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Special reports - 08 February 2016


The future of ash fusion analysis

A report on recent advances in ash fusion analysis, which first appeared in the February 2016 issue of World Coal.


The good: Botswana

Botswana remains a country with much potential as a coal producer – only slowly being realised.


The bad: Mozambique

Mozambique’s logistical challenges will remain a restraining hand on its coal industry but is not discouraging Asian investors.


The ugly: South Africa

South Africa’s politics and economy are putting pressure on a coal industry already hurting from falling coal prices.


The good, the bad and the ugly

Southern Africa’s coal producers face myriad challenges with limited upside, as Jonathan Rowland reports.