Chinese coal mines in Shanxi’s Linfen and Yulin cities have delayed restarting production after the Lunar New Year holidays because of the coronavirus outbreak, sources told S&P Global Platts Friday.  Chinese coal mines in Yulin, which were closed for the Lunar New Year break, are not permitted to restart production and workers out on holiday shall not return to work until further notice, the Yulin Bureau of Energy said in a statement sent to miners and coal users on January 26. “In order to reduce transmission of coronavirus, please strengthen hygiene standard for workers who are working during the holiday at operating Chinese mines and ensure that no unauthorized personnel could enter operating mines,” the statement added. Market sources […]