New Trends in Coal Mine Methane Recovery and Utilisation

From 27-29 February, 2008, an international workshop on coal mine methane utilisation (CMM) was hosted by the Central Mining Institute of Katowice, AGH University of Science & Technology and Mineral & Energy Economy Research Institute of Polish Academy of Sciences in Szczyrk, Poland. The workshop received additional support from the US Environmental Protection Agency and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. The workshop was also sponsored by the Jastrzebie Coal Company, a Polish coal mining company, Lennetal Industrie Service GmbH from Germany, and MEGTEC Systems AB from Sweden.