BEIJING, Sept 28 China has ordered major coal mines to raise thermal coal output by another 500,000 tonnes per day, the latest concerted effort by the government to boost supplies to its electric utilities ahead of the winter, sources said on Tuesday.
SYDNEY, Sept 28 Severe storms and thousands of lightning strikes knocked out power to the entire state of South Australia on Wednesday, energy authorities said.
SYDNEY, Sept 28 Severe storms on Wednesday knocked out power to the state of South Australia, home to 1.7 million people, energy authorities said.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 28 The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer, Whiting Petroleum Corp , says the standoff over the $3.7 billion Dakota Access pipeline could be solved by giving economic opportunities, including supply and delivery contracts, to the Standing Rock Sioux and other Native Americans.
TOKYO, Sept 28 China's Baosteel Group's acquisition of Wuhan Steel will create stronger leadership in the country's steel industry and promote structural reform, the chairman of the Japan Iron and Steel Federation said on Wednesday.
TOKYO, Sept 28 Asian stocks were lower on Wednesday, with European banking sector concerns and lower crude oil prices dulling investors' appetite for riskier assets.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 27 With its recent acquisition of self-driving truck startup Otto, Uber Technologies Inc. is plotting its entry into the long-haul trucking business, aiming to establish itself as a freight hauler and a technology partner for the industry.
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BEIJING, Sept 28 China's state planner has told 74 major coal mines to increase thermal coal output by another 500,000 tonnes per day to ease supply shortages to the nation's utilities ahead of the winter, according to two sources briefed on a meeting on Monday.