Kenmare gets on top of early fault troubles

WHEN longwall mining began at Kenmare in 1996 fault negotiation was always going to be the main challenge

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30 MAR 1999

Filter slashes particulate emissions

A MELBOURNE-based firm is promising coal miners a cleaner, safer and healthier working environment. The

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30 MAR 1999

BHP high-achiever sets sights on consistency - Part 2

Longwall face widths should continue to average 270m and while extending this to 300m is possible, BHP

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30 MAR 1999

Mines count costs of IS power supply bungle - Part 1

An alert over equipment which failed a standard safety test has sparked a review of testing and regulatory

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30 MAR 1999

MIM production accent shifts to underground operations

At December’s official opening of the $153 million Newlands underground mine, an upbeat prediction from

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30 MAR 1999

BHP's Mitchell: life at the margins - Part 1

IN recent years cost cutting has become the clarion call of coal producers looking to bolster profit

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30 MAR 1999

Wilkes new Jennmar Australia chief

FORMER Celtite manager Mick Wilkes is the new managing director of expanding American-owned company Jennmar

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30 MAR 1999

Southland 1 signals start of new era

After a nine-month gestation period, the Hunter Valley mine has commenced its build-up to full-scale

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30 MAR 1999

MineGrid 'converts' another local mine

THE ULAN mine near Mudgee in New South Wales has joined a growing list of Huesker MineGrid users. The

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30 MAR 1999

When IS is not safe - Part 1

Questions raised about varying testing procedures and industry safety remain unanswered. On the day

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30 MAR 1999

Pioneer Burrell releases Omega 384

A NEW underground building product from Pioneer Burrell Mining Services is said to provide efficiency

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19 MAR 1999

Getman/Berriman in Nipper deal

US-BASED Getman Corporation has entered an agreement with Australian mine vehicle manufacturer PJ Berriman

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19 MAR 1999

RUD out to Dominate again

RUD Chains claims to have made further improvements to its Dominator armoured face conveyor and beam

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19 MAR 1999

Coal research group focuses on interim goal

AUSTRALIA’S underground coal miners are pursuing development of a fully automated roof bolting system

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19 MAR 1999