Pre-Conference Workshop: 2017 Agenda

Half Day Workshop

New Coals and New Coal Blending

Dr. Neil Bristow Principal Managing Consultant, H&W Worldwide Consulting Pty Ltd, Australia

Jorge Caldeira, Manager Technical Marketing, Jellinbah Group, Brazil 


  1. Simple Coal Quality Parameters

    H&W Worldwide Consulting Pty Ltd, Australia & Jellinbah Group, Brazil

    • Coal components
    • Reactions of macerals during cokemaking
    • Key quality parameters in coking coals

    Introduction to blending

    • Why blend?
    • Benefits
    • Blending SWOT

    Blending by regions

    • Japan and North Asia
    • India
    • Europe
    • South America
    • USA
  2. Coffee Break

  3. Challenges facing the market

    • Past
    • Present
    • Future


    • coal qualities and implications for blending
    • BF furnace demands, ferrous
    • Coke ovens, aging, alternate technology

    Blending for the future (New coals and technical trends)

    Wrap up and Q & A