coal-to-liquid News

  • Aquatech Awarded Zero Liquid Discharge Project for Coal-to-liquids Plant in China

    GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 20, 2015— Aquatech, a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets, has been awarded a contract to provide a water treatment facility that includes a Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) plant for a coal to liquid ...

  • Find Your Blanket with this Automatic Sludge Blanket Level Detector

    Markland's Detector monitors solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, sedimentation basins and tanks, and automates silt/sludge/bio-solids removal. It allows operators to program de-sludge pumps to operate only when necessary, preventing carryover, optimizing feed density for enhanced dewatering, reducing energy usage. The slim profile and use of LEDs make this process control instrument ...

  • FY 2008 Budget Cut $100 Million for Coal to Liquid Fuel Project

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (ENS) - Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell is asking President George W. Bush to restore funding in the federal budget for development of the nation’s first plant designed to convert waste coal into zero-sulfur diesel fuel. A promised, $100 million, no-interest loan to help with construction and startup costs for the $800 million plant in Schuylkill ...

  • Aquatech Awarded a Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) Contract for a Major Chinese Coal to Chemicals Project

    Guangzhou, December 2010.  Aquatech has been awarded a contract for a Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) plant for a coal to chemicals facility in Hailer in Inner Mongolia. The ZLD plant incorporates HERO™ (High Efficiency Reverse Osmosis) and a Thermal Brine Concentrator. The plant will treat 2400 m3/day of wastewater and reuse 92.5% of it, producing 2000 m3/day of process water and 220 ...

  • Synthesis Energy Systems and Ambre Energy Enter Into Technical Study Agreement for Coal to Liquids Project

    Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMX) ("SES"), a global energy and gasification technology company that provides products and solutions to the energy and chemicals industries, announced today that it has entered into a Technical Study Agreement with Ambre Energy ("Ambre") of Australia to supply a proprietary gasification design to support Ambre's development of a planned Coal to Liquids ...


  • Southern Research Institute Wins $1.5 Million Dept. of Energy Award to Economically Produce Liquid Fuels from Coal and Biomass Mixtures

    Southern Research Institute today announced it has entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Energy to test an innovative method for producing liquid transportation fuels from coal and biomass thereby improving the economics and lifecycle impacts of coal-to-liquid (CTL) and ...


    By Southern Research Institute

  • Paying for Coal

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at COMMIT!Forum 2012, Part 4 SOURCE: Video4Good DESCRIPTION:Robert F. Kennedy Jr. sat down with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum in New York.  In an extended interview, Kennedy ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Is there a future for coal?

    Coal continues to be under fire for loading up earth’s atmosphere with greenhouse gases. Speaking at an International Coal and Climate Summit this week, Christiana Figueres, the UN’s top climate official bluntly told the coal industry it has to rapidly transform itself across the entire coal value chain and be part of the solution to global warming, not the cause of it. She ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Clean coal is possible - EPA

    A U.S. Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) has delivered a series of recommendations on overcoming the barriers to the widespread, cost-effective deployment of CCS within 10 years. The Task Force concluded that CCS can play an important role in domestic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions while preserving the option of using coal and other abundant domestic fossil ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Chlorine in Coal and Coke

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will allow for a rapid and highly repeatable determination of chlorine in coal and coke through X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy. WK34943, Test Method for Chlorine in Coal and Coke by XRF, is being developed by Subcommittee D05.29 on Major Elements in Ash and Trace Elements of Coal, which is part of ...


    By ASTM International

  • Does coal have a future?

    President Trump took steps to keep his promise to revitalize the coal industry by signing executive orders aimed at reducing the environmental regulatory burden on coal. But is it too little, too late to save coal? Even with the president’s actions, large coal plants in the U.S. are still facing early retirement – not for regulatory reasons, but due to economic factors. Low natural ...

  • MacArthur Coal adopt MP5

    The worlds largest producer of low volatile pulverised injection coal purchase MP5 for the management of EHS data. In May 2010 MacArthur Coal in Queensland Australia purchase five licences of MP5 to manage its environmental data across it two operational sites. MacArthur Coal is the worlds largest producer of low volatile pulverised injection coal used for steel making. As a supplier to the ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Coal Gasification expands in China

    Advantica secures major contractAdvantica has reached agreement with New Gold Chemical Company of China to supply a technology licence and design support for the construction of three BGL gasifiers in Hulunbeier in Inner Mongolia. The plant will produce up to 2,900,000 m3 of synthesis gas a day for use in the production of ammonia and urea. The project was started in June 2008, and is expected to ...


  • Efficient Clean Coal Technology

    Among a lot of interesting topics being discussed at SETA 2016, reducing emission and improving efficiency in coal fired plants is among a great focus. Mr. Ajit Nambiar, Vice President, Power and Gas Sales, Siemens Pte Ltd, Singapore shared a case study to the audience how to optimize combustion using laser absorption spectroscopy technology as the innovative and cost-effective solution developed ...


    By GAT International

  • “Like it or not coal is here to stay…”

    Global coal demand growth slows slightly, IEA says in latest 5-year outlook Strong Chinese policies to reduce coal dependency seen curbing growth, but Asian demand remains buoyant Tougher Chinese policies aimed at reducing dependency on coal will help restrain global coal demand growth over the next fiveyears, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Will biomass be the saviour of coal?

    KEMA, an independent service provider to the energy industry, has prepared a White Paper on the use of biomass for energy production at existing coal-fired plants. Biomass co-firing is gaining increasing attention from both utilities and regulatory stakeholders. It offers renewable energy generation with low capital costs and takes advantage of the high electrical efficiencies of today"s coal ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China clamps down on coal

    China says it will not approve any new coal mines for the next three years. The country’s National Energy Administration(NEA) says more than ...


    By Climate News Network

  • SUSPENSION FOR INDONESIAN COAL EXPORTER

    One of the largest coal exporters in Indonesia has been so pleased with the Electro Suspension Magnet we supplied five years ago that they have written to tell us - and to say they would like to buy another one.  The Electrical Superintendent at the Bulk Terminal in Indonesia, wrote: ‘‘This Bulk Terminal purchased two type 125 OCW 40 suspension electro magnets from Master Magnets in 2002. ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • The search for clean coal

    Many countries and companies are pursuing with vigour the concept of ‘clean coal’, where toxic emissions of are reduced by over 90% and sulphur and greenhouse gas emissions are rendered virtually non-existent. Research is underway in Europe, North America and Asia on how to make use of the world’s most abundant fossil fuel in ways that are environmentally and socially more ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cleaning up clean coal

    Perhaps the only point that advocates for and against ’clean coal’ might agree on is the fact that we have lots of coal remaining and its continued use likely will be a significant part of our fossil fuel future. Whether it should be the fuel of choice is another matter. The coal industry - acutely aware of growing public concern over greenhouse gas emissions and other health-related issues ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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