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September 2009

Coal preparation is the lead feature in the September issue of World Coal, but we also look at highwall mining and include a special feature on recruitment, an issue that continues to challenges the industry. Meanwhile our regional review examines the Southeast Asian coal industry.


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Contents

Editorial comment
Editorial comment

Coal News
Coal News

A Bullish Outlook
Ng Weng Hoong reports for World Coal on the Southeast Asian coal industry.

East Asian Coal Handling
Pietro De Michieli, Bedeschi Group, Italy

Bringing Coal Prep Back to Earth
Mark Caskey, Steel Nation Steel Buildings Inc., US.

Dewatering Fine Coal Concentrate
Georg Schnabel, Andritz Separation GmbH, Germany, and Ryszard Moroz, Separator Project Ltd, Poland.

Natural Gamma Monitoring
Michael Ritchie, Mt Owen Complex, Australia, and Michael Edwards, Scantech International Pty Ltd, Australia.

Quick and Easy Maintenance
Mike Hamby, Gundlach Equipment Corp., US.

Screening Slime
Paul Brodzik, Derrick Corp., US.

Good Vibrations
Carla Phelps, Jeffrey Rader Corp., US.

Developing CCS in North America
Peter Ion writes for World Coal on the opportunities and challenges for CCS in Canada and the US.

Mining to the Max
Tom Vandergrift, Agapito Associates Inc., US.

Sensing Advantage
Brian Cox, MTS Sensors, US.

Highwall Highlights
J.D. Fairchild, Terex Corp., US.

Beyond Boom and Bust
Rick Moignard, Gemcom Software International Inc.

Essential Skills
Jonathan Ledger, Proskills, UK.

Growing the Engineers of the Future
Gemma Murphy, The Smallpeice Trust, UK.

Product News
Product News


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