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July 2011

The July issue of World Coal focuses on coal preparation, with articles dedicated to coal cleaning, sampling systems and coal preparation plants and a focus on material handling. This month also includes a special section on coal-fired power plant technology and a regional report on South Africa by Barry Baxter. The VDMA’s Klaus Stöckmann discusses how equipment manufacturers are having to step up to increasing demand around the world in his Industry View comment.


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Industry View: Demand Is Challenging Equipment Manufacturers
Klaus Stöckmann, VDMA, Germany.

Reading The Roadmap
As demand soars across the globe and energy producers cry out for fuel, South Africa struggles with internal supply chain problems. Barry Baxter assesses the situation.

The Somkhele Strategy
Petmin’s position as a major South African producer of quality anthracite is an important part of its growth strategy. Lebo Mogotsi, Petmin, South Africa, discusses the latest developments at the Somkhele mine, and why its expansion is a key asset in the company’s focus on the steel value chain and global infrastructure development.

Cleaning Columns
Jaisen N. Kohmuench and Daniel A. Norrgran, Eriez, US.

King Of The Mountain
Gini McKain, Link-Belt Cranes, US.

In From The Cold
Tino Nowak, Takraf GmbH, Germany.

Maintaining Quality
Jarrett Sidney and Adam Orner, HSS Sampling Systems, US.

Fuel For The Fire
Barry Woodbine, Aumund Group, Germany.

Cutting Costs, Not Corners
Phil Burge, SKF, UK.

Who's Got The Power?

Can You Handle It?
B.V. Sambashivan, Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd, India.

Handling The Pressure
Al Hovland, P.E., Conco Systems Inc., Frank G. Lyter, P.E., PPL Generation LLC., US, and Charles Truchot, Air Liquide Corp., France.

Screen Idol
Henry Alamzad, Kason Corp., US.

Hidden Dangers
Edward B. Douberly, The Utility FPE Group Inc., US.

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