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July 2020

The July/August issue of World Coal features a regional report on the coal industry in Africa, as well as technical articles on conveyors, roof bolting and bolter miners, inspection, longwall mining, slurry management, screening, crushing, breaking and sizing and more!

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A Golden Opportunity For Coal
Peter Bryant and Wiles Kase, Clareo, USA, assess the importance of ESG in ensuring prosperity and equity in the development of African coal reserves.

Bolt Down On Quality
Uwe Wyink, Master Builders Solutions, Germany, explains how new rock bolting technology promises faster and higher quality tunnel development for longwall mining.

Causality: Fires And Collapses
Kent McTyer, DSI Underground, Australia, examines the effects of mine fires on resin-anchored bolts.

Essential Credentials
Nick Asaro, Cita Logistics, USA, outlines the importance of laboratory sample preparation, chain of custody and accreditation.

More Than Run-Of-The-Mill
Gary Madden, Techinomics, USA, discusses ‘smart process coal milling’, a method of addressing power plant primary classification.

Power Distribution Solved
Jessie Schembri PMP, Becker Mining Systems AG, Germany, discusses methods of solving common, reoccurring issues in underground power distribution systems.

Take The High Angle
Joseph A. Dos Santos, Dos Santos International, USA, explains why high angle conveyors provide the missing link for optimised IPCC systems.

Lighten The Load
Dan Marshall, Martin Engineering, USA, considers the key factors of loading zone design that help optimise production and efficiency.

Elevated Designs
Dario Margola, Gambarotta Gschwendt, Italy, discusses the highperformance of belt bucket elevators.

Seeing Conveyors In A Different Light
Liam Sheeder, Belt Tech Industrial, USA, addresses how using infrared thermography for predictive maintenance can help improve the safety and efficiency of production.

X-Ray Influence
Bernd Küsel, Conveyor Belt Gateway, Germany, discusses the merits of automated diagnostics on conveyor belts.

Reduce And Reuse In Real Time
Justin Kirkwood, Red Meters, USA, identifies how intelligent measurement systems for tailings ponds can deliver superior density measurement and serve as a real-time process issue detection and/or prevention device.

Coal Prep Plants Spotlighted
Kris Porter, Adrian Maré and Shane Hickey, Metso, Australia, discuss the changes to Australian coal prep plants in the last 10 years.

Not Such A Cagey Start
Matt Richardson, TerraSource Global, USA, considers how a particular type of cage mill is becoming more popular for small product sizing operations.

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