Saxony late November 10, 2011. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

July 20, 2018

Shanghai construction steel rebar futures jumped to a 10-month top on Thursday, climbing more than 1 percent as China’s crackdown on pollution raised concerns over...
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July 19, 2018

Energy trader Vitol and coal miner Peabody Energy are partnering with start-up Arq to turn coal waste into a low-sulphur oil product that could be...
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Southern Chinese port

July 19, 2018

Coking coal end-users in southern China are taking a step back from making seaborne purchases, given that port authorities are now prioritizing thermal coal imports...
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July 17, 2018

Brazil’s Vale SA achieved record iron ore and pellet production for a second quarter despite a nationwide trucker strike that paralyzed Latin America’s largest economy...
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rebar

July 13, 2018

China’s rebar steel futures rallied more than 3 percent to their highest in 10 months on Thursday amid potentially tighter supply as the government intensifies...
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iron_ore

July 3, 2018

Signs of a slowing Chinese economy and risks from steep tariffs brought in during a festering Sino-U.S. trade row will curb demand for steelmaking material...
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