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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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STEAG takes over operations management in Brazil

On 1st February 2016, STEAG Energy Services do Brasil Ltd. (SESBR) took over responsibility for managing the operation of a gas treatment plant owned by Parnaiba Gas Natural S.A. (PGN). The Brazilian STEAG subsidiary was awarded this contract at the end of last year. Ulrich Sigel, Member of the Board of STEAG Energies Services GmbH, explained that his company’s operations ...

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Coal-fired power plants are the only means for generating a reliable and affordable power supply

On 15th January 2016, the VDKi (German Coal Importer Association) in Hamburg welcomed a high-profile guest to its New Year’s Reception. The President of the IG BCE (German Industrial Union for Mining, Chemicals and Energy), Michael Vassiliadis, delivered his keynote speech in front of an audience of around 170 members and guests. He considers the latest fossil-fuel phase-out proposals from ...

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VDKi publishes its initial assessment of the global trade, consumption and import of coal in 2015

As the German Coal Importer Association (VDKi) in Hamburg suggested last summer, the steady growth reported in the production of coal (coking and steam coal) for more than a decade is now expected not just to have stagnated but to have declined for the very first time. The VDKi estimates that global production has decreased by approximately 150 to 200 ...

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PDAC 2016 Convention in Toronto – First German pavilion a great success

More than 22,000 attendees from over 100 countries gathered at the PDAC 2016 Convention of The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) in Toronto where investors, analysts, mining executives, geologists, government officials and students gathered for the largest exploration and mining event in the world. In spite of recent industry challenges and the current downturn in the global resource ...

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Boldt/Weller/Kühne/von Mäßenhausen: Bundesberggesetz, 2. Auflage

The second edition of Boldt/Weller’s commentary on mining law was published at the end of 2015. Published in 1982 at the time the Federal Mining Act came into effect, the first edition of this commentary has now been completely revised by Gunther Kühne and Hans-Ulrich von Mäßenhausen. The commentary has been written by experts with practical experience in mining law ...

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