On the morning of 16 October, the 35th International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, sponsored by China University of Mining and Technology, University of Pittsburgh and co-organized by Yankuang Group, opened in Xuzhou City. Mr. Li Wei, General Manager of Yankuang Group, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech.
In the speech, Mr. Li Wei said, International Pittsburgh Coal Conference is the most influential conference in the field of international coal energy, which focuses on “Coal-Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development”. The conference provided a platform for academic exchange and discussion to investigate the direction of sustainable development of coal industry. It is of great significance for resourced-based enterprise to accurately grasp the trend of global energy technology reform and optimizeindustry layout as well as promote the replacement of old growth drivers with new ones.
Mr. Li Wei expressed that green，low-carbon，circular and sustainable development are the core goals of energy reform and the only way of transformation and upgrading in global coal industry. In recent years, Yankuang Group has kept close eyes on the new trend of global energy industry development, defined the development idea of “optimizing coal，extending coal，exceeding over-passing coal”, adhered to guideline of“technology support，source governance, efficient transformation and clean use”. The Group developed four key technologies and owned three strategic resources of coal in Australian, potash in North America and metal mining rights in South America, fostered five transformation paths and thus to promote transformation & upgrading as well as green development.
Mr.Zhu Deren, former Vice President and Senior Consultant of China National Coal Association, came to Yankuang exhibition area to learn about the technological innovation after the opening ceremony. He hoped that Yankuang could strive to promote safe and green coal mining technology, lead the world and to be the model of state-owned enterprises in improving innovation ability of coal industry and clean & high-efficient use of coal.
During the conference, the keynote report delivered by Mr. Meng Xiangjun, Chief Engineer of Yankuang Group, was highly recognized by the international experts. University of Pittsburgh awarded the certificate of appreciation to Mr. Li Wei, and Mr. Meng Xiangjun.