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  • 2018.01.24

    Allocated With 11 Coal Mines, The Capacity Of Coal India May Exceed 200 Million

    Allocated With 11 Coal Mines, The Capacity Of Coal India May Exceed 200 Million | CKIC

    Recently the Indian government claimed that they have decided to allocate 11 coal mines to Coal India Ltd, which means the annual capacity of this state-owned enterprise will increase about 225 million tons by 2022. The goal of Coal India Ltd is to produce 1 billion tons of coal, above the current estimate of Treasury Departm...
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  • 2017.12.20

    Properties Affecting Coal Utilization

    Properties Affecting Coal Utilization | CKIC

    Coal utilization, combustion of coal or its conversion into useful solid, gaseous, and liquid products. By far the most important use of coal is in combustion, mainly to provide heat to the boilers of electric powerplants. Metallurgical coke is the major product of coal conversion. In addition, techniques for gasifying and lique...
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  • 2017.11.15

    CKIC Officially Support Operation of the Chemical Laboratory for Takala Coal-fired Power Plant(2×100MW) Project

    CKIC Officially Support Operation of the Chemical Laboratory for Takala Coal-fired Power Plant(2×100MW) Project | CKIC

    China Energy Engineering Group Anhui NO.1 Electric Power Construction Corporation Limited, as the EPC general contractor for Indonesian Takala coal-fired power plant project, on May 4, 2015 local time, held a groundbreaking ceremony in the form of foundation stone laying and concrete pouring, which marked the formal construction...
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  • 2017.10.25

    Australian Media Said: Coal Dependence will Continue for Decades

    Australian Media Said: Coal Dependence will Continue for Decades | CKIC

    Australian media reported that, by 2040, renewable energy, natural gas and nuclear energy will become the world's fastest growing energy, but in the next few decades, coal-based fossil fuels will continue to be the main force of electricity production. It is reported in The Australian on September 19 that the US Energy Infor...
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  • 2017.10.16

    In 2017 Mongolia's Market Share of Coal Export in China Is Expected to Continue

    In 2017 Mongolia's Market Share of Coal Export in China Is Expected to Continue

    On September 7, "In 2017 The Seventh Mongolian Coal Trade and Investment Conference" was solemnly opened in Shangri-La Hotel in Ulaanbaatar hot. Chen Weiquan, the Vice Chairman of Fen Wei Energy, gave an opening speech at the conference. Mr. Chen pointed out that Mongolia owned abundant coal resources, and its proven reserves...
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  • 2017.10.09

    CKIC Won the Bid of the First Power Cooperation Project in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

    CKIC Won the Bid of the First Power Cooperation Project in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor | CKIC

    Qasim power plant, located in Qasim Harbor, is the first power cooperation project after Premier Li Keqiang putting forward the plan of building China-Pakistan economic corridor. As a thermal power base in the south of Pakistan, Qasim power plant plays an important role in the development and planning of Pakistan Energy Power. I...
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  • 2017.09.22

    Colombia August coal exports hit three-month high at 7.7 million mt

    Colombia August coal exports hit three-month high at 7.7 million mt | CKIC

    London (Platts)--18 Sep 2017 526 pm EDT/2126 GMT Colombia exported 7.7 million mt of coal in August, little changed year on year but up from July, data from Colombian shipping agent Deep Blue showed. Turkey remained the biggest importer from Colombia, rising both month on month and year on year, and also being the highest ...
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  • 2017.09.13

    Philippines will still rely on coal-fired power generation

    Philippines will still rely on coal-fired power generation | CKIC

    North Star Thermal Power Network News: The Manila Times reported on August 8 that a recent study showed that coal-fired power plants would boost the Philippines electricity infrastructure department in the next 10 years. Fitch's BMI study predicts an average annual growth of 10.6% from 2017 to 2021. According to the research...
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  • 2017.08.16

    Vietnam Is Considering To Open The Coal Market

    Vietnam Is Considering To Open The Coal Market

    With the development of the domestic market, more and more Vietnamese coal and electric power enterprises begin to call for opening coal market to create a competitive environment. In this way, the industry vitality and energy security can be ensured. According to the Vietnam News Agency, the Vietnamese government has designa...
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  • 2017.08.11

    CKIC Participated in the “Fuel Intelligent Management in Coal-fired Power Plant ”Seminar

    CKIC Participated in the “Fuel Intelligent Management in Coal-fired Power Plant ”Seminar | CKIC

    China is vigorously promoting energy-saving and emission-reduction and accelerating fuel intelligent management in coal enterprises. Under the background, from July 11, 2017 to 12, China Energy Conservation Association organized a seminar on “ Clean Production and Fuel Intelligent Management in Coal-fired Power Plants in 2017....
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  • 2017.07.31

    Solar has not beaten coal in the race to electrify India

    Solar has not beaten coal in the race to electrify India | CKIC

    India’s future is still tied to coal and fixing woeful inefficiency of plants will create huge new generation at a price solar cannot match India's domestic coal mining has been steadily increasing. Jharia coal mine, Jharkhand state, India. (Photo: TripodStories-AB) By Aditi Roy Ghatak Those ready to crown solar ener...
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  • 2017.07.28

    China Pushes Coal-Fired Power Plants Abroad

    China Pushes Coal-Fired Power Plants Abroad | CKIC

    As China scales back plans to build new coal-fired power plants for its domestic market, it is adding dozens more to the world total with similar projects abroad, environmental monitors say. The building binge of overseas projects threatens to offset the environmental benefits from curbing expansion of coal power at home, acc...
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  • 2017.07.26

    China June coal imports from Mongolia, Russia rise

    China June coal imports from Mongolia, Russia rise | CKIC

    BEIJING, July 24 (Reuters) - China's coal imports from Mongolia and Russia rose in June as utilities and steel mills sought out less expensive raw materials even as the government tried to curb purchases of foreign fuel. Coal-fired power demand rose last month during a prolonged heat wave in northern China at the start of th...
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  • 2017.07.17

    Mongolia plans to export 30 million tons of coking coal in 2017

    Mongolia plans to export 30 million tons of coking coal in 2017 | CKIC

    In a recent meeting, Ms. Oyundelger, a senior expert from Mongolian ETT, said Mongolia planned to export 30 million tons of coking coal in 2017. Mongolia, abundant with coal resources, is the world’s 15th largest coal producer. It owns 15 major coalfields, in which 173.3 billion tons of coal resources have been detected, an...
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  • 2017.07.14

    China to ban coal imports at small ports from July 1

    China to ban coal imports at small ports from July 1 | CKIC

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will not allow coal imports at small ports from July 1, the state-run China Securities Times reported on Wednesday, in a move likely to tighten supply of the fuel during summer and support a further rally in prices. Coking coal futures in China soared almost 8 percent on Thursday.
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  • 2017.07.12

    Australia’s deputy PM supports buying coal plant

    Australia’s deputy PM supports buying coal plant | CKIC

    Sydney: Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce indicated he supports the government being an equity partner in any new coal-fired power station, and said that lenders are willing to finance fossil fuel-based electricity generation. I have got nothing against taking equity in it, Joyce told Sky News’ Sunday Agend...
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  • 2017.07.07

    Turkey's TÜBİTAK to ensure more efficient use of local coal reserves

    Turkey's TÜBİTAK to ensure more efficient use of local coal reserves | CKIC

    Aiming at more efficient and environmentally friendly use of Turkey's coal reserves TÜBİTAK is preparing to introduce coal combustion systems, which are meant to increase the efficiency of the coal reserves and minimize their environmental impact. The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) has ...
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  • 2017.06.28

    Coal to remain primary fuel source for power generation in Asia, seminar told

    Coal to remain primary fuel source for power generation in Asia, seminar told | CKIC

    Coal will remain a primary source of fuel for electricity production in Asia for many years, according to prominent energy experts from Japan, Thailand and other Asean countries attending an energy conference hosted in Bangkok early this week. Twarath Sutabutr, director-general of the Energy Ministry’s Energy Policy and Pla...
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  • 2017.06.26

    Taicang Port Returned “Poisonous Coal”

    Taicang Port Returned “Poisonous Coal”  | CKIC

    Recently, a batch of imported coal from Iran was returned by the Taicang Port because the toxic elements in coal exceeded the standard, which was the first case found in Taicang Port. The total weight of coal was about 1 million tons, arriving in Taicang Port on April 19. Site staff carried out the sampling as required. The t...
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  • 2017.06.21

    Qld calls for 'open mind' on power station

    Qld calls for 'open mind' on power station | CKIC

    The Queensland government is calling on the commonwealth to keep an open mind about electricity generation, as the federal government moves to back coal-fired power in the north of the state. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he is open to the idea of "clean coal" power stations and has flagged using a "reverse auction...
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  • 2017.06.19

    First New Coal Mine of Trump Era Opens in Pennsylvania

    First New Coal Mine of Trump Era Opens in Pennsylvania | CKIC

    President Trump lauded the opening of the nation's first new coal mine in recent memory. Corsa Coal Company will operate the mine in Somerset County, Pa. - outside of Pittsburgh. Corsa CEO George Dethlefsen said the mine will be a boon to the struggling local economy. He praised Trump's easing of regulations and encou...
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  • 2017.06.14

    Acacia Coal moving forward with Riversdale anthracite coal mine

    Acacia Coal moving forward with Riversdale anthracite coal mine | CKIC

    International coal developer Acacia Coal Ltd has achieved another significant milestone towards the development of the Riversdale Anthracite Colliery (RAC) project in South Africa after commencing the process for transferring the key project licences from the project vendor, Rio Tinto. Acacia has an exclusive option, in partn...
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  • 2017.06.12

    Mongolia looks to power Asia's electricity needs

    TOKYO • The lights of the high-end boutiques and bars of Tokyo's Ginza neighbourhood may some day be powered by coal burned more than 2,700km in Mongolia, electricity zipping over ultra-high voltage lines across deserts and under seas. That is the idea behind plans in Asia for so-called super grids, sending power from coun...
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  • 2017.06.09

    China starts building large private coal-to-liquid project

    China starts building large private coal-to-liquid project | CKIC

    HOHHOT - Work began on indirect coal-to-liquid (CTL) project with an annual output of 2 million tons in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region. The indirect coal liquefaction line is located in Zhungeer county in Ordos City. It is operated by Inner Mongolia Yitai Group Co Ltd, a private firm. At a cost of 29 billi...
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  • 2017.06.07

    India's Adani proceeds with $6.5bn Australian coal project

    India's Adani proceeds with $6.5bn Australian coal project | CKIC

    MUMBAI -- Adani Enterprises gave final approval Tuesday for investment in the controversial $6.5 billion coal mine and rail project in Australia's central Queensland area, amid protests from environmentalists. Shares in Adani Enterprises jumped nearly 6% on the Indian bourse following news of the project, which could serve I...
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  • 2017.05.26

    The Analysis of unqualified coal during China’s Coal Import in 2016

    The Analysis of unqualified coal during China’s Coal Import in 2016 | CKIC

    Today(18 May, 2017), AQSIQ has published the White Paper on Quality and Safety of Import and Export Commodity in 2016, which exposes the situation of import and export coal quality. The whole system has inspected 22,270 batches of import coal which weights 195.7326 million tons and worths 9.662 billion USD, increasing 7.56%,...
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  • 2017.05.19

    HELE coal technology key to growth in South East Asia

    HELE coal technology key to growth in South East Asia | CKIC

    High-efficiency, low-emission (HELE) coal-fired electricity generation technology will play a critical role in South-East Asia’s future economic prosperity and climate policies, according to a new report from ASEAN Centre for Energy and the World Coal Association (WCA).
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  • 2017.05.15

    Indonesia coal output seen growing up to 5 pct this year and next -industry association

    Indonesia coal output seen growing up to 5 pct this year and next -industry association | CKIC

    May 14 Indonesia, the world's top thermal coal exporter, could increase production of the fuel used in power stations by 5 percent in 2017 and 2018, the country's leading coal industry association said on Sunday. Indonesia's coal industry has benefited from higher prices this year after a downturn in 2015 and 2016 put many...
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  • 2017.05.10

    Norfolk Southern Railway decides to stick with coal

    Norfolk Southern Railway decides to stick with coal | CKIC

    BLUEFIELD — Norfolk Southern Railway will continue to use both thermal and metallurgical coal, Chief Marketing Officer Alan Shaw announced last week at the National Coal Transportation Association Conference. S&P Global Platts, an energy price assessment and reporting agency, reports that Norfolk Southern made cuts to its u...
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  • 2017.05.05

    Coal India considering listing on London Stock Exchange

    Coal India considering listing on London Stock Exchange | CKIC

    NEW DELHI Coal India Ltd, the world's largest coal miner, is considering a listing on the London Stock Exchange and has had early discussions with the LSE, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.A listing by the state-controlled miner would be a boost for the LSE as it looks to attract companies foll...
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  • 2017.04.24

    Britain Has Its First Day Without Coal Power Since the Industrial Revolution

    Britain Has Its First Day Without Coal Power Since the Industrial Revolution | CKIC

    The coal-free interlude is emblematic of a dramatic broader rollback of coal consumption in both Britain and the U.S. Only 9% of Britain’s electricity came from coal in 2016, down from 23% in 2015, according to The Guardian. Stateside, 2016 saw a stunning 18% dropoff in energy production from coal. That trend is almost certai...
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  • 2017.04.22

    Hwange, ZPC and Lusulu Power sign 25-year supply deals

    Hwange, ZPC and Lusulu Power sign 25-year supply deals | CKIC

    Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) has signed two 25-year coal supply agreements with the Zimbabwe Power Company and Lusulu Power, an independent power producer in Matabeleland North. The company’s managing director Engineer Thomas Makore said during a media briefing in Hwange on Wednesday that the agreements were part ...
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  • 2017.04.17

    177 mines of Coal India downgraded on quality concerns

    177 mines of Coal India downgraded on quality concerns | CKIC

    The national coal quality watchdog has downgraded 177 of Coal India Ltd’s 413 mines, potentially impairing the monopoly miner’s profitability, starting from the current year. The downgrades took effect 1 April. A total of 2,636 samples from the miner’s seven subsidiaries were examined and that led to the downgrading of ...
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  • 2017.04.14

    Coking coal price jumps to six-year high

    Coking coal price jumps to six-year high | CKIC

    Image of the Pasha Bulker coal carrier that ran aground near Newcastle Australia in 2007 from WikiMedia Commons The price of coking coal gapped higher again on Thursday with the industry benchmark price tracked by the Steel Index surging 4.6% to $314.00 a tonne due to continued supply outages following tropical storms in Aust...
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  • 2017.04.12

    Anglo American to sell Eskom-tied thermal coal operations in South Africa

    Anglo American to sell Eskom-tied thermal coal operations in South Africa | CKIC

    Anglo American plc has sold its Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa to a wholly owned subsidiary of Seriti Resources Holdings Proprietary Ltd, a company majority owned by historically disadvantaged South Africans (HDSAs) and led by a management team with extensive experience of operating and developing la...
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  • 2017.04.10

    Indonesia’s Tanjung Jati B coal-fired power plant expansion begins

    Indonesia’s Tanjung Jati B coal-fired power plant expansion begins | CKIC

    Sumitomo Corp., together with The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc., has satisfied the required conditions precedent for the project financing of the Tanjung Jati B coal-fired power plant Units 5 and 6 expansion project in Indonesia and commenced construction work on the Project on 31 March 2017. The project has been developed ...
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  • 2017.03.31

    Coal India expects production growth of 2.5% this fiscal

    Coal India expects production growth of 2.5% this fiscal | CKIC

    Against a required production growth rate of nearly 11 per cent during FY2016-17, Coal India is likely to close the year with a 2.5 per cent growth and a 2 per cent rise in sales over the previous year. “We hope to achieve a 2.5 per cent production growth by the end of this fiscal and sales are likely to witness a 2 per cen...
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  • 2017.03.24

    China Coal turns losses to profit

    China Coal turns losses to profit | CKIC

    CHINA Coal Energy Co made a profit of 2.03 billion yuan (US$295 million) last year, reversing losses a year ago, when it sold more coal whose price rallied and disposed of inefficient plants. The company’s profit was in line with a 2.3 percent annual growth in revenue totaling 60.6 billion yuan last year, with coal sales in...
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  • 2017.03.22

    Ukraine in Jan 2017 buys coking coal for almost CAD 50 mln in Canada

    Ukraine in Jan 2017 buys coking coal for almost CAD 50 mln in Canada | CKIC

    Ukrainian companies in January 2017 imported coking coal for CAD 48.2 million ($36.2 million under the current exchange rate) from Canada, while in January 2016 no coking coal was imported, Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk has told Interfax-Ukraine. He said that British Columbia has large stocks of coking coal and...
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  • 2017.03.13

    Environment minister sees business risk in building new coal-fired plant

    Environment minister sees business risk in building new coal-fired plant | Industry Focus | CKIC

    TOKYO — Chugoku Electric Power Co and JFE Steel may need to rethink plans for a new coal-fired power plant if they cannot present clear measures to address climate change concerns, Japan’s environment minister says. Minister Koichi Yamamoto, in an opinion statement over the companies’ plan for a 1.07 gigawatt (GW) coal...
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  • 2017.03.03

    Poland closer to merging coal mines PGG and KHW after union consent

    Poland closer to merging coal mines PGG and KHW after union consent | CKIC

    KATOWICE, Poland – Trade unions at Poland's state-owned coal producer KHW agreed on Wednesday to a merger with bigger rival PGG in a move that makes a deal more likely to happen before an end March deadline, a deputy energy minister said. KHW needs about one-billion zlotys ($245-million) to keep going and Poland has said t...
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  • 2017.03.01

    Krabi coal plant to start anew

    Krabi coal plant to start anew | CKIC

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has insisted that new environmental and health impact assessments are needed for the Krabi coal-fired power plant project and the public must be allowed to have their say. Speaking after Tuesday's cabinet meeting, Gen Prayut stressed the need to restart the environmental health impact assessm...
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  • 2017.02.27

    Thar coal deposits to benefit locals most

    Thar coal deposits to benefit locals most | CKIC

    Pakistan will exploit mammoth coal energy deposits in Tharparkar. The venture aims to empower host communities socioeconomically through the best welfare model ever designed in Pakistan. This was said by Shams Shaikh, Chief Executive Officer of Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC).
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  • 2017.02.24

    Trump making good on promises to coal miners

    Trump making good on promises to coal miners | Industry Focus | CKIC

    Reducing harmful regulations and bringing back blue-collar jobs were major themes of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Now he is following through on those pledges. President Trump signed legislation repealing an Interior Department rule finalized in the waning days of the Obama administration that restricted the amount...
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  • 2017.02.22

    Beijing banned North Korean coal, and traders are scrambling

    Beijing banned North Korean coal, and traders are scrambling | CKIC

    A surprise announcement from Beijing last weekend that it had banned coal imports from North Korea is causing a fracas in China's coal market, as traders scramble for supplies of the commodity that is used in steel-making and heating. In 2016, China imported 22.5 million tons of coal from the hermit kingdom, representing 12....
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  • 2017.02.20

    Trump signs legislation rolling back Obama-era coal mining regulation

    Trump signs legislation rolling back Obama-era coal mining regulation | Industry Focus | CKIC

    US President Donald Trump signedlegislation [HJR 38, PDF] on Thursday, rolling back the Stream Protection Rule [text, PDF], or SPR, enacted during Barack Obama's term in December. In a press release [text] from the Office of the Press Secretary, the White House administration said the SPR was an "overly burdensome regulation"...
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  • 2017.02.10

    Ukraine boosts coal consumption by almost 10% in 2016

    Ukraine boosts coal consumption by almost 10% in 2016 | Industry Focus | CKIC

    In 2016 Ukraine increased coal consumption by 9.4% compared with 2015, up to 31.3 million tonnes, according to the report. The ministry says in December 2016, Ukraine used up 3.1 million tonnes of coal, which is 22.3% more than in the same period of 2015. As UNIAN reported earlier, in 2015, the consumption of thermal coa...
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  • 2017.01.16

    Coal-rich province vows to slash overcapacity in 2017

    Coal-rich province vows to slash overcapacity in 2017 | CKIC

    Shanxi Province, the center of China's coal industry, will cut 20 million tonnes of coal capacity in 2017, said the provincial government on Saturday. Slashing excess coal production capacity would remain top on the local government's agenda in 2017, said Lou Yangsheng, governor of Shanxi, when delivering the provincial gov...
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  • 2017.01.06

    Coal-fired plants, emissions targets to be decided shortly

    Coal-fired plants, emissions targets to be decided shortly | CKIC

    POWER ISSUES will be a major concern in this year, as the fate of the Krabi and Thepa coal-fired power plants will be determined and the quest to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions remains unfulfilled. Power-plant development will be in focus in 2017, as the government solicits public opinion on the Krabi coal-fired power plant ...
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  • 2016.12.26

    EU approves Drax’s power plant switch to biomass

    EU approves Drax’s power plant switch to biomass | CKIC

    LONDON: Britain’s largest coal power producer Drax gained European Union (EU) Commission approval to convert a third power plant unit to biomass from coal, sending shares in the London-listed company to a five-month high. The Commission opened an investigation into government support for the project in January and concluded...
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  • 2016.12.23

    Trump Brings Optimism to Hard-Hit Coal Communities

    Trump Brings Optimism to Hard-Hit Coal Communities | CKIC

    It’s understandable why America’s coal communities are experiencing some hope after almost a decade of despair. President-Elect Donald Trump, who vowed to revive America’s coal industry, will be replacing a president who vowed to bankrupt it. It’s an amazing turn of events, with coal’s potential savior unexpectedly ...
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  • 2016.12.19

    What Should We Pay Attention to in the Coal Sample Weighing Process?

    What Should We Pay Attention to in the Coal Sample Weighing Process?

    The coal samples used in the coal quality analysis process are mostly on air dry basis. Even in the weighing process with a balance, the sample is also required to be kept in a drying status. That is to say, before the coal sample weighing, user needs to remove the desiccant (calcium chloride or color changing silica gel) from t...
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  • 2016.12.14

    Indian Power Sector: Coal will continue to Dominate through to 2040

    Indian Power Sector: Coal will continue to Dominate through to 2040 | Industry Focus | CKIC

    Coal will continue to make the largest contribution to electricity generation in India through to 2040 The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed news that Moody's has upgraded the outlook for India's power sector to stable from negative in view of surge in domestic coal production. The government wants Coal India to ...
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  • 2016.12.12

    CKIC Successfully Organized the 8th National Coal Standard(GB) Review Conference

    CKIC Successfully Organized the 8th National Coal Standard(GB) Review Conference

    From November 30 to December 3, the Standard Review Conference hosted by Coal Inspection Branch of National Coal Standardization Technical Committee was successfully held by CKIC. More than 70 participants carefully reviewed on the "Technical Conditions of Coal Sample Preparation Dust Removal System" and other ...
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  • 2016.11.22

    Influence of Minerals and Ash in Coal on Coal Utilization

    Influence of Minerals and Ash in Coal on Coal Utilization | CKIC

    Disadvantage: 1. Increase the transport load. With uneven distribution of coal producing area in china, about 70% of the railway transport capacity is used for coal transportation, resulting in serious inefficient transportation. 2. Increase coal consumption. When coal is used as fuel, the mineral cannot produce heat. Wha...
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  • 2016.11.15

    Half of UK Electricity Comes From Low-carbon Sources for First Time Ever

    Half of UK Electricity Comes From Low-carbon Sources for First Time Ever | Industry Focus | CKIC

    More than half of the UK’s electricity has come from low-carbon sources for the first time, a new study has found. The research from energy company Drax, which operates a biomass power station, found electricity from low-emission sources had peaked at 50.2 per cent between July and September. It comes after the Governmen...
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  • 2016.10.31

    Brief Discussion on Sampling Precision

    Brief Discussion on Sampling Precision

    1. Precision and Accuracy a. Precision Precision refers to consistency in the independent test results under prescribed conditions. b. Accuracy Accuracy refers to the consistency between the test result and the measured true value or the conventional truth value. The figure below clearly shows the relationship between p...
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  • 2016.10.27

    Thermal Coal Just Hit $100 Per Tonne and may Stay This High until 2017

    Thermal Coal Just Hit $100 Per Tonne and may Stay This High until 2017 | Industry Focus | CKIC

    The amazing rally in thermal coal reached a whole new level Tuesday after Australian spot prices hit $100 per tonne for the first time since 2012. While some experts have indicated current prices won’t last, others such as Indonesia’ Coal and Minerals Director Bambang Gatot believe they will stay as high as they are now u...
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  • 2016.10.07

    CKIC Joined in ASTM Collaborative Experiment

    CKIC Joined in ASTM Collaborative Experiment

    CKIC, as one of the 17 participant Labs and the only lab in China, joined in global collaborative experiment organized by ASTM committee. ASTM committee organized this experiment to establish the precision and bias of carbon in coal and coke. Finally, the test result of CKIC got recognized by ASTM, which has promoted the revisio...
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  • 2016.09.30

    Significance of Blended Coal Firing for the Power Plant

    Significance of Blended Coal Firing for the Power Plant | Industry Focus | CKIC

    1. The coal into the thermal power plant usually has many types and poor quality. Therefore, the coal should be blended to reach the coal quality as the boiler designed. Then, put the blended coal into the boiler for combustion to ensure that the boiler is running safe, economic with high efficiency.
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  • 2016.09.22

    Influence of Coal Quality on Boiler Combustion

    Coal Quality

    For the current coal supply tensions and the boiler combustion problems caused by coal quality changes, we must face the reality. In the running process, we need to positively test, explore, and make corresponding practical operational solutions. And we should also work hard to adjust the combustion running of boiler ...
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  • 2016.09.21

    Japan's Tepco, Chubu Electric Eye Move Into Coal Trading

    Japan's Tepco, Chubu Electric Eye Move Into Coal Trading | Industry Focus | CKIC

    Jera, a fuel and electricity joint venture established in 2015 by the Tokyo- and Nagoya-based utilities, is to start negotiations on a possible deal with EDF Trading, a London unit of the state-controlled French energy company. EDF Trading handles roughly 100 million tons of the estimated 1.3 billion tons in annual worldwide coa...
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  • 2016.09.17

    Standard Sieve Sizes

    Standard Sieve Sizes

    Sieving is a practical and cost effective way to determine particle size distributions for coarser materials. Two accepted scales are the US Sieve and Tyler Equivalent, sometimes called Tyler Mesh Size or Tyler Standard Sieve Series. The most common mesh opening sizes for these scales are given in the table below and provide an ...
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  • 2016.09.14

    What Is Proximate Analysis?

    Proximate Analysis

    Proximate analysis is a type of scientific inquiry done to determine the approximate amounts of substances within a material. This is utilized by different types of scientists to study such things as animal feed, coal, and bio-fuels. The process of proximate analysis is complicated and often involves either extraction or remote ...
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  • 2016.09.11

    What is Coal Analysis?

    Coal Analysis

    To most people, coal is coal — black lumps of dusty, combustible material that double as Christmas presents for naughty children. To experts, however, every piece of coal is different, with a wide range of properties and qualities. Proper assessment of these traits is vital to ensuring a particular supply of coal is used in th...
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  • 2016.09.09

    Two National Standards Drafted by CKIC Has Been Approved to Be Carried Out

    Two National Standards Drafted by CKIC Has Been Approved to Be Carried Out

    Recently, the AQSIQ and SAC has approved the “Standard Test Method for Cement Density” and other 47 “Standard Test Methods” in total, among which, "GB/T 30732-2014 Proximate analysis of coal — Instrumental method" and "GB/T 30733-2014 CHN Determination of total carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen content in coal ...
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  • 2016.07.27

    Classification of Coal by Rank (ASTM D388-12)

    Classification of Coal

    Classification of Coal by Rank (ASTM D388-12). Calculating sulfur trioxide that is determined in accordance with ASTM D5016-08, dmmf:dry mineral-matter-free basis , moisture mmf : moisture mineral-matter free basis......
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  • 2016.07.08

    ID Card for the Rapid Identification of Coal Customization

    ID Card for the Rapid Identification of Coal Customization

    As emphasized on fairness in the transaction market, there should also be a fair scale to weigh the weight and set the standard in the process of coal quality analysis.In this case , CKIC is playing the very role in the coal quality analysis filed.Newly built demonstration platform transformed from the old workshop to a totally ...
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  • 2016.07.01

    Basis of coal

    Basis of coal

    Analytic data calculated to the moisture condition of sample as it arrived at the laboratory and before any processing or conditioning . If sample has been maintained in a sealed state, so there has been no gain or loss, the as received basis is equivalent to the moisture basis as sampled .Air dried basis (ad): A means of ...
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