HWE picks up Southern contract

In a first for Capricorn Coal Management (CapCoal) mains development for German Creek - Southern has

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17 APR 2000

German Longwall Conference

On 13-14 June 2000 the Institute of Mining Engineering of the Aachen University of Technology, Germany,

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17 APR 2000

Burton to review hydraulic mining

RAG Coal International is understood to be revisiting the possibility of hydraulic mining at the Burton

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10 APR 2000

Chinese mine grabs daily production record

The Daliuta mine of the State-owned Shenhua Group has recently set a new Chinese record for daily production

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10 APR 2000

Shell sale update

Royal Dutch/Shell has finalised a shortlist of potential buyers of its US$1.5 billion international coal

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10 APR 2000

New line-up for BHP Coal

BHP's new flatter management structure, based on a portfolio management model, has been implemented with

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10 APR 2000

PED system successfully customised

While the Mine Site Technologies (MST) PED system was gaining acceptance in the US underground coal sector,

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10 APR 2000

CSIRO helping Chinese introduce caving method to Australia

A Chinese longwall method designed to maximise recovery from thick seams has proven its credentials.

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03 APR 2000

Ingwe restructuring program to cut exports and costs

Billiton has recently announced that due to the ongoing impact of low coal prices, and in particular

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03 APR 2000

Cyprus Amax takes final bow

The long-anticipated exit of American group Cyprus Amax from Australia's coal sector has finally happened,

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03 APR 2000

Southland ARMed and ready for assault on SL2

A "rather challenging situation" is how Harry Adams, managing director of Gympie Gold, remembers the

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03 APR 2000

Oaky North resumes mining operations

After being closed since July 1999, mining operations finally resumed in March at the Oaky North mine

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03 APR 2000

North Goonyella salvages equipment from LW5 south

Sumitomo Coal's attempt to recover longwall equipment sealed in at LW5 south of its North Goonyella mine

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03 APR 2000

Long-Airdox AFC breakthrough

LONG-AIRDOX has described its sale of AFC equipment to the Baal Bone and Southland collieries in New

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31 MAR 2000

Brakes on the behemoth

BY May this year and only 12 weeks into commercial production the Moranbah North longwall operation in

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31 MAR 2000

Long-Airdox gets jump on major rival: Menzies - Part 2

Not only does this decentralisation allow the company to offer rebuild and refurbishing facilities to

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31 MAR 2000