The threat of new import tariffs on US coal could see China move towards importing from Australia, Canada and Russia instead.
The latest dry bulk news
BinMaster launches a new particulate monitor with its new DD-3000 dust alert sensor, which is designed to detect baghouse leaks.
T-Ports announces that construction work has begun at its Lucky Bay bunker site near Cowell (South Australia).
The Queensland Competition Authority will be considering Aurizon’s business case for rail maintenance in two days time.
By the end of 2019, the Chinese steelmaking city of Tangshan has plans to end the movement of its bulk commodities by truck and instead shift the transportation of all of its iron ore and coal from ports to steel mills by rail.
According to the latest report by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, winter crop production is predicted to decrease in 2018-19, while wheat and barley is set to rise.
“Increased shipments of iron ore by major mines will increase supply pressure, but steel mills' profits may increase further as downstream demand is expected to remain firm that will support demand and prices of high grade ores.”
Flying Cement selects AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH as provider of two bucket elevators needed to help construct an 8000 tpd kiln line which is hoped will increase production at its cement plant.
Tata Steel Limited has enlisted the help of Martin Engineering to help train new staff on conveyor operations and safety at one of the company’s newest facilities.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.’s coal carrier OI MARU was delivered to Imari Shipyard and Works of Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. on 14 June.