Local mines spell out equipment needs

A NEW Australian company is banking on growth in the country’s underground coal industry, and acceptance

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31 MAR 2000

Appin opts for innovative drive design

DRIVE options for conveyors have been significantly broadened as a result of some recent innovative design

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31 MAR 2000

US mine is miles in front - Part 2

One of the most impressive creations is the mine’s culture of continuous improvement. “We believe that

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31 MAR 2000

High performance face conveyors move forward again - Part 2

Tail drives are normally the tensionable type, especially where long faces and/or high horsepowers are

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31 MAR 2000

Bailey sets new mark

WHAT is perhaps most remarkable about the day-to-day operations of the Bailey mine of Consol Energy in

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31 MAR 2000

SA company introduces new pre-stressing concept

JACKPOT Lite is the name of a mine prop pre-stressing device developed by New Concept Mining of Alrode,

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31 MAR 2000

Program stronger: commentator

American longwall producers and suppliers will gather this month to discuss the industry’s outlook and

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31 MAR 2000

A broad band of options

Technology advances are giving coal mine operators a wider range of communication channels to choose

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31 MAR 2000

Contractors upbeat about coal mine changes

Always accused of being behind their metalliferous counterparts in embracing change, coal owners today

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31 MAR 2000

The Mihai & Jack Story

MIHAI Borsaru migrated from Romania over 20 years ago to further his scientific career in Australia.

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31 MAR 2000

Leaky feeder provides mixed mine messages - Part 1

Once considered the answer to many of the significant communications challenges facing underground coal

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31 MAR 2000

Technology of tomorrow is here today - Part 1

Can underground coal mine operators afford to ignore fibre optics any longer, asks John Ruble*. Often

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31 MAR 2000

Static statistics mask better outlook

AUSTRALIA’S longwall mine production was flat in 1998-99, compared with the previous 12 months, as the

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31 MAR 2000

Longwall production reaches new peak

TOTAL production from Australia’s longwall mines climbed 13% in calendar 1999, reflecting contributions

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31 MAR 2000

'Silent' decisions must be the right ones

Retiring Queensland district union inspector Bill Allison says industry’s tough times must evoke extra

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31 MAR 2000

QCT results reflect tough year for local producers

QCT Resources has asked investors to bear with it for at least the rest of the current financial year,

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31 MAR 2000