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October 2011

The lead feature of October’s World Coal is transportation and logistics, with an accompanying product news special. Lead articles look at rail transportations, ports and terminals and floating transhipment solutions. Ng Weng Hoong discusses the challenges facing China’s economy in the regional report, while Lars Schernikau and Richard Morse examine the broader Asian context.

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Coal News

The Winds Of Change
China’s economy faces a strong headwind from power shortages and rising coal costs. Ng Weng Hoong assesses the threats.

Asia's Changing Landscape
Richard K. Morse, Stanford Program on Energy and Sustainable Development, US, and Dr Lars Schernikau, HMS Bergbau AG, Germany, weigh the risks of the next Asian coal decade, including a special report on the potential for US coal exports to Asia.

Prospects For The Global Coal Market
Dr Hans-Wilhelm Schiffer, RWE AG.

Coal Trade In The 21st Century
James Meredith, globalCOAL, UK.

Rough Waters
Peter Sand, BIMCO, Denmark.

Coal And Risk Management
Guillaume Perret, Perret Associates, UK.

A Smooth Ride
Ray Dykes, Westshore Terminals, Canada.

Flexible Solutions For Bulk Handling
Barry Woodbine, Aumund Group, UK.

Efficient Coal Handling
Joachim Dobler, Liebherr Werk-Nenzing GmbH, Austria.

Evolution Of Chinese Railcar Dumpers
David Hicken, Metso.

Outside The Box
Sanjeev Mathur, Bedeschi & BLL, Italy.

A Worthwhile Investment
John Connolly, Kingfisher Industrial, UK.

Product News Special: Transportation & Logistics

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