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November 2019

The November/December issue of World Coal features a regional report on the challenges that Colombian coal producers have faced so far this year, as well as technical articles on coal analysers, silo inspections, surface miner technologies, and longwall pumps and hydraulics. This issue also features our annual global coal-fired power review!


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Contents

Colombia In Focus
Natalie Biggs, Wood Mackenzie Thermal Coal Research Lead – Americas, highlights the challenges that Colombian coal producers have faced so far this year, and looks at what the future holds for coal in the region.

Take The Plunge
Andreas Wahl, KAMAT, Germany, outlines the benefits of using fewer, more powerful plunger pumps in pump plants for hydraulics in high production longwalls.

Global Coal Power Review
Our annual coal-fired power review, featuring articles from Babcock & Wilcox, Hatch and Svendborg Brakes.

Analyse This
Michael Edwards, Real Time Instruments, Australia, highlights the developments of coal analysers.

Due Diligence For Mining Projects
Hakan Arden and Stephen Jones, DMT Consulting Ltd, UK, examine technical due diligence for mining projects.

Putting Down Downtime
Dennis Blauser (Marietta Silos) and Jordan Pomrenke (USA Silo Service), USA, explain why professional silo inspections are critical to workplace safety and minimising silo downtime.

Try This On For Seis
Steven Putt, DataCloud, USA, considers the merits of seismic while drilling technology.

Optimal Operations In Odisha
Henning Ranft, Wirtgen, Germany, recalls how the company's surface miner technology maximised output at an Indian coal mine.


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