Coal Handling Articles

  • Helping China deliver cleaner coal power – Case Study

    To keep pace with the electricity demands of its rapidly growing economy, China’s coal-fired power plant construction is booming. Conscious of their environmental impact, China has focused on building efficient, low polluting plants. One imperative is to balancethe fuel to air ratio in the boilers. More accurate fuel to air ratios result in increased boiler efficiency and a reduction in ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • AMETEK Land - World Coal - Beat the Heat

    Between the time a piece of coal is dug out of the ground and is burned in a power plant boiler, it has been through many stages of transportation and storage. One of the advantages of coal as a fuel for power generation is the ability to store substantial quantities on site. This provides a strategic buffer of at least one month's fuel supply, which can be valuable if there is a short- or ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • E.ON Benelux power station Maasvlakte, Rotterdam - Case Study

    Next Generation Power Production E.ON’s new Maasvlakte power station also known as MPP3 is built in the harbour of the Dutch metropolis Rotterdam. The modern supercritical hard coal fired unit with a capacity of 1100 MW is expected to have a thermal efficiency of more than 46 percent. The new plant built in the vicinity of the existing Maasvlakte station is designed as cogeneration ...

  • Briquettes Are the New Renewable Energy

    You can walk towards a sustainable and clean environment by promoting usage of Briquettes which can be made by various kinds of Briquetting machines. There are different types of machines, and a large number of manufacturers supply them with versatile range and performance. It is a very effective initiative to keep the glory of the environment by making it pollution free and encourage the use of ...


    By Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools

  • Briquettes – Favoring Green Revolution and Safeguarding the Environment

    Briquettes facilitate easy storage, transportation and when used as fuel they are environment-friendly and smokeless. This is the reason there is an increased demand for them. If you are willing to take an initiative for an environment friendly atmosphere and also earn with the cause, the first thing you require to have in your business is a Briquettes machine. Briquettes are a handy way to ...


    By Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools

  • We don’t want energy storage

    Claiming that we don’t want energy storage seems like a provocative thing to say. For example, the Energy Institute (EI)’s 2015 Energy Barometer report, a survey of professionals in the energy industry, rated storage as the area most in need of innovation. My point isn’t that energy storage isn’t ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Hydrophobic aggregation of fine particles in high muddied coal slurry water

    The hydrophobic aggregation of fine particles in high muddied coal slurry water in the presence of four quaternary ammonium salts of 1231(dodecyl trimethyl ammonium chloride), 1431(tetradecyl trimethyl ammonium chloride), 1631(cetyl trimethyl ammonium chloride) and 1831(octadecyl trimethyl ammonium chloride) was investigated through the measurement of contact angles, zeta potentials, ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • How old will you be when the oil runs out?

    Think environmental change happens too slowly to matter to your lifetime? “Your Life on Earth,” an intriguing  interactive developed by the BBC, just might get you thinking otherwise. Enter your birth date, gender and height, and up pops a personalized infographic showing how much you and the world around ...


    By Ensia

  • Possibility of biomass gasification in tea manufacturing industries in Assam, India

    Tea manufacturing industries in India use natural gas, tea drying oil, wood, and coal for process heat. India is the second largest producer of tea [(1,137.07, China 1,761.00) million kilogram] in 2012. About 0.6–1.2 kg of coal is required to produce one kilogram of dried tea with average moisture of 2.5–3 percentage (w.b.). Biomass gasification is an established renewable energy technology for ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Mining equipment cleaned with Ivey-sol prior to painting. used to remove residual oils and coal dust. successful application - Case Study

    It was excellent, it worked very well It took all the oils and coal residues off in a fraction of the time it normally takes when using just high pressure hot water. It allowed us to clean and prep the equipment for painting in 1 verses 2 days". Post Treatment Water Following Ivey-sol Treatment of Heavy Waste-oil Contaminated Soils at a Refinery Site. The precipitation of the oil was effected ...


    By Ivey International Inc.

  • Utilisation of waste coal dust of steel industry for power generation

    The present paper describes the generation of waste coal-dust from steel industry and its utilisation for generation of power in power plant. The main objective of the work is to utilise the heat energy of coal dust into useful work and propose a combination of coal and coal dust supplying system to the boiler. The work started with the collection and analysis of the coal dust. The physical ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • What are the Bright and Down Sides of Sand Dryer?

    Sand roasting machine is also named as yellow sand roasting machine, it is a sort of dryer that can handle a large amount of materials. Owing to the reliable operation, flexible manipulation, large capacity, excellent adaptation of the machine, it is widely used in construction industry, metallurgical industry, mining industry, food industry etc. There are many heating ways for sand drying ...


    By Fote Machinery

  • Coal company valuation, production and reserves

    The primary determinants of the value of a coal company are its cash flows and earnings, which is dependent upon the quantity and quality of the coal it produces and coal selling prices; future production potential, which is described by its reserves; and its inventory of capital assets, mining equipment, infrastructure, and acreage. The purpose of this paper is to establish the relationship ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Millmerran Power Station Units 1 and 2 - Case study

    Millmerran Power Partners Millmerran, Queensland, Australia Plant Owner Millmerran Power Partners Plant Name Millmerran Power Station Units 1 and 2 Project Developer InterGen EPC Contractor Bechtel Location Millmerran, Queensland, ...


    By Dürr Megtec LLC

  • Heavy media coal hydro-transport in Malinau, Indonesia: a process study

    In Indonesia, coal transportation has traditionally been handled by trucks and by other mechanical means. With the expansion plan of coal production and increasing truck costs, Kayan Putra Utama Coal believes that alternative modes of transportation must be considered. For long distance transport of export size coal, one of the most viable options is to use coal slurry pipeline. This paper ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Heavy media coal hydro-transport in Malinau, Indonesia: a process study

    In Indonesia, coal transportation has traditionally been handled by trucks and by other mechanical means. With the expansion plan of coal production and increasing truck costs, Kayan Putra Utama Coal believes that alternative modes of transportation must be considered. For long distance transport of export size coal, one of the most viable options is to use coal slurry pipeline. This paper ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Dry Fork Station - Case study

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative Wyoming Municipal Power Agency Gillette, Wyoming Plant Owner Basin Electric Power Cooperative Wyoming Municipal Power Agency Location Gillette, Wyoming Contract Order: 2007 Commercial Operation: 2011 ...


    By Dürr Megtec LLC

  • Prairie State Generating Company - Case study

    Prairie State Energy Campus Washington County, Illinois Plant Owner Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) Plant Name Prairie State Energy Campus EPC Contractor Bechtel Power Corporation Location Washington County, Illinois ...


    By Dürr Megtec LLC

  • Better combustion airflow monitoring at the Hunan Yiyang power plant

    China has experienced tremendous growth in electricity demand over the past two decades. Coal-fired plant construction has exploded in the country to meet its seemingly insatiable appetite for electricity. Because most power plants in China use coal as fuel, it is imperative that new coal-fired plants be as clean and efficient as possible. This demand for cleaner plants has led to new and ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Legal lookout: EPA responds to coal ash release

    Once again, it took a major catastrophe to wake up industry and regulators to a problem that should have been addressed long ago. Dec. 22, 2008, was a nightmare for federal and state regulators, electrical utilities, and most particularly the residents of Kingston, Tenn. On this day, approximately 5.4 million cubic yards (or 1.1 billion gallons) of coal ash from the Tennessee Valley Authority ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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