Wood Mackenzie goes long on met coal 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
Joe Aldina, principal research analyst for metal and energy consultant Wood Mackenzie, says that supply for metallurgical coal should level with demand by 2023, and although he expects met coal prices will rise, global producers “are not...

Amerigo processes new tailings source in Chile

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-25
Amerigo Resources (TSX: ARG; US-OTC: ARREF) hasn’t lost much time since it cut a deal with Codelco in April 2014 to treat a new source of tailings from the miner’s El Teniente mine, the world’s largest underground copper...

Optimists see 'gems' in besieged coal markets  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
VANCOUVER —  Attending the Coal Association of Canada’s annual gathering here in downtown Vancouver, it’s clear it's a pretty terrible time to be in the coal business, and that goes for both the metallurgical (met or...

Anglo Pacific has 'turned the corner,' CEO says 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
For Anglo Pacific Group (TSX: APY; LSE: APF), royalty income in the first half surpassed all of the royalty income earned last year. And while the company posted an after-tax loss for the six months ended June 30, it was a much smaller one than...

US stocks fall, Aug.17-21 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
U.S. equities tumbled as investors took in new data signaling a slowdown in China and a report that showed an unexpected rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, fuelling concerns of a global oil surplus. The S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones...

Strong headwinds for thermal coal 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
A year ago, South Africa’s Exxaro Resources (JSE: EXX; US-OTC: EXXAY) agreed to pay US$472 million to acquire 100% of Total’s (NYSE: TOT) South African thermal coal unit Total Coal South Africa Pty., which includes a majority...

Facts 'n' Figures: Coal, nuclear and renewables to boost Vietnam's electricity capacity 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
Vietnam is poised to transform its electrical power generation mix over the next two decades, as it modernizes the country’s agrarian economy to become a more industrialized nation. To accommodate greater industrial expansion and support...

Facts 'n' figures - Potash bid tops Q2 M&A activity: KPMG report 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-12
The following is an edited excerpt from KPMG’s Mining M&A Quarterly Newsletter. For more information and to see the full report visit

Editorial: US coal miners in crosshairs of Clean Power Plan  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-05
U.S. President Barack Obama has unveiled his administration’s sweeping plan to curb carbon emissions from U.S. power plants, and the news has domestic coal miners and coal-consuming states squirming. 

Teck chugs along, amid plunging coal prices 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-29
Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B and NYSE: TCK) has posted decent second quarter results. But analysts remain cautious about the diversified miner’s path forward, amid weakening coal markets.