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

HORTA performance 'exceeds expectations'

NAVIGATION technology adapted from the aerospace and land military industries to mining continues to

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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

Boral test focus shifts to new Shell mine - Part 1

The contractor is pressing ahead with its bid to spread the word about shotcreting benefits to the coal

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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

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

High-capacity mines point to industry's future

Bigger, new generation longwalls continue to improve the economic argument for underground coal mining.

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30 MAR 1999

When IS is not safe - Part 3

Both SIMTARS and Londonderry are currently participating in the international certification scheme for

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30 MAR 1999

Voith couples with Joy

SMOOTHER, trouble-free start-ups for new generation, high-capacity armoured face conveyors are said to

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30 MAR 1999

BHP's Mitchell: life at the margins - Part 2

“My focus has always been one of change management. I try to make people understand that because times

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30 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

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

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