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World Coal - September 2015

World Coal - September 2015

The September issue provides outlooks on the current states of the coal industries in Poland, Ukraine and Turkey, as well as a view on the thermal coal market, mine water management and coal demand trends in the cement industry. The issue also includes features on slope conveyors, fleet management systems and coal transport logistics.
 

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World Coal - August 2015

World Coal - August 2015

In the run up to AIMEX 2016 in Sydney, the August issue includes a regional report looking at the Australian coal industry, as well as previewing the event and some of its coal industry exhibitors. The issue also includes features on coal sampling and analysis, underground mine planning, underground mine automation and control, drilling and blasting and conveyor transfer point solutions.
 

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World Coal - July 2015

World Coal - July 2015

This issue takes a closer look at the state that has been hardest hit by the downturn in the US coal industry: West Virginia – which has seen its coal output drop by 28% since 2008. On the technical side, we include articles on health and safety in longwall mining, shaft hoisting, overland conveying, coal storage facilities and breakers, crushers and sizers. Finally, our global power market review views the bigger picture of coal-fired power development in North American and Europe.
 

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World Coal - June 2015

World Coal - June 2015

A regional report on South Africa, where a dismal recent economic performance and increasing political interference are dulling the country’s mining industry outlook, kicks off the June issue of World Coal. On the technical side, we cover underground personnel transportation, roof bolters, mining trucks, coal loading and unloading and coal dewatering. Finally, a special report looks are the importance of proactive water management in the coal mining industry.
 

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World Coal - May 2015

World Coal - May 2015

Russia and the CIS – particularly Kazakhstan – are the focus on this month’s regional report from Amy Gibbs and Daisy Jackson at JLT Specialty. Meanwhile, two articles on longwall mining from RungePincockMinarco and Joy Global, as well as a review of IBS Mining and Tunnelling’s new roadheading system for gassy coal miners from World Coal’s editor, Jonathan Rowland, set the scene for next month’s Longwall USA in Pittsburgh at which World Coal will be exhibiting. Underground mine ventilation, mine dewatering, dust control and flow control complete the month’s features line-up.

Plus World Coal Asia 2015 supplement

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World Coal - April 2015

World Coal - April 2015

In the April issue of World Coal, we include the 2015 edition of our annual Coal Preparation Buyers Guide, which profiles the major coal handling and preparation OEMs from around the world. We also include technical articles on fine coal recovery, coal screening and high-capacity conveyor engineering. In other areas, we look at the use of flexible conveyor trains in underground coal mines with Joy Global, discuss the return on investment for power correction systems with Ampcontrol and dig deeper into automation with ASI Inc. Our regional report focuses on the US coal industry, while CRU provide an insight into the global metallurgical coal industry in 2015.
 

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World Coal - March 2015

World Coal - March 2015

In this month’s issue of World Coal, the regional report from Barry Baxter looks to Mozambique, a country that at once offers great potential for coal miners, while also posing a great number of challenges. The February issue also features articles on roof bolting and grouting, as well as conveyors, gears and drives. Also in the issue is the Exploration and Mine Development Review, which profiles coal exploration and mine development projects from around the globe. The February Industry View, from Will Cotezer at Stratum International, explains why the mining industry is facing a demographic time bomb, as industry leaders approach retirement age with seemingly a dearth in young talent to fill the gaps they are soon to leave.
 

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World Coal - February 2015

World Coal - February 2015

In this month’s issue of World Coal, the regional report from Barry Baxter looks to Mozambique, a country that at once offers great potential for coal miners, while also posing a great number of challenges. The February issue also features articles on roof bolting and grouting, as well as conveyors, gears and drives. Also in the issue is the Exploration and Mine Development Review, which profiles coal exploration and mine development projects from around the globe. The February Industry View, from Will Cotezer at Stratum International, explains why the mining industry is facing a demographic time bomb, as industry leaders approach retirement age with seemingly a dearth in young talent to fill the gaps they are soon to leave.
 

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World Coal - January 2015

World Coal - January 2015

In this month’s issue of World Coal, the regional report from Ng Weng Hoong asks whether India’s ambitious coal reforms can overcome the challenges and obstacles facing the country’s energy sector.
 

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World Coal - December 2014

World Coal - December 2014

In this month’s issue of World Coal, the regional report from Amy Gibbs, at JLT Specialty Ltd, discusses ongoing changes in the Colombian resource sector, where increasing levels of government interference could pose a significant risk to mining investors. The December issue features articles on coal handling and storage, bucket wheel excavators and coal mills. In a special report, Gordon Cope also discusses mining and the environment, explaining why coal mines are pursuing a variety of environmental initiatives as they look to clean up coal’s act. The December Industry View, from Nicholas Harwood at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, looks at ways the Australian coal mining sector can adapt to a new mining landscape.
 

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