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Several EERC research projects were recently featured at the 2019 International Pittsburgh Coal Conference. Two of them received honorable mentions in the conference’s Best Paper and Poster Awards:

Honorable Mention Technical Poster 

"Rare-Earth Elements (REEs) in U.S. Coal-Based Resources: Sampling, Characterization, and Round-Robin Interlaboratory Study," Bruce C. Folkedahl, Christopher J. Zygarlicke, Carolyn M. Nyberg, Ian K. Feole, Energy & Environmental Research Center University of North Dakota; Steven A. Benson, Microbean Technologies Incorporated; James Hower, University of Kentucky; USA. 

Honorable Mention Technical Paper 

"Pilot Testing of Amine-Based Solvent at Low-Rank Coal-Fired Power System," Jason D. Laumb, Principal Engineer, John P. Kay, David J. Dunham, Bruce C. Folkedahl, University of North Dakota, USA; Keisuke Iwakura, Tatsuya Tsujiuchi, Takashi Kamijo, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, JAPAN; Tim Thomas, Mike Fowler, Osamu Miyamoto, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America Inc., USA. 

A full list of awardees can be found on the International Pittsburgh Coal Conference website.