More coal mines for China
Posted 03 July 2010 - 11:55 AM
According to He, the coal output of large mines with production capacities of more than 50 million tons will account for 65 percent of China's total coal output by 2015.
The mining industry will focus on open pit mines of 10 million tons during the 12th Five-Year Plan. The current total output of open pit mines is 250 million tons.
Posted 27 October 2014 - 08:20 AM
The growth in fossil fuel over the last five years has dwarfed the growth in renewables. Nuclear and hydro are level but predicted to grow only moderately in the next few decades
While the developed world is switching from coal to natural gas, the developing world sees coal as their savior.
Posted 04 February 2017 - 09:21 AM
Japan will use Australian coal to build 45 modern coal fired plants:
Japan is the largest overseas market for Australian coal producers, taking more than a third of all exports. Japan needs to import 95% of its energy.
Australia is the largest exporter of coal in the world, and has the largest known uranium resources in the world, but we voluntarily wear a hair shirt to appease GAIA.
We sacrifice our cheap energy advantage for fear that loud ill-mannered people who are bad at maths will call us selfish and uncaring.
Posted 11 April 2017 - 06:15 AM
To make up for the shortfall from North Korea, China has ramped up imports from the United States in an unexpected boon for U.S. President Donald Trump, who has declared he wants to revive his country's struggling coal sector.
Eikon data shows no U.S. coking coal was exported to China between late 2014 and 2016, but shipments soared to over 400,000 tonnes by late February.
Posted 23 August 2019 - 08:00 AM