IndexBox has reported that in 2019, the Asia Pacific coal market increased by 6.1% to US$751.8 billion, rising for the third consecutive year after four years of decline.
Tim Buckley, IEEFA, Australia, provides a report on the current state of the coal industry in South and Southeast Asia.
The May/June issue of World Coal features technical articles on mine hoisting, room and pillar mining, trucks and tyres, ventilation and dust control, coal washing and separation.
Kevin Summ, Anguil Environmental Systems, USA, outlines a solution for harnessing power from ventilation air methane.
Dan Patterson, Chief Design Officer at InEight, writes about the benefits of augmented intelligence for mining projects.
Thomas Boutaugh, PEC Consulting Group – PENTA Engineering Corp., USA, discusses the advances in technology in the underground coal mining industry since the 1970s.
Fabian Korb, J. M. Voith SE & Co. KG, Germany, outlines how up-to-date hydrodynamic solutions for mining drivelines enable operators to handle market transformation.
The March/April issue of World Coal is now available online! This issue features fantastic technical articles, case studies and regional reports.
Ewelina Ptak, KH-Kipper, Poland, explains how to overcome the harsh, cold conditions faced by coal transporters every year.
Anne-Claire Howard, Bettercoal, UK, explains why India’s coal supply chain must become more responsible.
As the corporate world scrambles to embrace environmental, social and governance sustainable development goals and carbon neutrality targets, alva asks if the reputational risk of any involvement in coal post-Australian bushfires now become too great for businesses and investors to countenance?
Due to environmental concerns and economic factors, power plants that use slurry containment systems are transitioning from traditional ash handling systems to more environmentally sound alternatives.
According to data recently released by the International Energy Agency (IEA), global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions stopped growing in 2019, despite widespread expectations of another increase.