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September 2016

The September issue of World Coal includes our MINExpo 2016 Coal Exhibitors Directory, profiling key equipment and technology suppliers to the coal mining, handling and processing industries. The issue also includes a regional report on the US coal sectors, as well as features on technology trends in mining, dust control, coal dewatering and a special report on coal and climate change.

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Industry View: Committed To Coal
Denise Johnson, Caterpillar Inc., USA.

Light At The End Of The Tunnel?
Jonathan Rowland asks what future is facing the US coal sector in a changed industry landscape.

MINExpo 2016 Coal Exhibitors Directory
World Coal profiles some of the key suppliers to the coal mining, processing and handling industries that will be exhibiting at MINExpo 2016 in Las Vegas.

Data-Driven Savings
Jason Knuth, Joy Global, USA, explains how improving technologies and machine learning are helping mining operations drive down operational costs, without sacrificing tonnage.

Moving Mountains Of Data
David Canady, Intergraph PP&M, USA, details the importance of keeping information and data organised, visible and readily accessible at mining facilities.

In Control
David B. Durocher, Eaton, USA, explains how to leverage technology upgrades to control energy consumption.

Planning For Success
Todd Schools, Emerson, USA, explains why top performing mines are ranking asset criticality to deliver targeted reliability.

Managing A Mine Of Data
John Hooper, Ampcontrol, Australia, outlines a networked communications system for efficient and simple data management in mine operations.

The Key To Dewatering
Dr Peter J. Bethell, Cardno Inc., USA, details current dewatering techniques for coarse, intermediate, fine and ultra fine coals.

Dust Control

The Road To Better Dust Control
Eric Tomicek, Australian Diversified Engineering (ADE), Australia, details dust suppression solutions for haul roads at opencast mining operations.

Breakers & Crushers

A Win Win For Collaboration
Chris Knowles, McLanahan, Australia, details how customer-driven innovations can deliver value to both sides of a partnership.

On A Roll
Claus Richter, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany, outlines concepts for the comminution of coal with RollSizers.

Why CO2 is not the problem
Dr Lars Schernikau, HMS Bergbau Group, Singapore and Germany, asks what really causes weather and climate change.

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