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January 2011

The lead feature in the January issue of World Coal looks at ports and terminals. There are articles on a variety of topics, including ship loaders and unloaders, grabs and cranes, stackers and reclaimers, and storage facilities. The spotlight is material handling, while Barry Baxter takes a look at transactions and the effects of rising export rates across southern Africa.


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India Cleans Up
Dr Stephen Mills, IEA Clean Coal Centre, UK.

Paradigm Shifting
Diego Damiani, P&H MinePro Services International, UK.

Feeling the Strain
In the final quarter of 2010, bad weather and rising demand combined to increase vessel congestion at key coal load ports already under pressure from high demand. With global seaborne trade forecast to rise rapidly over the next five years, Michael King examines what investors are doing to boost terminal capacity.

Complete Handling Systems
Stefan Doetsch, Sandvik Mining and Construction, Sweden.

Floating Facilities
Captain Giordano Scotto d’Aniello, Coeclerici Logistics, Italy.

As The Dust Settles
Umit Turunc, GE Power and Water, US.

Cracking Up
Les Williams, Dunlop Conveyor Belting, The Netherlands.

Handling Projects
Pietro de Michieli, Bedeschi SpA, Italy.

Reliable Support
Alan A. Campoli and Dakota D. Faulkner, Jennmar Corp., US.

Working Together
HTC Purenergy Inc., Canada.

Product News


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