from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of converting or of being converted into coke.

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  • verb Present participle of coke.
  • noun The manufacture of coke via the destructive distillation of coal


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  • From figures which I have secured from different companies concerned in coking operations the cost of coking, or the conversion cost, is taken care of by the value of the by-products secured, which consist of gas, ammonium sulphate, tar and motor-fuel.

    The Coal Situation

  • "This acquisition will help ensure that we will have unconstrained shipping capacity to support our long-term coking coal production plans in Alabama," interim Chief Executive Joe

    UPDATE 1-Walter Energy buys coal shipping terminal | Reuters

  • In the current year, long term coking coal prices have reduced to $128 per tonne and spot market prices are ruling slightly higher.

    The Financial Express

  • MOSCOW, June 9, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that its Mechel Trading AG subsidiary has signed a long-term coking coal supply contract with South Korean Hyundai Steel.


  • Jindal said the long-term coking coal contracts for the next fiscal would ease out the company's input cost pressure, which partially ate into its margins as it reported a net loss of Rs 127.50 crore for the third quarter of 2008-09.


  • Met coal is also known as "coking coal"; coal used for heating is known as "thermal coal" or "steam coal."

    Week in Words

  • So-called coking coal is a key ingredient in steel.

    Upper Big Branch Mine Reopening Planned Despite Ongoing Investigations

  • An early benchmark for this year's prices of so-called coking coal could emerge from negotiations involving Korean steelmaker Posco.

    Higher Coke Prices Loom

  • Developed in-house, this new method of steelmaking dispenses with the traditional and time-consuming step of melting of coal and ore into chunks with hot air so-called coking and sintering thereby saving energy and cutting emissions by 90 percent.

    The Emerging Markets Century

  • Metallurgical coal, also referred to as coking coal, is used to forge steel, while the thermal form is used by utilities to generate electricity. -- Top News


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