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  • OMU's Smith-1 coal unit in Kentucky to be back online Monday: official

    Kentucky's Owensboro Municipal Utilities planned to restart Unit 1 at its 425-MW Elmer Smith coal-fired power plant Monday afternoon after the unit was idled on Friday to remove a "clinker" that had formed in the boiler, a utility official said.

  • Chinese market sees room to import low-CV Indonesian thermal coal

    Indonesian thermal coal suppliers were seeing some room for low-CV coal to be imported into the Chinese market, due to low domestic prices that had priced out seaborne cargoes of mid- to high-cv coal, sources said on Monday.

  • Kansas City Southern sees little visibility for coal business

    Kansas City Southern executives said Friday that the short-term outlook for the utility coal business lacks visibility, as ongoing congestion over the rail network poses yet another hurdle for the domestic coal industry, already diminished by low and less volatile natural gas prices and related coal plant retirements.

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