Monthly Archives: March 2017

Here at Quality Coal, we sell more than just a range of different coals; our collection also includes kiln dried logs! Both kiln dried logs and seasoned logs are excellent choices if you are looking to purchase fuel for an open fire or wood burning fire- however many people do not know the advantages and disadvantages of each. In this blog, we are going to go over the key differences… Kiln Dried Logs These are logs which have been dried very slowly inside a large piece of hot machinery called a kiln. It’s main objective is to remove the excess moisture from the firewood, leaving them with an average moisture … Readmore

With coal readily available to us in 2017, we sometimes take for granted the process and the history behind how this famous fossil fuel came about. Here is a very brief history of coal mining… Many people are shocked to discover that coal mining and its history actually goes back thousands of years. It is only during the 19th and 20th century when the age of the industrial revolution came about that this little fossil fuel was being used primarily to power machinery such as steam engines, keep buildings warm and to generate electricity. Coal was used during this time because it yielded a higher energy per mass compared to … Readmore

Coal has been used for many years in various industries. From operating trains to heating homes, we have found uses for coal in every way possible. Presently in 2017, coal has moved further away from home use when it comes to the big industries. Here are a few of the industrial uses of coal in the 21st century…. Fuel It is widely known that the main use of coal is to create an ongoing supply of electricity. This is done by using coal as a solid fuel in order to create heat via combustion. Many efforts around the world have been implemented to try and limit the global warming caused … Readmore