According to Drewry, the dry bulk shipping market will grow steadily but renewable energy as a replacement of coal is a downside risk as shifts away from coal could hamper dry bulk trade over the medium term.
Handling Week: Waldemar Wójcicki, FAMUR S.A., Poland, examines the use of compact conveyor drives in underground mines.
Handling Week 2017: Eric Yan, Eriez Flotation Division, and Jose Marin, Eriez Minerals and Materials Processing, USA, detail technology developments that can facilitate ways to minimise downtime, produce savings and expand capacity.
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Handling Week 2017: Harold A. Walker and Donna F. Walker, PICOR, USA, explore the dangers of hatches and hatch covers on ocean-going coal vessels and how a new technology could avoid such risks, reduce costs and improve safety.
In World Coal December, Rebecca Long Pyper, Dome Technology, USA, looked at the changing face of US coal and why companies are using domes to store product.
In World Coal December, Ralph Story, PEBCO Inc., USA, provided an overview of a start-up testing operation of the company’s batch weigh train loading system in South Africa.
In the December issue of World Coal, Steve Doyle, President of BtuBaron LLC, provided the consultancy’s half-time report on coal prices.