Tag: coal 101

January 8, 2019

Coal 101: The 4 Coal Types and Their Uses

There are four main coal types: lignite, sub-bituminous, bituminous and anthracite. Here's a look at their characteristics and uses.
July 24, 2018

Coal 101: What is Lignite?

Lignite is a type of coal, but what is lignite used for? Here's a look at what lignite is, what...
January 4, 2018

Coal 101: An Overview of Bituminous Coal

There are two types of bituminous coal, thermal and metallurgical. Here's a look at what they're used for and where...
November 29, 2017

Coal 101: Sub-bituminous Coal Explained

There are four varieties of coal, and all have their own specific uses. Learn about the sub-bituminous type of coal...
July 15, 2014

Corsa Coal to Acquire PBS Coals for US$60 Million from Russia’s Severstal

Toronto's Corsa Coal today announced plans to acquire all the issued and outstanding shares of PBS Coals, a low-volatile metallurgical...
May 28, 2014

Deutsche Bank Backs Out of Barrier Reef Coal Port: The Importance of Social License

The port expansion could be a boon for Australia's coal sector, but it could also harm the nearby Great Barrier...
December 9, 2013

Scientists Create Graphene Quantum Dots from Coal

Can the "wonder material" of the 21st century be derived from coal? According to scientists at Rice University, the answer...