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April 2017

The April issue of World Coal includes a regional report outlining the coal industry in East Asia. Technical features include Underground Mine Power & Distribution, Mining Software, Shiploading & Unloading, Crushers Breakers and Sizers as well as a general interest feature on Engines & Emissions Control.


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Industry View: Post COP21 And The Election Of President Trump

A Key Demand Market For Coal
Matthew Boyle, CRU, Australia, outlines the coal consumption trends in the East Asian regions of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.

Guaranteeing Integrity
Jason Padgett, Ampcontrol, Australia, introduces the latest advancements in high-integrity isolation systems.

Going Underground
David B. Durocher, Eaton, USA, evaluates ways of increasing the effectiveness of protective devices in underground mining.

Practice Makes Perfect
Hugh Pines, ThoroughTec, South Africa, outlines simulator technology that is improving the performance of soft rock mining.

Serious About Safety
Neville Judd, Hexagon Mining, Canada, explains how advances in mining software are helping to prevent industry accidents.

Transitioning With The Times
Ammar Wahab, Denise Wong and Fiona Straton, Schneider Electric, Singapore, explain how transforming operations will ensure continuing profitability in the mining industry.

Staying Safe And Sound
Alan Ansic, Hawk Measurement Systems (Hawk), Australia, outlines microwave protection for safeguarding coal shiploaders.

Clearing The Air
Erica Tucker, Cummins, USA, explains the details behind emissions technology for off-road equipment.

Crushed To Size
Heiko Kertscher, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, Germany, explains why a ‘one size fits all’ approach should not apply to coal crushing technology.


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