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Our licensed technology converts the toxic waste from coal production (Coal Fines) into high performing artificial lump coal while also upgrading it by removing non carbon particles and producing a usable high-value product.

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Coal Mining Overview

Coal supplies a third of all energy used worldwide and makes up 40% of electricity generation, as well as playing a crucial role in industries such as iron and steel. Coal remains an important energy source because of its low cost and abundance compared to other fuels, particularly for electricity generation.


Environmental Impact

Some 200 years of intensive coal mining activities globally have left behind an incredible amount of waste which is highly pollutant. This waste is often referred to as coal fines. Coal fines are an unavoidable by-product of the coal mining process. They are expensive to dispose off and are often left in slurry ponds or piled up near mining sites.

It is estimated that there are over 30 billion tons of waste coal fines worldwide. Additionally a further 1 billion tonnes of coal fines are being created every year.

Coal fines are extremely detrimental to the environment in a number of ways. Coal fines contain high levels of toxic waste which seep acid into the water table and pollute the surrounding land whilst also polluting the air as small particles become airborne.

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The Solution

Our licensed technology converts the toxic waste from coal production (Coal Fines) into high performing artificial lump coal while also upgrading it by removing non carbon particles and producing a usable high-value product.

The process significantly reduces impurities and moisture which creates a completely new category of greener high calorific products allowing New Coal Solutions the opportunity to tap into a new sector to sell a cheaper, greener and more efficient alternative to coal.

In addition recycling these toxic coal fines enables us to significantly contribute to making the world a greener place for now and for future generations,


Global Opportunity

Globally over 1 billion tonnes of coal fines are discarded each year. That’s equivalent to throwing away $300 million USD worth of oil a day. New Coal Solutions can turns what is technically waste back to energy whilst reducing environmental impact and creating a more efficient alternative to coal.

​ With our innovative and licensed technologies New Coal Solutions stands at the forefront of a global opportunity worth in excess of $3 trillion USD.

New Coal solutions have already attained an exclusive license to exploit this technology throughout the whole of Sub-Sahara Africa and North America.

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New Coal Solutions Bond

The company is seeking to raise up to £5,000,000 via a corporate bond. The Bond’s coupon of 9.5% per annum is paid bi-annually in arrears over a two-year term with capital repayment at the end of the term.

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25th March 2019

Better Returns on a Bond Than a Bank

An asset-backed bond’s value is linked to the price of an asset such as gold, oil or coal. Most bonds have a fixed value determined at the time of purchase. This value is a combination of the bond’s face value and its interest rate, both of which are set at the time of issue.

Bonds can yield higher returns than bank savings accounts; however, they are riskier. Bonds and savings accounts are both viable investment options. However, with savings accounts, there is no option of selling to another investor. Bonds, on the other hand, can be offloaded, the most crucial question here however is, do you get better returns on a bond than a bank?

In this article, we will focus on asset-backed or commodity backed bonds and savings accounts. What are the fundamental differences between asset-backed bonds and savings accounts?

Is Your Money Safe?

With a basic savings account, there is no chance of losing your money. You can keep your money in the bank for as long as you want, and access it whenever you need to. However, when it comes to bank shares, is your money safe? A clear example of a banking crisis that affected thousands of shareholders was the 2008 RBS £45 billion government bailout in the UK.

Royal Bank of Scotland otherwise known as RBS was rescued from collapse by a massive taxpayer-funded government bailout in 2008 leaving thousands of shareholders out of pocket. RBS paid their first dividends to shareholders in 2018, ten years after the controversial government bailout.

In 2018, the bank which is 62% government owned paid a 2p dividend to more than 190,000 shareholders. Public dismay surrounding the RBS bailout directly impacted public perception of high street banks in the UK, with more than 2,900 high street bank closures in the past three years, the British public are losing faith in traditional banking.

Natwest closed more than 600 branches between 2015 and 2018, followed closely by HSBC which closed more than 400 high street branches.

Asset-backed bonds cannot be instantly accessed. However, investors can sell their bonds to other investors to obtain their funds. The most beneficial option when dealing with bonds is to leave them to mature for at least three to five years. In terms of risk, there is more risk associated with investing in bonds, but the yields are indeed higher than parking your money in a savings account.

Asset-backed bonds are certainly not risk-free, the most significant example of high-level failure for asset-backed bondholders was the infamous Enron scandal. Highly publicized in 2001, the American Energy corporation Enron famously collapsed leaving over 20,000 creditors and bondholders out of pocket by more than $67 billion, leaving the energy corporation bankrupt.

Most basic savings accounts typically offer between 1% and 3% annual return on your money. Some banks in the UK, for example, provide higher returns on your initial deposit; however, the rates often drop after the first year. For example, Nationwide offers 5% on £2,500 fixed for 12 months; thereafter the rate drops to 1%. Bank returns are reliable and are suitable for low-risk investors.

The return on a bond is potentially higher than a bank. Nevertheless, there is more risk associated with investing in bonds. Investors who are willing to take the risk will undoubtedly reap the long term benefits. Some asset-backed bonds offer fixed returns ranging from 7% to 13.5%. New Coal Solutions, for example, provides a fixed annual yield of 12%.

Deciding where to park your money is a significant decision. Bank accounts are generally the safer option, but for avid wealth creators, bonds will provide more significant long term returns.

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4th March 2019

Why Coal Produced by NCS Is Better Than Traditional Coal

Coal is one of the most significant fossil fuels, known as “black gold”; it is a potent caustobiolith. (solid mineral fuel) Despite its significance, traditional coal production is highly detrimental to the environment. Producing toxic waste, poisonous gases, and solid waste matter. According to the World Health Organization, atmospheric pollution caused by coal production shortens more than 100,000 lives annually in North America.

Is there a better way? A more energy efficient cleaner way of producing powerful solid fuel similar to coal? New Coal Solutions utilise state of the art technology to provide energy efficient synthetic coal, is it better than traditional coal? If so, why?

Environmental Impact of Traditional Coal Production

There are currently an estimated 30 billion tons of solid waste (coal fines) worldwide, and a further one billion tonnes are produced each year. Waste matter contains poisonous heavy metals such as mercury, uranium, and arsenic.

Fly ash left behind from the burning of coal is often stored in impoundment ponds, the U.S EPA officially classifies these areas as potential human hazards.

Coal fines penetrate the water table, seep into the soil, and release toxic gases into the atmosphere. Water contamination is perilous for aquatic wildlife, sediment pollution caused by poisonous chemicals increase in potency over time, causing long-term damage to land animals and aquatic species.

Recycling Coal Fines

New Coal Solutions utilise ever-increasing waste from coal production to produce a highly efficient coal alternative. A high-quality synthetic lump coal which is greener, more energy efficient and more cost-effective than traditional coal.

Why Recycle Coal Waste?

More than 1 billion tonnes of coal fines are discarded annually; New Coal Solutions efficiently utilise advanced technology to turn coal waste products into energy while minimising environmental impact.

The value of artificial lump coal is about 10% less than traditional coal. However, it is 20% more energy efficient, making it an eco-friendly, viable alternative to conventional lump coal.

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14th February 2019

The Pros and Cons of Asset-Backed Bonds

An asset-backed bond also referred to as a commodity backed bond is a debt security that is linked to the price of the asset. The interest rate paid on the bond changes as the price of the asset increases and decreases. The value of the bond can also increase or decrease according to the cost of the commodity.

Asset-backed bonds are issued for more than five years; they are recognised as long term company liabilities. Some companies do offer two or three-year insured bonds as an alternative to the long term commodity backed bonds provided by most companies.

Asset-backed bonds are issued by the company or organisation that produces the asset. For example, coal, oil or gold producers typically issue asset-backed bonds.

Investment is risky; there are advantages and disadvantages to investing in asset-backed bonds. Here are some of the pros and cons associated with this type of investment.

Pros

Investment Returns Are Fixed

When you invest in asset-backed bonds, you receive a fixed rate of interest; your interest will be returned to you when the bond matures. With this type of investment, although risky, you know exactly how much your returns will be. For example, coal technology company New Coal Solutions offers 12% per annum as a fixed return with bonds starting from £10,000.

Not As Risky As Stocks

Bonds are not as risky as stock because if a company is liquidised, bondholders often get paid before shareholders. Asset-backed bonds are not tied to the market like stocks and shares are.

We only need to cast our minds back to the 2008 financial crisis; shareholders were hit hard with Northern Rock being the most memorable example. The collapse of the fifth largest mortgage lender left over 190,000 shareholders out of pocket. With minimal shareholder protection, shareholders are still fighting for compensation after the British Labour government nationalised the bank in a bid to save it from sinking after the subprime mortgage crisis hit the British lending industry.

Less Unpredictable

An asset-backed bond’s value can increase and decrease over time; however, they are typically more stable than stocks and shares. A clear example of the volatility of shares is Bradford and Bingley bank. They also suffered significantly in the 2008 credit crunch. In September 2008 the company’s share price dropped to a record low, a government rescue plan left thousands of shareholders with unanswered questions.

Clear Ratings

Bonds have a universal rating system; credit rating agencies typically rate them; this facilitates the investment process and provides investors with more assurance when deciding which bond to purchase.

The Cons

Fixed Returns

Fixed returns can also be considered a disadvantage because investors might miss out on significant potential gains.

More Funds Needed

Typically, investing in commodity-backed bonds requires more money. There are some lower investment options; however, for higher returns, you would generally need to spend more. £10,000 is a good place to start when considering an asset-backed bond investment.

Interest Rate Risk

Interest rates directly impact bond value, especially for investors who do not wish to hold on to their bonds to maturity.

Less Liquid

Bonds issued by large corporations are often highly liquid; however, bonds issued by small to medium companies are generally less liquid. Also, bonds that have a high face value are usually less liquid as the scope for potential investors is lower.

When smaller corporations collapse, the chances of bondholders receiving interest payments is slim. Although bondholders often get paid before shareholders, the implosion of a company could also spell doom for asset-backed bondholders. A recent example is the failed Scottish energy company Our Power. In 2017, the Scottish energy firm issued a three-year mini-bond offering 6.5% per year. These bonds are asset-backed bonds; however, as they are mini-bonds, they are not protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Therefore, there is currently no guarantee that the bondholders, who are now unsecured creditors will get their money back. Although there is risk associated with investing in asset-backed bonds, often a larger company will strike a deal with the failing corporation to purchase the bonds. Thus providing more security for asset-backed bondholders.

There are risks associated with all types of investment. Asset-backed bonds are good hedges for inflation because most asset-backed bonds can be expected to increase in value over time. Asset-backed bonds are suitable for investors who are interested in fixed returns.

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