China churns out record daily steel output in June – Reuters calculation

China’s daily crude steel output rose to record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as anti-pollution production curbs pushed whole-month production slightly lower, official data showed on Monday. The world’s biggest steel producer churned out 87.53 million tonnes of crude steel...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/china-churns-out-record-daily-steel-output-in-june-reuters-calculation/

King coal rules in Japan as power utilities in thrall to low-cost fuel

Japanese utilities will rely on the return of coal-fired power plants from maintenance to meet peak electricity demand this summer, highlighting the country’s dependence on the more polluting fuel instead of natural gas. Coal-power stations capable of producing 10,437 megawatts (MW) of electricity...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/king-coal-rules-in-japan-as-power-utilities-in-thrall-to-low-cost-fuel/