Durable and proven plug-and-play solutions see demand as met coal miners want better productivity, but without construction
by jesse morton, technical writer
On a good day, experts will tell you the coal prep solutions and plant construction space is in the midst of something of a recovery. On a bad day, they’ll tell you business is still so low that suppliers who don’t adapt won’t survive.
Jack Hopwood, sales director, energy minerals, FLSmidth, framed his assessment of the recovery with terms used by the others that spoke with Coal Age. “It is not a boom situation,” he said. “It is, however, very comfortable and robust.”