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Special reports - 19 January 2015

Reviving old coal mines

How McLanahan's rotary breakers helped revive the fortunes of Armstrong Coal’s mines in western Kentucky.


Regional Report – India: a fresh start

As India’s new government tries to reform the country’s coal industry, it faces strong resistance from environmental, business and labour groups.


Controlling dust in longwall mines

Ultimately, the best way of protecting miners from respirable coal dust in longwall mines is to move them away from the face.