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December 2016

In the December issue of World Coal, Editor Jonathan Rowland looks back on MINExpo 2016 and reviews some key industry news. Technical features include Coal Silos, Stockyards & Storage Domes, Coal Loading & Unloading, as well as a Consultants Directory profiling some of the key consultancies serving the coal industry worldwide.


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Coal News

Industry View: The BtuBaron’s Half-Time Report
Steve Doyle, BtuBaron LLC, USA.

Tightening Up On Storage
Rebecca Long Pyper, Dome Technology, USA, looks at the changing face of US coal and why companies are using domes to store product.

Cleaning Up
Andrew Marti, Martin Engineering, USA, discusses the removal of material build-up from coal storage silos.

Done With Dust
Richard Posner, Dust Solutions Inc. (DSI), USA, highlights options for suppressing fugitive dust during material handling and reclaiming.

Silo Fire Fighting: Winning The Game Of Hazards
Justin Clift, Hazard Control Technologies, USA, outlines the risk of coal silo fires and methods to combat and prevent them.

A Family Affair
Pietro de Michieli, Bedeschi Spa, Italy, describes an ongoing project to supply a coal-fired power plant with a complete coal handling system – including a 2 km pipe conveyor.

Put To The Test
Ralph Story, PEBCO Inc., USA, provides an overview of a start-up testing operation of the company’s batch weigh train loading system in South Africa.

Monster Machines In The Digital Age
World Coal’s Editor, Jonathan Rowland, looks back at MINExpo International 2016 and reviews some of the key news from the show.

Consultants Directory 2016
World Coal presents its Consultants Directory 2016, featuring profiles and case studies from some of the key consultancies serving the coal industry worldwide.


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