Top producer stays focused on belts

WITH annual output of around 10 million tons, US mine Enlow Fork is one of the most productive longwall

Mines

10 FEB 2003

Cumnock longwall to close by year-end

HINTED at recently in the company�s quarterly results, the closure by year end of the Cumnock longwall

Mines

10 FEB 2003

Successful infrastructure expansion achieved

FOR Austral Coal�s Tahmoor longwall mine in NSW, the September quarter was dominated by a scheduled longwall

Mines

28 OCT 2002

Wambo closes

ANOTHER longwall mine closed last week, with a loss of 80 jobs.

Mines

14 OCT 2002
US-led group to mine in China

US-led group to mine in China

THE first foreign company to obtain a mining licence from the Chinese government has started development

Mines

05 AUG 2002

Cumnock longwall mine records increased output

THE Cumnock mine in the NSW Hunter Coalfield increased coal production by almost a third in the half

Mines

05 AUG 2002
Turkish mines face unique technical challenge

Turkish mines face unique technical challenge

THE introduction of high-capacity longwall mining equipment into Turkish coalfields near Ankara has made

Mines

24 JUN 2002

Matla – the design challenge. Part 2

IN this second article on equipment design for the Matla shortwall project in South Africa, DBT vice

OEMs and Suppliers

17 JUN 2002

Yu Jia Liang sets production record

THE Yu Jia Liang longwall mine in China produced 770,000 tonnes from a Joy 6LS5 shearer in March 2002.

Archive

06 MAY 2002

Metropolitan looks to bright future

AFTER the first development roadways discovered a previously unknown sill in 1995 in preparation for

Mines

15 APR 2002

United to begin longwall mining

SOME six years after longwall mining was first investigated, the United bord and pillar operation, 15km

Mines

01 APR 2002

Cumnock awarded new lease

THE NSW Government has handed over a new 21 year mining lease which extends the life of the Cumnock No

Mines

25 FEB 2002
Gympie reports on Southland progress

Gympie reports on Southland progress

THE Southland longwall mine in NSW is on schedule to increase output this year. The mine has also achieved

Markets

04 FEB 2002

Alliance longwall mine closes

CONTRACT run punch longwall operation, Alliance, cut its last longwall coal in early January 2002. Bolt-up

Mines

04 FEB 2002

BHP Billiton on track with two new longwall mines

IN its December 2001 quarterly report, BHP Billiton reported that its two latest development projects

Mines

04 FEB 2002

Bellambi West closes

THE Bellambi West coal mine in New South Wales was closed on January 29 after directors decided the mine

Markets

04 FEB 2002