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The unintended consequences of China's coal cuts: pain for steel mills

23 Sep 2016

BEIJING The unintended consequences of China's efforts to shrink its coal industry emerged this week as Beijing called another last-minute industry meeting after government-enforced mine closures choked off coking coal supplies to troubled steel mills.

The unintended consequences of China's coal cuts: pain for steel mills

23 Sep 2016

BEIJING, Sept 23 The unintended consequences of China's efforts to shrink its coal industry emerged this week as Beijing called another last-minute industry meeting after government-enforced mine closures choked off coking coal supplies to troubled steel mills.

INTERVIEW-Beijing Gas plans $1 bln a yr spending on pipelines, storage

23 Sep 2016

BEIJING, Sept 23Beijing Gas Group said it plans to spend up to $1.2 billion a year over 2017 and 2018 to build pipelines and storage to meet a surge in demand for the cleaner-burning fuel in the Chinese capital and beyond by the end of the decade.

China's coal producers seek approval to increase output: sources

08 Sep 2016

BEIJING/SINGAPORE China's coal producers have sought government approval for a plan to increase output, sources said on Thursday, partially reversing efforts to cut capacity that has sent prices soaring and depleted domestic stockpiles this year.

China to use carbon scheme to boost electric car numbers: draft rules

12 Aug 2016

BEIJING China, the world's biggest auto producer, plans to include carmakers in its planned national carbon trading scheme to encourage the manufacture of more electric vehicles, according to a draft of rules being circulated in the industry.

China eyes gas distribution price cut to boost consumption: state media

01 Aug 2016

BEIJING China, the world's third-largest natural gas consumer, is planning to lower distribution prices for gas, part of anticipated sector reforms to boost use of the cleaner-burning fuel, state media reported.

China eyes gas distribution price cut to boost consumption -state media

01 Aug 2016

BEIJING, Aug 1 China, the world's third-largest natural gas consumer, is planning to lower distribution prices for gas, part of anticipated sector reforms to boost use of the cleaner-burning fuel, state media reported.

China launches new alert system to tame wind power investments

21 Jul 2016

BEIJING China has launched a risk alerting system to prevent further investments in wind power generation in certain locations, after large amounts of power were wasted due to inadequate power transmission infrastructure.

China needs market reform, emission rules to boost gas use: industry

29 Jun 2016

BEIJING China needs broader market reform and tighter emission regulations to promote natural gas as the most effective fuel to cut its emissions, industry executives said on Wednesday.

China needs market reform, emission rules to boost gas use-industry

29 Jun 2016

BEIJING, June 29 China needs broader market reform and tighter emission regulations to promote natural gas as the most effective fuel to cut its emissions, industry executives said on Wednesday.

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