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Coal Mine Methane

About Coal Mine Methane

The Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane (CMM) is a subsidiary body of the Committee on Sustainable Energy (CSE) that promotes the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from coal mines. Its activities on recovery and use of methane reduce the risks of explosions in coal mines.

The principal activity of the Group of Experts on CMM is development and dissemination of the Best Practice Guidance for Effective Methane Drainage and Recovery in Coal Mines (for the updated version please click here).   Read more

IN FOCUS

UNECE Coal Mine Methane seminar organized by the UNECE Groups of Experts on Coal Mine Methane and on Cleaner Electricity Production will be delivered in cooperation with the Global Methane Initiative (GMI) within the framework of the Global Methane Forum on 16 April 2018 in Toronto, Canada. 

Workshop Coal Mine Methane as a Valuable Energy Source organised by the UNECE Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane, the International Centre of Excellence on Coal Mine Methane in Poland (ICE-CMM Poland), and the Global Methane Initiative (GMI) was delivered within the framework of the School of Underground Mining on 28 February 2018, in Cracow, Poland. 

HIGHLIGHTS

The opening ceremony of the International Centre of Excellence on Coal Mine Methane (ICE-CMM) in China took place within the framework of the 19th International Mining Congress of China and was followed by a short workshop organized by the Shanxi Coking Coal Group Co Ltd (SCCG), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), and the Global Methane Initiative (GMI)

The International Centre of Excellence on Coal Mine Methane (ICE-CMM) was officially inaugurated in Katowice, Poland. The Centre is conceived as a non-profit entity established and operating under the auspices of, and in close collaboration with, UNECE and its Group of Experts on CMM. 

News

Events

16 April 2018
Beanfield / Enercare Center, Toronto, Canada

28 February 2018
Hotel QUBUS, Cracow, Poland

24 to 25 October 2017
Salle VIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva