The course emphasises the need to optimise a coal resource and a product’s specifications to deliver a saleable product to the end user and to maximise profitability.
This course is an ideal introduction for newcomers to the coal industry, particularly young professionals or more senior personnel transferring from other mining disciplines who need to understand the “bigger picture” behind coal quality. Over the years, several thousand people have been through this course in countries including Australia, Mongolia, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Mozambique and more.
The course includes two and a half days of lecturing and a half-day tour of the Brisbane and Riverview coal laboratories. A textbook is also provided which covers the topics addressed during the course.
Topics covered include:
- An introduction to Coal
- Coal Analysis
- Resource Evaluation
- Coal Preparation
- Coal Combustion
- Coal Carbonisation
- An optional 3 hour inspection of two coal laboratories
- 15, 16 and 17 February 2017
- ALS Coal, Brisbane
478 Freeman Road
- 10 February 2017 - limited places available so book early
- Lunch, refreshments, a certificate and extensive course documentation is included.
+61 7 3713 8400