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December 2011

World Coal December looks at coal preparation, featuring technical articles on crushing, slurry pumps and coal analysis. Gordon Cope looks at the impending MACT regulations for coal-fired power in North America, while Barry Baxter’s regional report on Botswana surveys the successes and difficulties the country’s coal industry has experienced. The spotlight feature is on clean coal technologies, and this month’s industry view is from Stephen Chan of Eversheds.


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Coal News

Industry View: China’s Position In The Global Coal Market
Stephen Chan, Eversheds LLP, Hong Kong.

Off The Rails
The progress of Botswana’s coal industry has been slow, with decisions being put back and projects stalled. Barry Baxter looks at the reasons for the delays.

Adapting To The Environment
Chris Knowles, McLanahan Corp., US.

Crushing In Action
Manuel Noss, Sandvik Mining & Construction Crushing Technology GmbH, Germany.

Going With The Flow
Mike Bjorkman, BJM Pumps, US.

Soaking It Up
Nigel S. Dong, IEA Clean Coal Centre, UK.

Generation Next
Paul Reagan, Sampling Associates International, US.

Keeping Coal Consistent
Nichelle Worthington, SABIA Inc., US.

Every Joule Counts
Dr Georg F. Szczendzina, DCC-GmbH, Germany, and Kai-Oliver Linde, IKA-Werke GmbH & Co. KG, Germany.

Big MACT
Gordon Cope reveals why mercury regulations are about to have a big impact on US coal-fired electricity plants.

The Appliance Of Science
Tom Sarkus, National Energy Technology Laboratory, US.

What A Gas!
Gerda Gottschick, Siemens Energy, Germany.

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