Coal takes a battering as US production hits lowest level since 1986

James S Murray
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From the US to China and India, the coal sector is under fire, fuelling hopes the industry has entered a period of terminal decline

It wasn't the best start of 2016 for the global coal industry. It kicked off with reports from China that the government's ongoing air pollution crackdown will see it close over 1,000 coal mines this...

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