The size and global reach of the coal industry is unparalleled in the mining sector Almost 500 million tonnes of coal are shipped annually around the world at a traded value of around US 15bn, but the total amount of coal mined each year amounts to some 3.8 billion tonnes This puts the total value of annual production at around US 100bn far higher than the next most important mined commodity, aluminium The Coal Industry provides an in depth overview of the international coal trade at the turn of the millennium In 330 pages of clearly presented information, analysis and statistics, it brings the industry into sharp focus from productivity and power plants to growth prospects and global warming Detailed data, authoritative analysis Read this guide and find out about How the coal industry has developed from its earliest beginningsHow the latest processing treatments are creating a wider market for coalThe factors which will guide coal markets over the next decadeHow concerns over greenhouse gas and nuclear energy could have a positive effect on coal demandThe recent growth in supply from Colombia, Indonesia and Venezuela and the changing structure of the European industryThe activities of the major producers and their chances for improved profitabilityThe environmental impact of coal and how it can be reducedThe Coal Industry is essential reading for industry executives, the financial community and government policy makers, as well as providing an excellent introduction and training resource for new entrants to the industry.A comprehensive guide to the workings of the international coal industryWritten by a world renowned mining analystExamines future trends in demand, trade and pricing...
|Title||:||The Coal Industry|
|Publisher||:||Woodhead Publishing 1 edition July 31, 2000|
|Number of Pages||:||320 pages|
|File Size||:||587 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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