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Australia’s coal export values have hit a new peak of $56.5 billion in 2017, according to the latest trade data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). This valuation is 35 per cent higher than 2016 and beats the previous record of $46.7 billion, set in 2011, by nearly $10 billion. The $56.5 billion is split between 200 million tonnes (Mt) of thermal coal valued at $20.8 billion, and 172Mt of coking coal valued at $35.7 billion.

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Laboratories were asked to perform the following consistency analyses on Density, Consistency - Flow Cup, Consistency - Stormer Viscometer and Measurement of Specular Gloss.

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Proficiency Testing Australia (PTA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Bolts Proficiency Testing Program.  

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Four sets of weights (PTA 1, PTA 2, PTA 3 and PTA 4) were distributed amongst the 19 participating laboratories. Each set consisted of two aluminium weights, one nominally 5 mg, and the other nominally 20 mg.

All laboratories except one returned results for inclusion in the report.

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A total of 9 laboratories received samples, comprising of one Australian participant, and eight overseas participants, including Botswana, Russia, Malaysia, Spain, Argentina, Albania and Kenya.

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