Articles Tagged "Asia"

Coal Miners and Producers Could See Increased Demand From Asia

The Globe and Mail reported today that despite low coal prices and a global surplus, the industry is expecting increased demand from Asian countries in the long term. However, environmental concerns are still proving to be a significant hurdle for coal producers, according to the Globe.

Proposed Fraser Surrey Docks Coal Terminal Prompts More Health Concerns

CBC News reported that Dr. Paul Van Buynder, chief medical officer at the Fraser Health Authority, has called for an assessment of the health risks associated with the plan to build a coal terminal at Fraser Surrey Docks. The plan would see 4 million metric tons of coal from Montana and Wyoming transported down the Fraser River to Texada Island and then to Asia.