Abowerbung
Home » Author Archives: Redaktion (page 22)

Author Archives: Redaktion

“The Crucial Decade”: Future study by the RAG-Stiftung creates momentum for rejuvenating the Ruhr region

On 20th June, the RAG-Stiftung in Essen/Germany presented a future study that is setting the wheels in motion for the further development of the former mining regions and triggering a debate on the rejuvenation of the Ruhr region. The RAG-Stiftung also plans to work in close collaboration with other partners to develop initiatives for transforming mining areas in the Ruhr ...

Read More »

Outstanding research and development

The research and development team at RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Herne/Germany, has been presented with the “Innovation through Research” seal of quality by the Association for the Promotion of Science and Humanities in Germany for its special commitment to research and development. The seal can be used until late 2017. “Research and development have a long history at RAG. RAG is a ...

Read More »

Lignite supports power supply transformation

“We want to work together with people from the world of politics, science and trade unions to ensure that the general conditions allow domestic lignite to continue to play its part in the supply reliability and affordability of electricity within the scope of the planned conversion of the German power supply,” explains Chairman of the Board of the German Lignite ...

Read More »

Coal power stations are more environmentally friendly as a backup for the energy transition than open gas turbines

In order to ensure the reliable supply of power in Germany during the energy transition and to compensate for fluctuations in renewable energies, the flexibility of thermal power stations will become extremely important in future, particularly in partial load operation. Coal power stations are already predominantly used to compensate for fluctuating renewable energies on account of their flexibility. A study ...

Read More »

European coal association on the Road from Paris

Executives from the European coal industry met in June at the annual meeting of the European Association for Coal and Lignite (EURACOAL) to discuss the industry’s strategic direction against the backdrop of the UNFCCC Paris Agreement of December 2015 and the EU’s related commitment to a 40 % reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Prior to the meeting, EURACOAL President, ...

Read More »

Coal Industry Advisory Board published his report „The Role of Coal for Energy Security in World Regions”

The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed the publication of the report “The Role of Coal for Energy Security in World Regions” by the Coal Industry Advisory Board to the International Energy Agency (CIAB) on the role of coal in energy security. Significant findings from the report include: Coal is widely used across countries and regions to ensure the security ...

Read More »

Sustainable coal production in Colombia: TH experts committed to exchange of knowledge

Accounting for 18 % of electricity production, coal is one of the most important sources of energy in Germany. The lion’s share of the coal used comes from abroad, with around 16 % from Colombia. This makes the South American country the third largest supplier after Russia and the USA. As a result of ecological crimes and the violation of human rights, ...

Read More »

DMT to assist in deposit evaluation in Kazakhstan

At this year’s MINEX Central Asia fair, held in Kazakhstan in April, the German mining consulting company DMT GmbH & Co. KG, Essen/Germany, sealed a cooperation agreement with Kazakhstan’s national geological exploration company Kazgeology. The aim of the collaboration is to develop the evaluation of mineral deposits in Kazakhstan to recognised international standards. Kazakhstan plans to evaluate its deposits in ...

Read More »

Expomin 2016: German technology for optimising processes and increasing productivity in Chilean mining

More than 50 German companies presented their products in the German Pavilion at Expomin, the largest Chilean mining trade fair, from 25th to 29th April 2016 in Santiago. Chilean Mining Minister Aurora Williams visited the German Pavilion during the opening activities (Figure 1). The competitive advantages of German products, particularly in terms of their alignment with high productivity and innovative ...

Read More »

The “Mr. Clean” of conveyor technology

With the proven H-type pre-cleaner (Figure 1), the FLEXCO Europe GmbH range includes a solution which enables users to significantly increase the productivity of their conveyor systems. The innovative solution can be used, e. g., in coal and iron ore mining. Fitted with 200 mm long, individually mounted cleaning blades, the H-type always rests against the belt in an optimum manner, thus ...

Read More »