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June 2019

The May/June issue of World Coal features a regional report on South African coal and the impact of the declining use of coal on a global scale on the market, an In-Pit Crushing and Conveying Review, as well as features on: Coal Sizing; Continuous Miners; Cranes, Grabs, Shiploaders & Unloaders; Inspection, Sampling, Testing & Analysis; Roof Bolting & Ground Support; Trucks & Tyres; and more!


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Contents

South Africa Seeks To Save Coal
Negative views on coal and its impact on the environment have resulted in a precipitous decline in the use of coal by major global economies. However, Henk Langenhoven and Bongani Motsa, Minerals Council South Africa, confirm that a number of opportunities still exist that would foster the growth of South Africa’s coal industry.

The Key To Quality
Birgit Bender, RC Inspection, the Netherlands, highlights the importance of professional inspection, sampling and sample preparation in ensuring high quality coals.

Time Is Money
Philip Waddell, Telestack, Northern Ireland, explains how the company’s technology is helping coal producers and consumers maximise their time and financial investment to achieve improved operational efficiency.

Finding The Right Fit
Sam Barton, Xoptix, UK, discusses the potential of in-process particle sizing to optimise efficiency and reduce environmental impact.

Full Steam Ahead
Juergen Froehlich, Siemens Gas & Power, Germany, talks about Steam 4.0 – the linking element to a sustainable future.

Keep The Wheels Turning
Tim Phillips, CMA/Double Coin, USA, explains how best to adapt to fluctuations in tyre demand.

IPCC Review
Featuring articles from RWE Technology International, ALLU Finland Oy and SRK Consulting.

The Road Ahead Is Remote
Dr. Jonathon Ralston, CSIRO, Australia, details the trends, challenges and opportunities faced by advancing roadway development capabilities.

A Supported Structure
Pawel Topol, FAMUR, Poland, explains how to increase the lifetime and safety of headings through bolting operations.


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