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black coal

[¦blak ′kōl]
(geology)
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In contrast to most global production, the majority (around 75%) of black coal in Australia is produced from open-cut mines.
For example, at 7 am on October 10 2018, while German wind energy was providing a minuscule 27.6 megawatts of electricity, hard black coal was producing a massive 16,190 MW and dirty lignite 13,950 MW.
It was reported that by increasing the percentage of biomass in co-gasification of pine chips with black coal and Sabero coal, C[O.sub.2] slightly decreased due to its consumption in the Boudouard gasification.
Almost all coal produced in the country is brown, as annual production of black coal has not exceeded 20,000 mt.
However, its high moisture content--which ranges from 48-70 percent--reduces its effective energy content and also makes it expensive to transport long distances, unlike the more commonly mined black coal. Brown coal, therefore, has to be burned in power plants close to where it is mined.
* Queensland and New South Wales (NSW) have substantial black coal resources, accounting for 96% of Australia's total black coal economic demonstrated resources (EDR) in 2013.
'There's a lot going on in China these days, some of it more absurd than anything you might find in a novel or film,' Diao Yinan says, (1) as background for Black Coal, Thin Ice, which won Berlinale's top prize, the Golden Bear, in 2014, and was a staple of that year's film-festival circuit.
Natural gas, a cleaner and cheaper alternative to hard, black coal, is selling at a much lower cost that it had been in recent years, primarily because of a revolution in extraction due to a technological breakthrough called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
the AFA, includes critically-acclaimed blockbusters, "Hill of Freedom" and "Ode to My Father" from South Korea; "Haider" from India; "Black Coal," "Thin Ice" and "Blind Massage" from Mainland China; and "The Light Shines Only There" from Japan.
ic Exploring scale and the interplay between internal and external spaces, Henry Moore: Back to a Land also emphasises the artist's constant investigation of land, from the black coal seams of his home town and the rich geology of Britain, to the mystical ancient forms of Stonehenge.
But one lioness was not impressed by his black coal eyes and carrot nose and showed the fluffy, white newcomer who was boss.
Strategies range from that of Boneyard Entertainment, which was an equity investor in "Black Coal, Thin Ice," the Chinese thriller that won the Golden Bear at Berlin this year; to Relativity, which is the only foreign company to wholly own a Chinese distributor.