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2011-06-29 10:08:00

DENVER and CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GTL Energy Ltd, an Australian-based coal technology company, and Solid Energy New Zealand Ltd, today announced the signing of a License Agreement which grants Solid Energy the right to use GTL Energy's coal upgrading technology in New Zealand. Solid Energy selected GTL Energy technology after several years of evaluations, engineering studies, coal upgrading trials and combustion trials. Solid Energy's coal was...

2008-10-06 15:00:28

Solid Energy plans to build an $80 million coal processing plant at Stockton opencast mine, north of Westport, taking its planned capital spending there to $130 million over the next two years. (c) 2008 Waikato Times. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-06 15:00:00

By BROWN, Giles The West Coast is set to experience a latter-day gold rush as coal prices soar and mining increases, believes Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn. However, the Green Party warns the boom may come at a price for the environment and New Zealand's reputation abroad. Developing economies in China, India and Japan are demanding coal for industries such as steel production and are driving a price hike. Pike River Coal is the most recent mining company to try to cash in. It...

2008-10-03 15:00:00

By STEEMAN, Marta Coal may turn into gold for Solid Energy as the state coalminer forecasts nearly $1 billion in coal sales next year. A huge appetite from emerging economies India and China has resulted in hard coking coal, used for steel-making, tripling in price. Solid Energy's exporting coal is produced by its West Coast mines, with the coal boom bringing more jobs to the region. A new West Coast miner is planning to tap into the coal price surge. Pike River Coal Company wants...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.