Thermal or Steam Coal burnt for producing heat in thermal power plants, brick kilns, forging units, rolling mills etc is referred to as thermal coal. It is also known as steam coal as it is pulverized and fed to boilers to generate steam.
Coking coal refers to coal with GCV greater 5700 Kcal/Kg on an ash-free but moist basis, that allows production of a coke suitable to support a blast furnace charge in iron and steel industry to maximise productivity.
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