In this month’s issue of World Coal, the keynote article from Nikki Fisher, Anglo American, discusses trends in clean coal technology. Meanwhile, the regional report from Dr Stephen Mills, of the IEA Clean Coal Centre, examines developments in the Turkish coal sector, as the country continues its upward growth trajectory. The November issue features articles on roof support and ground control, conveyor safety, diesel engine maintenance and coal sampling and analysis. In a special report, Gordon Cope also discusses the various ways in which those in the coal industry have addressed the need for corporate social responsibility (CSR). The November Industry View, from Paul Verrill of EnAppSys, explains why, in the UK, coal is facing its greatest challenge yet. Advertise with us PDF preview
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Industry View: In The UK, Coal Faces Its Greatest Challenge Yet
Paul Verrill, EnAppSys, UK.
The Path To Clean Coal
Nikki Fisher, Anglo American, South Africa, discusses trends in clean coal technology.
Dr Stephen Mills, IEA Clean Coal Centre, UK, examines developments in the Turkish coal sector, as the country continues on its upward growth trajectory.
Controlling Ground Conditions In Longwall Recovery
John Stankus and Xiaoting Li, Keystone Mining Services, engineering affiliate of Jennmar, US, explain how a mine in the western US avoided severe ground conditions when mining in the Mammoth coal seam.
A Novel Idea
Phillip Gramlich and James Clingan, DSI Underground Systems, US, discuss effective methods of developing tension in a roof bolt.
We Need To Talk About CSR
Gordon Cope discusses the various ways in which those in the coal industry have addressed the need for corporate social responsibility.
Mike Travis, Marland Clutch, US, discusses design aspects of size selection for conveyor drive applications.
Don't Run The Risk
Jerad Heitzler, Martin Engineering, US, discusses way of eliminating the safety risks associated with conveyors by adopting new approaches.
Playing It Safe
Ryan Grevenstuk, Flexco, US, explains the importance of putting safety first during routine maintenance and repairs on conveyor belt systems.
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
Mark Barnes, Des-Case Corp., and Jim Pezoldt, Lubrication Engineers, US, explain that it is eminently possible to provide 50,000-hour off-highway diesel engine rebuilds.
Passing The Test
Basil Beamish and Jan Theiler, CB3 Mine Services Pty Ltd, Australia, with Jean Saurat and Tana Levi, CRL Energy Ltd, New Zealand, discuss adiabatic oven testing and compare comissioning results of those ovens and different laboratories.
From The UK To The World
Jonathan Rowland visited Bretby Gammatech to find out about the small British company as it continues to innovate in the coal monitoring sector.