Research and the Coal Industry in Canada

CIM Bulletin, 1946

THAT the coal industry has entered a new phase in its development is now evident. Coal, besides being the chief source of heat and power, has become a potential raw material for many industries .. Rapid progress has been made in the methods used in the mining and preparation of coal, and in the equipment for the burning of coal. Data of a fundamental nature relating to the composition of coal and to its transformations during combustion and processing have also been revealed.
Keywords: British Coal, carbonization, hydrogenation, natural gas, Western Canada, Coal, Coal industry, Development, Developments, Fuel, Fuels, Oils, Process, Processes, Research