This month’s issue of World Coal covers a broad range of topics. Maria van der Hoeven, of the IEA, writes a keynote article on how technology can help overcome challenges facing the coal industry. The issue also explores new coal frontiers that are emerging across the globe. Barry Baxter reports on Mozambican infrastructure development, while Dr Andrew Minchener OBE explores the rich mineral wealth of Mongolia. Dr Lars Shernikau and Daniel Goeckus look to Indonesia and discuss the current state of the coal industry in Sumatra and Central Kalimantan. Finally, Dr Elizabeth Stephens explores the challenges posed by developing these frontier territories. Articles from A.W. Chesterton Co. and IMATECH, International Magnetic Solutions, and FGXSepTech LLC, cover the ins and outs of coal preparation. The issue also features articles on maintenance & asset management from The Timken Co., Aveva, Schneider Electric and Martin Engineering. In a special report, Jonathan Rowland reviews some of the highlights of the bauma 2013 trade show in Munich.
In this issue