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May 2017

The May issue of World Coal includes a regional report outlining the coal industry in Indonesia. Technical features include Ventilation & Gas Monitoring, Mining Trucks and Tyres, Coal Washing & Dewatering, Bucket Wheel Reclaimers, Coal Logistics & Transportation, Dust Control, Technology Trends in Mining.

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Industry View: Coal Plants: Efficiency Reduces Emissions
Paul McElhinney and Andreas Lusch, GE Power, Switzerland.

The Return Of King Coal?
Harry Floyd, JLT Mining, looks at Indonesia’s changing coal market and where the country is heading.

Managing Mishaps
Thomas Imgrund and Ruidiger Baltz, DMT, Germany, and Sergazy Baimukhametov and Alexsandr Polchin, DMT, Kazakhstan, suggest ways to improve gas outburst management at low permeability coal seams.

Driving Innovation
Pedro Pacheco, Kal Tire, Latin America, explains why inventing new solutions is more efficient than adopting them.

A Tipping Point For Truck Bodies
Ewelina Ptak, KH-KIPPER, Poland, outlines the distinguishing features of a new mining body for tipper vehicles.

Delving Deeper Into Dewatering
Johann Grossalber, Maximillian Lochno, Michael Reichenbach, Andre Siebelitz and Stefan Weis, ANDRITZ SEPARATION, Germany, introduce an efficient dewatering solution for coal.

Knowledge Is Power
Uno Sundelin, Bosch Rexroth, Sweden, presents hydraulic direct drives as the optimal solution for powering bucket wheel reclaimers.

Weathering The Storm
New Hope Group, Australia, demonstrate how Queensland Bulk Handling’s resilience to adverse weather conditions aided in the reassembly of a coal export terminal.

Keeping Dust Under Control
Jeff Peters, Scott Smith and Bryce Uytiepo, GE Water & Process Technologies, USA, discuss how certain suppression programmes can eliminate dust and positively impact the fuel value of coal.

Into The Future
Dr Hubert Fleming and Dave Drinkwater, Anglo American, explain how technological innovation is propelling the mining industry into the future.

The Virtual Reality Revolution
Elaine Bell, 5DT, South Africa, explains why advanced training simulators are revolutionising mining in South Africa.

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