The coal technology hub primarily completes coal quality assessments and tasks associated with detailed studies of the in situ (raw), washability and product coal quality characteristics of both metallurgical and thermal coal deposits . There are a number of key tasks applicable for achieving a robust coal quality evaluation, being the following;
The coal technology hub routinely acts as the owners representative for the provision of coal quality advice, to assist with their project. The hub is also responsible for the provision of contract site production quality engineers, from time to time, to meet specific site requirements. Another key service that is provided is the completion of due diligence assessments from a coal quality perspective, to either the resource owner or a potential investor.
Blending studies for quality and yield optimisation
– Development of Whole of resource Optimisation Models (WOROMs)