The Adaro Blog

Indonesian Thermal Coal Prices Stable Despite Barito River Shutdown
June 16, 2014, 4:03 pm
Indonesian thermal coal prices remained stable amid a brief shutdown of the Barito River in South Kalimantan, sources said on Wednesday
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Woman in Mining: Indriani Herlianti – Leadership and Success Begins on the Extra Miles
June 16, 2014, 4:03 pm
Mining has traditionally been a male dominated industry and although there has been changes in terms of integrating woman into the mining industry, it appears that they are still underrepresented. According to a study “Mining for Talent” published in January conducted by Woman in...
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China’s Clean-Fuel Focus Tests U.S. Coal-Export Lifeline
June 10, 2014, 4:02 pm
The mud-colored air that blankets Chinese cities these days is bad for the people who live there. It may prove unhealthy for U.S. coal producers, too. Intense opposition on the U.S. West Coast, over climate change, rail congestion and damage to Native American fisheries, already is blocking new...
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Indonesia Considers New Restrictions on Coal Output, Exports
June 10, 2014, 4:01 pm
Indonesia, the world’s top exporter of thermal coal, is considering new regulations to limit coal production and tighten controls on exports, government officials said on Friday, and could introduce the rules by early next month. The country currently exports around 70 percent of its coal...
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Asian Coal Miners, Traders Face Up to Grim Realities
June 6, 2014, 4:00 pm
“There is no skin left on my teeth to hang on with,” was the lament of a coal trader, expressing a sentiment echoed time and again at the industry’s largest gathering in Asia
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Indonesia Plans 14 Coal Terminals in Bid to Curb Illegal Exports
June 5, 2014, 3:59 pm
Indonesia, the world’s largest exporter of thermal coal, plans to build 14 dedicated coal terminals in the islands of Kalimantan and Sumatra in a bid to curb illegal coal exports, a government official said Monday.
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Newcastle Coal Won’t Fall Below $70 a Ton, Indonesian Miners Say
June 5, 2014, 3:58 pm
Thermal coal at Newcastle port in Australia, an Asian benchmark price, won’t fall below $70 a metric ton, a level already close to the cost of producing and transporting coal, traders said yesterday at a Bali conference. “Production costs have gone up,” Michael Soerijadji, PT...
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Coal to Survive Obama War as Efficient Plants Boost Demand
June 4, 2014, 3:55 pm
President Barack Obama’s plan to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions left coal with a future even as the industry accuses him of trying to make the fuel obsolete. The proposal, released yesterday by the Environmental Protection Agency, calls for reductions in carbon dioxide pollutants of 30...
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Near Perfect Correlation Between Coal Use and GDP Growth
June 3, 2014, 3:49 pm
Coal plays an essential role in meeting the world’s energy needs and fueling economic growth. Coal is the world’s fastest-growing fuel and is expected to surpass oil as the largest energy source in coming years. Since 1970, global coal use has increased approximately 335 percent,...
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China Poised for Green Energy Revolution Led by Technology and Coal
June 3, 2014, 3:48 pm
China is the world’s fastest-growing economy, largest energy user and largest coal user.  The nation is also leading a green energy revolution by advancing state-of-the-art technology for clean electricity from coal. For full article, please click  
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