Coal
Coal (from the Old English term col, which has meant "mineral of fossilized carbon" since the 13th century) is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata i...
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EPA’s curbs on coal-burning will save thousands of lives - The Washington Post
The Obama administration’s proposed curbs on coal-burning power plants could prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart attack and respiratory disease, scientists said Monday in the first peer-r...
Officials say death toll in Ukraine mine blast reaches 32
Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 32 with one person unaccounted for.
Coal by country
This article includes lists representing proven reserves and production of coal by country. All data is taken from British Petroleum.The reserve list specifies different types of coal and includes cou...
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Collier
Collier or colliers may refer to:
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Environmental issues with coal
The environmental impact of the coal industry includes issues such as land use, waste management, water and air pollution, caused by the coal mining, processing and the use of its products. In additi...
Coal mining
The goal of coal mining is to obtain coal and sometimes other resources from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Stee...
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Peat
Peat (turf) is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that is unique to natural areas called peatlands or mires. The peatland ecosystem is the most efficient carbon sink on ...
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SS Rosehill
SS Rosehill was a 2788-tonne steel-hulled collier built in 1911 by S.P. Austin and Son of Sunderland under the name Minster. Rosehill is also known as the Penhill. She was torpedoed by U-40 off Fowe...
Coal pier
A coal pier is a transloading facility designed for the transfer of coal between rail and ship.The typical facility for loading ships consists of a holding area and a system of conveyors for transferr...
Horace Mayhew
Horace Mayhew (20 June 1845 – 15 August 1926) of Broughton Hall, Flintshire, was a British mining engineer and colliery owner, JP Lancashire (1876), JP Flintshire (1888), Deputy Lieutenant (1900...
Coal gas
Coal gas is a flammable gaseous fuel made from coal and supplied to the user via a piped distribution system. Town gas is a more general term referring to manufactured gaseous fuels produced for sale ...
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Bottom ash
Bottom ash is part of the non-combustible residue of combustion in a furnace or incinerator. In an industrial context, it usually refers to coal combustion and comprises traces of combustibles embedde...
Secunda CTL
Secunda CTL is a synthetic fuel plant owned by Sasol at Secunda in South Africa. It uses coal liquefaction to produce petroleum-like synthetic crude oil from coal. The process used by Sasol is based o...
Densified coal
Densified coal is the product of the Coldry Process coal upgrading technology that removes moisture from low-rank coals such as sub-bituminous and lignite/brown coal. The densification process raises ...
Coal liquefaction
Coal can be converted into higher value hydrocarbons: liquid fuels, methane and petrochemicals. Conversion industry is commonly referred to "coal conversion" or "Coal To X". "Coal to Liquid Fuels" is ...
Environmental impact of the coal industry
The environmental impact of the coal industry includes issues such as land use, waste management, water and air pollution, caused by the coal mining, processing and the use of its products. In additi...
Environmental impact of the coal industry - Wikipedia
Vitrain
Vitrain is a type of coal. Its combustion leads to ash containing extractable levels of germanium compounds such as germanium dioxide.
Coal tar
Coal tar is a brown or black liquid of extremely high viscosity. Coal tar is among the by-products when coal is carbonized to make coke or gasified to make coal gas. Coal tars are complex and variable...
Shenhua CTL
Shenhua CTL (also known as Ningxia Hui CTL, Chinese: 神华CTL) is a planned coal liquefaction plant in Ningdong, Ningxia, China. Its planned capacity is 80,000 barrels per day (13,000 m/d). The...
Sulfate crust
Sulfate crust is a zone observed in the axial (central) parts of burning coal dumps and related sites. It is a zone built mainly by anhydrous sulfate minerals, such as godovikovite and millosevichite....