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World Coal - April 2011

World Coal - April 2011

The April issue of World Coal focuses on coal preparation, with technical articles dedicated to crushing and sizing, analysis, jigs and cyclones, centrifuges, slurry pumps and motorised pulleys. This month’s regional insight is on Mongolia, with an examination of how the country has emerged as a major player in the global coal trade and the challenges it faces as an emerging economy. April also sees the second in World Coal’s new series of Industry Views, with Alisa Murphy, CEO of B9 Coal, arguing the case for clean coal technologies. This month’s spotlight feature is on safety.
 

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World Coal - March 2011

World Coal - March 2011

The lead feature of this month’s issue of World Coal is opencast mining. There are articles on draglines, weighing machines, trucks, shovels and in-pit crushing and conveying. The regional insight turns to Russia, with an overview of the last 12 months in the country’s coal mining industry and a comprehensive look at how the sector is evolving. Barry Baxter keeps readers up to date on the southern African coal industry and Tony Lodge reports on an innovative use of pulverised fly ash. This month’s spotlight is on lubrication and wear protection.
 

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World Coal - February 2011

World Coal - February 2011

This month, World Coal takes a look at underground mining. Articles get under the surface of continuous miners, roof bolting, haulage and electrical systems and communications. The spotlight feature is on mine planning, modelling and exploration, while Gregory H Boyce, chairman and CEO of Peabody Energy, offers his opinions on the challenges facing the energy industry in the first of a new series of Industry Views. The February issue’s regional insight features Colombia.
 

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World Coal - January 2011

World Coal - January 2011

The lead feature in the January issue of World Coal looks at ports and terminals. There are articles on a variety of topics, including ship loaders and unloaders, grabs and cranes, stackers and reclaimers, and storage facilities. The spotlight is material handling, while Barry Baxter takes a look at transactions and the effects of rising export rates across southern Africa.
 

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World Coal - December 2010

World Coal - December 2010

The lead feature in the December issue of World Coal looks at underground mining with articles on a variety of topics, including underground communications, water management and longwall mining. The spotlight is turned on gears and drives, while Barry Baxter reports on the impact of South Africa’s recent move to reduce its dependence on coal-fired power.
 

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World Coal - November 2010

World Coal - November 2010

The November issue of World Coal delves into the world of opencast mining, from tyre performance to a case study of an environmentally friendly opencast mine in China from Wirtgen Machinery Co. Ltd. Both the environment and China feature heavily as this month’s spotlight features and regional reviews. In addition, Barry Baxter provides a short summary of some troubling developments in South Africa.
 

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World Coal - October 2010

World Coal - October 2010

The October issue of World Coal tackles the “biggest headache” in the coal supply chain: transportation. Michael King sheds some light on volatile shipping costs, while the issue also includes contributions from Freightliner Heavy Haul, Alimak Hek, GBRf, Cargotec and ThyssenKrupp Fördertechnik. The spotlight feature discusses coal trading, while we head to Europe for the regional report. Speaking of heading to Europe, the World Coal team will be present at the 30th Coaltrans World Coal Conference in Amsterdam this month: profiles of some of the other exhibitors can also be found in this issue.
 

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World Coal - September 2010

World Coal - September 2010

The September issue of World Coal includes features on coal preparation and materials handling with articles from GE, Siemens and Xstrata Technologies, among others. The regional review focuses on Southeast Asia, a region that will play an increasingly important role in both the supply and demand of coal.
 

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World Coal - August 2010

World Coal - August 2010

As clean coal technologies continue their rapid emergence, this month’s issue focuses on new fuels and technologies. Bretby Gammatech provides an insight into the world of coal analysis, while World Coal also casts an eye over the South African coal industry.
 

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World Coal - July 2010

World Coal - July 2010

This month’s regional review looks at the volatile Australian industry. As well as an article from our correspondent, Ng Weng Hoong, it also includes a report on the latest developments down under, as well as an Australian mine profile from Rio Tinto. Elsewhere, the lead feature is longwall mining, and we also have a spotlight feature on mine reclamation, including articles from Alpha Natural Resources, Arch Coal and First Coal Corp.
 

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