United shows flare

United shows flare

XSTRATA Coal�s United Colliery has shown how to safely flare goaf gas at an active longwall mine and

Markets

27 SEP 2006
Ergonomics key for Crinum development

Ergonomics key for Crinum development

WHEN Voest Alpine�s ABM25s continuous miner is delivered to BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance�s Crinum

Markets

22 SEP 2006

Oaky Creek powers up methane plant

CENTRAL Queensland colliery Oaky Creek is the latest coal operation to utilise a new mine methane power

Markets

20 SEP 2006
Spring Creek’s uncertain future burden on miners

Spring Creek’s uncertain future burden on miners

UNCERTAINTY over the future of Solid Energy mine Spring Creek has prompted 16 workers to leave the operation.

Markets

19 SEP 2006

Beltana continues reign

ONCE again Beltana reigned supreme as Australia�s number one producing longwall mine for the 2006 financial

Markets

19 SEP 2006
Safety building between mine and contractor

Safety building between mine and contractor

HIGH staff turnover and limited underground experience can sometimes lead to strained relationships over

Markets

13 SEP 2006

Pike River mine development on track

NEW Zealand Oil & Gas subsidiary Pike River Coal has reached a milestone at its Pike River coal mine

Markets

30 AUG 2006
Newpac development ready for new fleet

Newpac development ready for new fleet

THE Newpac mine will ensure its development crew keeps ahead of the new longwall with a new fleet of

Markets

25 AUG 2006

Accident at Illawarra’s Douglas mine

A MINE worker at the Douglas coal mine, near Wollongong in New South Wales, was taken to hospital yesterday

Markets

24 AUG 2006
BMA scoops awards

BMA scoops awards

BMA�s Blackwater Mine has taken out the judges� award and BMA�s Norwich Park Mine was honoured with the

Markets

08 AUG 2006
Kestrel looks to a wider face

Kestrel looks to a wider face

RIO Tinto�s Kestrel mine is looking to widen its longwall face for its 400 series blocks due to be mined

Markets

25 JUL 2006
Sendawar coal project looks promising

Sendawar coal project looks promising

FIRST test results from outcrop samples gathered at the Sendawar Coal Project in Kalimantan, Indonesia

Markets

26 JUN 2006
Moolarben upgrades resources

Moolarben upgrades resources

FELIX Resources announced yesterday a significant upgrade in the resource base of its Moolarben coal

Mines

20 JUN 2006

New Acland strikes tentative supply deal

QUEENSLAND Government-owned Tarong Energy will have the option to buy 5.7 million tonnes of coal per

Markets

14 JUN 2006

Harworth Colliery mothballed

UK COAL has confirmed the closing of Harworth Colliery after being unable to justify the investment to

Markets

13 JUN 2006
Pike River acquires Indian backer

Pike River acquires Indian backer

INDIAN coke producer Gujarat NRE Coke has invested $NZ20 million in New Zealand Oil & Gas� Pike River

Markets

13 JUN 2006