BLACK CHINA BLOG >> Calcined Coke


In the previous post, I talked about how the FUD factor – fear, uncertainty and doubt – is affecting aluminium prices. Much the same argument can be made about petroleum coke and calcined coke prices. Readers of our monthly Black China Reports will know that calcined coke prices in China are sitting in the low- […]

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I mentioned a moment ago that calcining plants in Nanjing had been ordered to close by the end of July, though there is a distinct possibility that the plants will escape the ruling. Some other announcements are worth bearing in mind as you plan your calcined coke purchases over the next two years. CNOOC has […]

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Shipments of calcined needle coke from Japan to China have been interrupted by the recent earthquake and tsunami, according to reports inside China. With many of Japans ports closed or running at less than full capacity, March shipments have been delayed a month, though at this stage it is hard to say whether that delay […]

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Oxbow  Swiss Holdings GmBh, a related enterprise of Oxbow Carbon & Minerals, has purchased an additional 40% of the PCIC calciner in Kuwait. Oxbow have taken the share that was owned by Al Mat Investment Company, of Kuwait. The calciner has a rated capacity of about 350,000t, though it has been operating well below that […]

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Alcoa has announced it has signed a letter of intent with Weifang Lianxing Carbon in Shandong province for a joint venture in calcined coke production. Lianxing produces about 300,000T of calcined coke per year, drawing most of its green coke from local independent refineries. The plan is apparently for Alcoa take to take control of […]

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