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OCT-NOV 2017

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October/November 2017 43 suppliers news continued half of shipments went to iron mines in Russia/CIS. Given the announced increasing capex plans by the largest Australian and Brazilian producers, these shares are judged to be anomalous and likely to revert to more traditional demand patterns. The overriding attribute of this overview of third-quarter shipments is one of optimism. The mineral and equipment mar- ket conditions that have evolved over the past 12-18 months and led miners to increase their purchases of new machines are still in place and expected to continue for the next year, and like- ly longer. Current demand remains sufficiently below the levels obtained at the 2012 peak, such that further growth appears very likely, and fully warranted by mineral supply/demand conditions in nearly all product, geographic, and mineral sectors. CCTI Parnters With UW to Further Develop Cleaner Burning Coal Processes Clean Coal Technologies Inc. (CCTI), a company that converts run of mine coal into a cleaner burning and more efficient fuel, recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming (UW ) in Laramie. The focus of the agreement is to further develop the performance and commercial potential of CCTI's coal-beneficiation technology. "UW, through its Carbon Engineering Initiative, is sharply focused on advantaging and maximizing the potential of Wy- oming's mineral resources, especially coal, both domestically and overseas, and our technology fits very well in Wyoming ac- tualizing their strategies," said CCTI CEO Robin Eves. "With one of CCTI's top priorities being to beneficiate Powder River Basin (PRB) coal, the synergies achievable from joining hands with the School of Energy Resources are compelling for us." "The CCTI technology is proven at pre-commercial scale in the field and is a prime technology for us to investigate and support its development," said Richard Horner, director special projects and emerging technology for the UW School of Energy Resources. "We view the CCTI technology as an exciting and se- rious candidate that might be deployed to improve the competi- tiveness of Wyoming coal." There are proprietary features of the CCTI technology that could be incorporated into the school's "coal refinery" concept, which has been under development for two years. Within the scope of the con- cept, different technology platforms can be linked and leveraged to make wide ranging fuels, materials, and chemical products while producing minimum waste or environmental hazard. Matrix to Distribute NLT's N-Connex System Matrix Design Group, LLC (Matrix) signed a distribution part- nership agreement with Northern Light Technologies (NLT) for distribution and service of the N-Connex system throughout the United States and Africa. N-Connex is an award-winning net- working system designed specifically for harsh environments, in- tegrating voice and high-speed data communications, asset and personnel tracking, control and automation, video surveillance, condition monitoring and other solutions into a single modular, Wi-Fi and Ethernet-based platform. "Matrix is excited to again team with NLT to deliver this innova- tive new solution," said Matrix President David Clardy. "Matrix has always prided itself on delivering high-quality, production-enhanc- ing and cost-effective technology solutions to its customers and we look forward to adding the N-Connex system to our product suite." "NLT is looking forward to working with the Matrix team to expand the N-Connex install base throughout the U.S. and Afri- can markets," said NLT Digital Managing Director Tim Haight. "We believe the networking solutions provided by the N-Connex sys- tem are really going to impress the operators in these new markets, bringing a level of connectivity and information to these industries that has been unavailable to date at reasonable price points." The advantage of the N-Connex system lies in its ability to create a completely custom, modular network for any operation, from underground hard rock mines to process plants, from tun- nels to heavy industry. Using an easy to expand and troubleshoot Wi-Fi and Ethernet solution, an operation can continue to grow while assured their data, communications and Wi-Fi-connected Internet of Things (IoT) equipment will be able to grow with them. MSHA Issues Equipment Alert for Kidde The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued an alert for Kidde fire extinguishers in concert with an alert from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Kidde has recalled 134 models of plastic-handled fire extinguishers manufactured between 1973 and present day. Some extinguishers have been known not to work when needed, others to come apart under pressure — one death has been reported. Some were sold under Kidde's brand, some under the name of other retailers. Kidde will replace all defective models. FEATURING: For further information, please contact: ROBIN RENNEX Tel: +61 (0) 417 771 087 Email: To view and bid on the lots, visit: CUSTOMER SERVICE Email: INSPECTION: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY PRIVATE TREATY SALE FINAL OFFERS: 3RD DECEMBER 2018, 1:00 AM EST LOCATION OF ASSETS: HAZELWOOD, AUSTRALIA All offers accepted by the seller prior to "Final Offer"date will be invoiced on date of acceptance *All 4 Stages share the same Breakers/Power Controllers, Coal Bunker & Silos, Dearator, 4x Town Water Tanks Also Available: • AEI 225,000 KVA Transformer (completely refurbished) • 30x 6,600KVA/415V and 26x Assorted (10KVA – 100KVA) Transformers • Turbine Rotor and 2x ABB Surge Arrestors • AEI Alternating Current Generator • C02 Capture Plant • 87x Assorted Motors in brands including: EG, Siemens, Toshiba, David Brown, ABB, Alstom, AEI, KRUPP, Crompton Parkinson, CMG, Mitsubishi • Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel and Precious Metals - Assets added regularly 4-Stage Power Generation UnitEach stage comprised of 2x Units. Each Unit Comprised of: • Turbine Assembly (200 MW, 3000RPM) • Power Generator (200MW, 16500V) • Main Transformer (22,000kVA, 230kV/16.5kV) • Auxiliary Transformer (18,000kVa, 16.5kV/6.6kV) • Pulverized Fuel Firing Boilers • Single Shell (105.000SQFT) / Twin Shell (117,000 SQFT) Steam Condensers • 8x Main Mills (powered by 6.6kV motors) • 2x Auxiliary Mills (9.15 tonnes/hr powered by 186kW motors) • Pulverized Fuel conveyor System – Soot System Blower • Control Rooms 1200MW BROWN COAL FIRED 4-STAGE POWER GENERATION FACILITY

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