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First shipment of US coal arriving in Poland

First shipment of US coal arriving in Poland

Weglokoks, Poland’s state coal trader, is about to receive its first shipment of US coal with another three expected over the next seven months. The shipment follows a burgeoning friendship between Poland and the United States as both nations seek to guarantee jobs and energy security through coal power. On […]

US leading the way on carbon capture

US leading the way on carbon capture

While most CCS projects are located in Europe, the US is increasing investment into the technology and is focusing its priorities on the use of carbon capture. It has moved rapidly toward the technology as President Trump signals that the nation will continue using coal into the future. The Trump […]

Clean coal power plant to be established in Wyoming

Clean coal power plant to be established in Wyoming

Clean Coal Technologies Inc. (CCTI), which is developing a process to produce cleaner burning coals, is close to commencing the commercial designs on a coal refining process it has been working on for over a decade, according to CEO Robin Eves. This month, the company will hope to begin work […]

Trump administration backs reliable energy

Trump administration backs reliable energy

Coal and uranium could see significant growth in the US markets as the Department of Energy (DoE) opens public discussion around new regulations on power pricing, which encourage “reliability and resiliency”. The proposed rules will reward electricity producers that can maintain 90 days’ worth of supplies to ensure there are […]

Thailand to import coal from the US

Thailand to import coal from the US

Thailand is set to begin importing coal from the US. The Foreign Minister of Thailand, Don Pramudwinai, has said that Thailand has agreed to buy 60,000 tonnes of US coal. The announcement came during Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s visit to the US. This announcement comes a week before an […]

First US coal arrives in the Ukraine

First US coal arrives in the Ukraine

The first shipment of coal from the US has been delivered to the Ukraine. Xcoal Energy and Resources has delivered its first shipment of US coal to the Ukraine following a deal brokered by the White House earlier this summer. The move is part of the US policy of “energy […]

US producing and consuming more coal in 2017

US producing and consuming more coal in 2017

The United States’ production and consumption of coal is growing as the country, new figures show. The Government’s Energy Information Administration new statistics show that production has increased by 7% when compared with 2016 and consumption has increased by 3.2%. The rise comes as the states of Wyoming and Montana […]

Trump overturns Obama’s mining restrictions

Trump overturns Obama’s mining restrictions

President Trump has signed legislation that will end a key Obama administration rule on coal mining. The bill, signed on Thursday, overturns the Office of Surface Mining’s Stream Protection Rule, a regulation designed to protect waterways from coal mining waste that was only finalised in December. The rule was considered […]