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November 2020

The November/December issue of World Coal features a regional report on the challenges that Russian coal producers have faced so far this year, as well as technical articles on a range of features software and automation, drill and blast, and conveyors and dust control. This issue also features our annual global coal-fired power review.

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Reconsidering Russia
Dmitry Popov and Ben Carstein, CRU, analyse major changes in the official expectations of Russia’s coal supply.

At The Coalface Of Change
Chris Mason, Rajant Corp., UK, explores why digitalisation and autonomy is important to the mining industry, both now and in the future.

Remote Operation
Mark Dunn, Craig James, David Hainsworth and Jonathon Ralston, CSIRO, Australia, explain how remote operations are the next step towards the ‘Intelligent Mine’.

Stretch Into The Future
Mark Roberts, Maptek, Australia, explains how digitalisation and integration can improve drill and blast operations.

From Waste To Value
Andrea Pitto, Salvadori, Italy, explores the environmental and economical benefit of waste tyre recycling in the mining industry.

Problem Solving In South Africa
Francois Meintjes, J.H. Fletcher & Co., USA, provides an insight into roof bolting in South Africa’s changing coal mining environment.

Capitalising On Coal Kinetics
Dr James Counter, Nalco Water, Australia, examines the opportunities for increased recovery and yield by optimising flotation kinetics and explores how a mechanical technology can supplement chemical solutions to maximise flotation performance.

Block-Ups Busted
David Fregez, Standard Industrie, France, explains why material build-ups can affect efficiency and how this can be avoided.

Not Just Dust
Glyn Pierce-Jones, Trolex Ltd, UK, gives insight into dust in the workplace, its harmful impact and what can be done to prevent it.

Global Coal Power Review
Our annual coal-fired power review, featuring articles from AMETEK Land, Clean Coal Technologies, Inc., RWE Technology International GmbH, and THIELE.

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