•  Coal is a vital Canadian resource
    Coal is a vital Canadian resource
  • Coal is critical to energy generation
    Coal is critical to energy generation
  •  Without coal, there is no steel
    Without coal, there is no steel

2015 Conference Sponsers

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  • Westmoreland Coal Company

2015 Conference Sponsors

  • SMS Komatsu
  • Walter Energy
  • JoyGlobal
  • Teck
  • Westshore Terminals
  • Grande Cache Coal
  • Port Metro Vancouver
  • KalTire
  • Cummins Western Canada
  • IHS
  • Canadian Pacific

Coal is vital to Alberta

Did you know that coal industry is essential to Alberta as a catalyst for economic development, a creator of employment for thousands of people (particularly in rural areas), and financial contributor to government social programs through tax and royalty payments?   There are two types of coal produced in Alberta, namely THERMAL coal, used for power  generation and METALLURGICAL (Met) coal, a key ingredient in steel-making.  With over 9 billion tonnes of coal reserves, located over half of … [Read More...]

EIA: “Coal to dominate through to 2040″

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects coal to remain the primary US generating fuel through 2040 even though natural gas should increase its share and wind power could overtake output from conventional hydropower generation, according to the Annual Energy Outlook released today.The share of coal in electricity generation should reach 42pc in 2020, up from 41pc in 2013, before declining steadily to 37pc in 2040, according to the outlook's reference case scenario. The numbers exclude … [Read More...]