Low TEMPERATURE CARBONISATION PLANTS.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry – in the House of Commons on 5th May 1925.

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Photo of Mr Wilfred Paling Mr Wilfred Paling , Doncaster

asked the Secretary for Mines how many low temperature coal carbonisation plants are operating in Great Britain; how many tons of coal are being used daily for such purposes; and how many of such plants have proved to be a commercial success?

Photo of Mr George Lane-Fox Mr George Lane-Fox , Barkston Ash

The development of these processes on a commercial scale is still mainly in the experimental stage, and I am not able to give any exact figures of the kind for which the hon. Member asks.