Despite concerns about climate change and global warming, the use of coal is expected to escalate, with as much as 97% of the increase taking place in developing countries.
Still, economic volatility will likely create challenging conditions for coal mining companies for years to come. With global supply outstripping demand, the market price of coal has already dropped significantly. Shrinking revenues, increasing environmental regulations, and greater awareness of its role in climate change has led coal miners to look for innovative solutions to ensure their businesses survive...and even thrive.
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