Articles by Lou Caruana

Measuring haul road friction

Measuring haul road friction

The road friction protocol categorises friction values into four risk levels.

Innovation

19 JUL 2019
NSW sets up inquiry that looks at life after coal

NSW sets up inquiry that looks at life after coal

The inquiry will look into trends and forecasts for energy supply and exports in NSW.

Sustainability

19 JUL 2019
BHP's clever thermal coal strategy

BHP's clever thermal coal strategy

Mt Arthur is a tier one asset for BHP and a major export earner for NSW.

Hogsback

19 JUL 2019
Ravensworth dump truck incident to be formally investigated by regulator

Ravensworth dump truck incident to be formally investigated by regulator

A worker was transported to hospital after the incident but was cleared of any serious injuries.

Sustainability

19 JUL 2019
Illawarra Met Coal powers ahead after longwall moves

Illawarra Met Coal powers ahead after longwall moves

Dendrobium and Appin in New South Wales continued to perform strongly after the longwall moves.

News Wrap

News Wrap

South32 faces big write down before South African coal sale.

Innovation

19 JUL 2019
Bylong protest highlights farmer fears

Bylong protest highlights farmer fears

Kepco's proposed combined open cut and underground mine would produce 6.5Mt of thermal coal.

Sustainability

18 JUL 2019
BMC productivity surge lifts BHP

BMC productivity surge lifts BHP

BMC's production was due to improved wash plant performance and higher yields at South Walker Creek....

Queensland safety inspections drop by 540 in three years

Queensland safety inspections drop by 540 in three years

There were 1781 mine safety inspections in 2015-16 compared with 1241 inspections in 2018-19.

Sustainability

18 JUL 2019
Qld govt to prosecute Adani over 'administrative error'

Qld govt to prosecute Adani over 'administrative error'

The annual return required information about planned and actual disturbance of land at the mine.

Sustainability

18 JUL 2019
Yancoal keeps production steady at 11.2Mt

Yancoal keeps production steady at 11.2Mt

Yancoal's Mount Thorley Warkworth complex produced 4.5Mt of RoM coal in Q2 2019.

News Wrap

News Wrap

Forrest joins Emirati sheikh in Liberian rail venture.

Investment

18 JUL 2019