14 February 2016 | Mining & exploration, Coal quality | Technical
International buyers are becoming increasingly aware of the need for more detailed knowledge of the coals that they are purchasing.
Many countries have implemented new legislation with set limits for trace elements. Failure to meet these regulations will result in rejection of the coal shipment. ALS Coal (ACTEST Mackay) has recently commissioned an automated pyrohydrolysis – ion chromatograph (APH-IC) system for the rapid and precise determination of fluorine and chlorine in coal.