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Digital highlights - March 2014

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WCA urges EU to ensure affordable energy access
The WCA has called on the EU to ensure access to affordable energy, adding that coal is essential to delivering affordable energy to Europe.

Value of US net coal exports since 2005
According to the US EIA, the dollar value of US net coal exports has increased more than three-fold since 2005.

China’s coal demand to peak in 2020
China’s coal demand will peak in 2020, with the country needing approximately 4.7 billion tonnes.

From our sectors

Mining Atlantic Coal to purchase new equipment
Atlantic Coal is to purchase six haul trucks and two dozers in a bid to significantly increase ROM production at Stockton.

Handling Troubleshooting belt cleaners
The five factors of correct conveyor belt cleaning.

Ports and terminals Aurizon upgrades coal haulage outlook
Australian rail freight company Aurizon has raised its guidance for its coal haulage volume for the fiscal year 2013-14.

Power Shell signs CCS agreement with UK government
Shell has signed an agreement with the UK government to progress the Peterhead CCS project to the next design phase.

Products RPM launches haulage simulation software solution
RungePincockMinarco has announced the launch of a new haulage simulation software product, HAULSIM.

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1 Outlook for metallurgical coal is steady
Mike Elliott, EY Mining & Metals, explains why the global outlook for metallurgical coal is steady despite steel industry troubles.

2 Peabody launches energy campaign
Peabody has launched a campaign to eliminate energy poverty, increase access to low-cost electricity and improve emissions through clean coal technologies.

3 Russian coal terminal will create 700 jobs
Primorsk Territory Government says new bulk terminal at Sukhodol Bay will create 700 jobs.

4 Mozambique coal project has potential
Queensland Bauxite has acquired a further coal project in Mozambique, located close to the Palma and Pembra ports.

5 Commercial coal gasification anniversary
Chemical engineers will celebrate the anniversary of the first commercial operation to produce and supply gas from coal.

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