According to a study recently published by Boston Consulting Group and the World Economic Forum, the future for met coal projects continued difficulty as the dominant mode of operation.
The report Mining and Metals in a Sustainable World 2050 predicts that global demand for iron ore and met coal might decrease as soon as 2020 because of an increased focus on EAF steel making and an increased demand for scrap iron. There will still be a need for met coal, but growth will likely stall or even decline.
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