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  • As the World Cuts Back on Coal, a Growing Appetite in Africa

    May 10, 2017 · A coal mine in Zimbabwe is one of the signs of activity for the fossil fuel in a developing Africa. Photograph by Beverly Joubert, Nat Geo Image Collection As the World Cuts Back on Coal, a ...

  • 10.2.1. Commercial Use of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis | netl ...

    Production of liquid fuels and chemicals from coal on a large scale has been a reality in South Africa for decades. Synfuels owns and operates II and III, which are two Fischer-Tropsch (FT) synthesis-based fuels production plants in Secunda, South Africa.

  • The Coal Facts: thermal coal vs. metallurgical coal ...

    Jun 10, 2013 · The Coal Facts: thermal coal vs. metallurgical coal. Metallurgical coal or coking coal is used in the process of creating coke necessary for iron and steel-making. Coke is a porous, hard black rock of concentrated carbon that is created by heating bituminous coal without air to extremely high temperatures. Major producers: Australia, Canada,...

  • How Coal Is Mined and Refined - Top Coal Mining Spots in ...Click to view44:00

    Feb 07, 2018 · Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity.