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Fossil Fuels:

defined as fuels formed by natural resources such as anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms. The fossil fuels, which contain high percentages of carbon, include coal, petroleum, and natural gas.

Foundry coke:

coke used in furnaces to produce cast and ductile iron products. It is a source of heat and also helps maintain the required carbon content of the metal product. Foundry coke production requires lower temperatures and longer times than blast furnace coke.

Free cash flow:

Free cash flow is calculated as net operating cash flow minus capital expenditure.

FTSE 250:

the Financial Times-Stock Exchange 250 share index is a capitalisation-weighted index of 250 UK domiciled companies on the London Stock Exchange.

FTSE 350 Mining:

the Financial Times-Stock Exchange 350 Mining share index is a capitalisation–weighted index of 350 UK domiciled mining companies on the London Stock Exchange.