THE newest player in Australia’s longwall equipment market, Inbye Mining Services, is confident of continuing
A visiting American mine boss says doing the “little things” well can produce a better big picture.
“No-one’s going to offer a sensible price if they haven’t got five years of coal in front of them, proven
This makes the cable difficult to install during development and to recover as the longwall retreats.
One of the country’s highly-credentialled new longwalls has failed to meet performance expectations.
ESTABLISHING and maintaining a healthy development lead, careful management of roof conditions and implementation
Mine operators want commercial non-flameproof vehicles underground. Developers and existing users say
More than most new-generation longwall operations in Australia, North Goonyella has been plagued by inefficient
WEST Wallsend colliery in the Newcastle coalfield, New South Wales, has already been targeted as a strategically
THE process engineer behind the Moranbah North underground control network, Ci Technologies Pty Ltd,
Mine planning for longwall operations will never be the same again. Dogged by depressed coal prices,
THE Australian subsidiary of Germany’s major longwall equipment manufacturer, DBT, is scheduled to finish
JENNMAR has signalled an aggressive expansion of its Australian operation, which will kick off within
The uneasy alliance between mine operators and maintenance providers is in need of an overhaul. Perhaps
“Over the last two years our company has designed and implemented an economic planning approach to several
A decade of upheaval in the world’s longwall equipment manufacturing industry has seen America’s Long-Airdox