Seaborne Thermal Coal Commentary

January 29, 2018 7:56 am

Seaborne Thermal Coal Commentary: In China, four of the country’s top utilities have told the government some regions will face heating and electricity shortages due to tightening supplies of coal ahead of the Lunar New Year, the latest sign the...

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Murray to Acquire Majority Interest in Armstrong Assets

January 26, 2018 8:14 am

The private coal producer Murray Energy reported through PR Newswire that it has entered a binding agreement with Armstrong Energy and certain of its senior secured noteholders in which Murray will acquire a 51% ownership stake in a new entity that...

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Activists Impact Abbot Point Coal Operations

January 22, 2018 8:42 am

Anti-coal activists have continued to interrupt coal deliveries and loading for the second week at the Adani-owned Abbot Point Coal Terminal (APCT) in Queensland, Australia. Actions included disruptive protests and blocking roads and railways to stop coal throughput to and...

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Cold Weather Impacts on US Coal Shipments

January 16, 2018 9:01 am

We have heard from market sources that January is shaping up to be a tough month as some US Coalcos are facing difficulties getting enough railcars to move export coal shipments.  The central problem is the weather which caused frozen...

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Winter Storm Impacts US East Coast Export Operations

January 8, 2018 9:36 am

Last week most of the eastern US was blanketed in new record low temperatures, which combined with heavy snowfall and gusty wind conditions hampered port operations, stopped vessel movements and slowed railway service. Dominion Terminal Associates declared force majeure last...

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DTC Monthly Update©: January 2018

January 5, 2018 9:29 am

And just like that 2018 has arrived! Along with a fresh start comes the hope and optimism that a new year brings with it. A tight market, strong prices and a favorable administration don’t hurt either. We look forward to...

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