Mining, production and preparation

Propensity of coal to self-heat, CCC/172

CCC/172 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-492-4

When coal is exposed to air it undergoes exothermic chemisorption of oxygen which is followed by formation of surface oxides and to some extent oxidation of the coal, resulting in emission of various gases (the most prominent... More...


Coal upgrading, CCC/156

CCC/156 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-476-4

This report examines current technologies and those likely to be used to produce cleaner coal and coal products, principally for use in power generation and metallurgical applications. Consideration is also given to coal... More...


Good practice for industrial coal-fired boilers, CCC/154

CCC/154 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-474-0

A significant quantity of coal is consumed globally to provide process heat and steam for commercial and industrial processes (excluding power generation). Coal-fired industrial boilers play a key role for process and comfort... More...


Coalbed methane emissions - capture and utilisation, CCC/104

CCC/104 - ISBN: 92-9029-420-5

Methane emissions from coal contribute towards increasing greenhouse gas concentrations. However, methane is a source of energy which is cheap, geologically accessible and rela... More...


Gas control in underground coal mining, IEACR/91

IEACR/91 - ISBN: 92-9029-280-6

Various hazardous gases are emitted in working underground coal mines of which methane and carbon dioxide rich mixtures are the most common. The risks associated with these gases can be minimised by diluting them to safe conc... More...

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