Matla sets new monthly record

THE Matla shortwall in South Africa's Mpumalanga province has set a new monthly record of 514,522 tonnes

Markets

24 DEC 2001

Crinum overcomes roof control challenges

THE Crinum mine in central Queensland, a BHP Billiton Mitsubishi alliance longwall operation, has successfully

Markets

24 DEC 2001

Beltana gateroad development under way

THE new punch longwall mine development project of Enex Resources is well underway to replace production

Markets

10 DEC 2001

Kenmare longwall likely to be auctioned

SCHEDULED for closure in April/May 2002, the Kenmare longwall mine near Blackwater in central Queensland,

Mines

10 DEC 2001

West Cliff gains new lease of life

BHP BILLITON longwall mine West Cliff in the NSW Illawarra is on track to increase its annual production

Mines

03 DEC 2001
Kestrel on target for 4Mt-plus in 2001

Kestrel on target for 4Mt-plus in 2001

BY operating its mining equipment at more than 100% of peak load, the Rio Tinto-owned Kestrel longwall

Mines

19 NOV 2001

Austral finishes quarter under budget

POOR roof conditions in the final metres of panel 18 delayed panel extraction by three weeks at Austral

Mines

29 OCT 2001

Southland remains on track

GYMPIE Gold has reported ROM production of 233,000t for the September 2001 quarter at the Southland coal

Mines

29 OCT 2001

Enex gets to work on long-term Ulan plan

A range of thick-seam underground mining options are under examination by the new mine owner. Published

Mines

15 OCT 2001
Southland readies to mine through slant roadway

Southland readies to mine through slant roadway

WHEN it took over operation of the Southland longwall mine in April this year, mining contractor Thiess

Markets

01 OCT 2001

Baal Bone improves steadily

AT THE time of Glencore's purchase of Baal Bone in April 2000, the NSW mine was producing at around 42%

Mines

23 JUL 2001

West Wallsend progresses conveyor expansion

WORK on a new conveyor infrastructure will allow the West Wallsend mine to lift production levels from

Mines

16 JUL 2001

Metropolitan extends face with Shoshone supports

TEN roof supports from the closed US Shoshone mine are currently undergoing refurbishment at DBT's Rooty

Mines

09 JUL 2001

Bellambi West to begin mining in western reserves

LONGWALL mining is scheduled to recommence on June 24, at the Bellambi West longwall mine in New South

Mines

11 JUN 2001

Shortwall mining at Matla

WORLD leader in short face thick seam wall mining, the South African Matla mine, is preparing install

Mines

23 APR 2001

Activity at Grasstrees suggests project is progressing

SEVERAL signs indicate that work has begun in earnest things at the Grasstrees longwall mine project

Mines

16 APR 2001