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Scientists: Coal Is Better, Cheaper For Making Graphene Quantum Dots
2013-12-06 16:55:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A team of scientists from Rice University has found a way to use coal as a source of graphene quantum dots (GQD), tiny fluorescent particles that could be used in medical imaging and photovoltaic applications – according to a new report in Nature Communications. The use of coal to make GQDs would be much cheaper than conventional means, which are expensive and only produce small quantities. “We wanted to see what’s there in...

2013-08-08 23:25:15

Electric power professionals from across Asia will gather at what is becoming the region’s premier event to discuss the safe, efficient and economic use of sub-bituminous coals by electric power generating plants. George Town, Malaysia (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 The third Annual Asian Sub-Bituminous Coal Users’ Group (ASBCUG) conference convenes Sept. 30-Oct. 3 at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel, located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town, Malaysia. Conference sessions...

2011-08-16 08:31:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) will present at EnerCom's 2011 Oil & Gas Conference today, August 16, 2011 at 11:40 a.m. ET. The presentation will be webcast live, with slides available on the investor relations portion of the company's website: www.consolenergy.com. CONSOL Energy Inc., the leading diversified fuel producer in the Appalachian Basin, is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 Equity Index and the Fortune 500. It has 11...

2011-08-02 06:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James River Coal Company (NASDAQ:JRCC), will release its second quarter 2011 results before the market opens on August 9, 2011. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call and webcast on the same day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will be open to the public. The toll free number is 877-340-2553. International callers please use 678-224-7860. The conference call can also be accessed via webcast on the James River Coal...

2011-05-03 15:05:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James River Coal Company (NASDAQ: JRCC), will release its first quarter 2011 results before the market opens on May 10, 2011. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call and webcast on the same day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will be open to the public. The toll free number is 877-340-2553. International callers please use 678-224-7860. The conference call can also be accessed via webcast on the James River Coal...


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2005-05-26 11:24:59

Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. It is a readily combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock. It is composed primarily of carbon and hydrocarbons, along with assorted other elements, including sulfur. Often associated with the Industrial Revolution, coal remains an enormously important fuel and is the most common source of electricity world-wide. In the United States, for example, the burning of coal...

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