Hail Creek yet to reap expansion benefits

Hail Creek yet to reap expansion benefits

ALREADY six weeks behind schedule, the benefits of Hail Creek�s expansion from 6 million tonnes per year

Markets

12 JUN 2006
Newlands uses GAG on Southern

Newlands uses GAG on Southern

DURING December last year, Xstrata�s Newlands Underground operation used Queensland Mine Rescue Services�

Markets

09 JUN 2006

Southland output dips in May, but still on track

AFTER a 10% production rise to 247,000 tonnes in April, Gympie Gold's Southland colliery dropped off

Markets

09 JUN 2003

Illawarra apply best practice to cut diesel emissions

BEST practice strategies to minimise employee exposure to diesel particulate have resulted in significant

Mines

09 JUN 2003

Dendrobium hits pit bottom

REPORTING on the quarter ended March 2003, BHP Billiton said its Dendrobium mine project in the NSW Illawarra

Mines

05 MAY 2003

Improved outlook for New Denmark

ONE of South Africa�s three longwall mines has steadily improved its performance over the last two years.

Mines

28 APR 2003

Tahmoor production up 30%

AFTER earlier posting its highest-ever full-year profit of $13.44 million, representing a 222% increase,

Mines

28 APR 2003

Clipstone mines last coal

UK COAL�s Clipstone colliery near Nottingham was closed last week, leaving three remaining deep pits

Mines

22 APR 2003

‘Modern working practices’ introduced into UK mine

IN a move aimed at extending the life of their pit, miners at the Maltby colliery in South Yorkshire

Mines

22 APR 2003

New life for Bellambi West

MINING operations at the Bellambi West colliery are set to resume after Great Pacific Capital (GPC) finalised

Mines

31 MAR 2003

Daw Mill overcomes major problems

THE litany of problems faced by the UK Coal longwall mine Daw Mill in beginning to mine a 5m thick seam

Mines

24 MAR 2003

Southland at full production

AFTER resuming mining operations on February 10, the Southland coal mine of Gympie Gold is operating

Mines

10 MAR 2003

Centennial seeks to optimise equipment utilisation

CENTENNIAL Coal will continue to seek future cost benefits by optimising equipment usage across the group.

Mines

03 MAR 2003

New Russian record set

THE Raspadskaya mine, in the Kusbass region of Siberia, has set a new coal production record in the Russian

Mines

03 MAR 2003

Southland resumes production

GYMPIE Gold, owner of the NSW Southland colliery said last week that production at the mine had resumed.

Mines

24 FEB 2003

West Elk recognised for safety and environmental performance

ARCH Coal's West Elk longwall mine in Colorado, USA has earned an award for environmental care and employee

Mines

17 FEB 2003