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2010-12-20 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES") (Nasdaq: SYMX), a global energy and gasification technology company, announced today the successful completion of a commercial-scale demonstration test in which more than 2,000 tons of high ash coal from Queensland, Australia, were gasified at its Zao Zhuang plant in Shandong Province, China. The syngas produced during the test met all production performance specifications, including greater than 98% carbon...

2010-10-28 12:50:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYMX), an alternative energy technology company that provides advanced technology products and solutions to the energy and chemical industries, announced today that Carrie C. Thompson, Vice President of Technology, will present data on the Company's U-GAS(®) technology for the gasification of lignite and other low rank coals at the Gasification Technologies Conference 2010, on Tuesday, November 2, at...

2010-06-15 08:00:00

DALLAS, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Susman Godfrey lawyers again teamed with colleagues from Kelly, Hart & Hallman and Energy Future Holdings Corp. ("EFH"), this time in defeating a $50 million breach of contract claim by Alcoa against Luminant in the 20th District Court of Milam County, Texas. In the same case, a Milam County jury on June 2, 2010 rejected Alcoa's claims for more than $500 million against Luminant. The jury also awarded Luminant $10 million in damages. At the conclusion...

2010-05-20 06:00:00

HOUSTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: SYMX), a global energy and gasification technology company, today announced that Donald Bunnell, President and CEO of Asia Pacific, and Foon Lee Leow, Managing Director - China, are leading the Company's participation in the Obama Administration's first cabinet-level trade mission to China, headed by U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke. The trade mission began on May 15th and concludes on May...

2010-03-12 07:00:00

BEIJING, March 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc. (Nasdaq: YONG), ("Yongye or "the Company") a leading developer, manufacturer, and distributor of Shengmingsu brand plant and animal nutrient products in the People's Republic of China (PRC), today announced its operating entity in China, Yongye Nongfeng Biotechnology, signed a preliminary agreement with a local supplier of humic acid to purchase an undeveloped lignite coal resources project in Inner Mongolia, PRC....

2009-10-26 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES") (Nasdaq: SYMX), a global energy and gasification technology company, announced today that its 95%-owned Hai Hua joint venture project in Shandong Province, China, has completed a successful commercial-scale demonstration using lignite coal from the Inner Mongolia region of China. SES demonstrated its ability to efficiently process lignite coal in response to the significant interest it is receiving from...

2009-09-08 05:48:00

COLOGNE, Germany, September 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Rheinbraun Brennstoff GmbH (RBB) has rented additional silo capacities totalling 1,800 m3 from the firm Alfred Talke GmbH & Co. KG to enable the company to go on meeting the growing demand for activated lignite in the environmental area. This step will ensure greater storage capacity as logistic support for positive developments overseas and help underpin security of supply for customers. With the rented volume of some 900 tons, the...

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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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