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February 2011

This month, World Coal takes a look at underground mining. Articles get under the surface of continuous miners, roof bolting, haulage and electrical systems and communications. The spotlight feature is on mine planning, modelling and exploration, while Gregory H Boyce, chairman and CEO of Peabody Energy, offers his opinions on the challenges facing the energy industry in the first of a new series of Industry Views. The February issue’s regional insight features Colombia.


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Coal News

Industry View: The 21st Century Energy Challenge
Gregory H. Boyce, Peabody Energy, US.

Coal In Colombia
Paul Bright, SRK (UK) Ltd, UK, provides an introduction to the Colombian coal industry.

World Review 2011
World Coal compiles its annual review of some of the major coal-related projects, in various stages of completion, across the globe.

Avoiding Accidents
Dr F. Becker and S. Becker, Becker Mining Systems AG, Germany.

Competition That Saves Lives
Ron Land, Coal Services Pty Ltd, Australia.

Seismic Data Tools For Coal Miners
Peter Johnson, Maptek, Australia.

Italian Design, Made In China
Ian Thomas, MAI Group, Italy.

Product News


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