Shift to spot met coal pricing on rise: Alpha

Nov 20, 2013 | 04:11 PM | Stacy Irish

Tags  Alpha Natural Resources, metallurgical coal, coal exports, coal prices, Steve Higginbottom, Teck Resources, Stacy Irish

NEW YORK — Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources Inc. has seen an increase in spot metallurgical coal pricing for the export market due to price volatility, the company confirmed to AMM sister publication Steel First Nov. 19.

"Alpha has always sold some met coal into the spot market, but we are seeing an increase in spot pricing for export, not domestic, as a number of international buyers have moved to some, or even all, spot (buying) as....

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