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November 2011

The lead feature of the November issue of World Coal is underground mining, with technical articles looking an detecting and locating trapped miners, underground mine refuge chambers and emissions controls in the underground environment. The regional report on Europe includes Linus Adler and Nigel Yaxley’s look at the future of the European coal market, while Tony lodge considers the impact of the UK carbon price floor on the coal industry. This month’s industry view comes from Eric Ford of Peabody Energy.

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Coal News

Industry View: Earning The Right To Grow
Eric Ford, Peabody Energy, US.

Going Downhill?
Linus Adler and Nigel Yaxley, in conjunction with Energy Edge, UK, examine the future of the European coal market.

Through The Floor
Tony Lodge argues that a UK carbon price floor could damage the coal industry before a possible renaissance.

A Sea Of Trouble
Mine water guidelines are getting tougher. Gordon Cope explains why those who ignore them do so at their own peril.

Making A Connection
Stefan Lottkus, Nexans, Germany.

Ground Breaking
Philip Shaw, SureWave Technology, UK.

Diagnosing The Problem
Tomasz Hartwig and Michal Psiuk, FAMUR Group, Poland.

Connecting Through Technology
Carole Ann Krelow, Nixon Mine Cable Supply Inc., US.

The Future Is Now
Dr Fred Delabbio, Rio Tinto Technology and Innovation, Australia.

Keeping A Lid On It
Tom Roberts, AirFlow Catalyst Systems, US.

Toughening Up
Frank Gault, Kennametal, US.

Staying Safe: Taking Refuge
Mark C. Radomsky, Joseph P. Flick and William Kinzey, Pennsylvania State University, US.

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