US mine boss says it's all to do with culture

A subject of ongoing debate in the Australian coal industry is why, with similar conditions and equipment,

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20 MAR 2000

High-capacity brake released

SPECIALISED vehicle tyre and rim supplier SETCO Australia Pty Ltd has produced a locally designed liquid

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19 MAR 2000

FreightCorp powers into Queensland market

NSW-Government-owned rail freight carrier FreightCorp has continued its drive to become a major national

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13 MAR 2000

HWE makes Moranbah appointments

Henry Walker Eltin (HWE) has employed Col McBean as project manager and Ken McLaren as production superintendent

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13 MAR 2000

Gympie posts profit

Coal and gold producer Gympie Gold Ltd said both commodities made steady contributions to its $3.4 million

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13 MAR 2000

No surprises as thermal settles

From April 1 Australian contract steaming coal to Japan will be sold for $US28.75 a tonne, a 4% or $US1.20

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13 MAR 2000

Contrary findings lead to valuable new research

When a longwall geomechanics research program at Kestrel first began to deliver some unexpected results

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13 MAR 2000

QCT results reflect tough year for local producers

QCT Resources Ltd is asking investors to bear with it for at least the remainder of the current financial

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13 MAR 2000

Coffey new NSA agent

Coffey Geosciences Pty Ltd, formerly Coffey Partners International Pty Ltd, has signed an exclusive agreement

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06 MAR 2000

Lindner joins Continental

The new Queensland regional manager for Continental Ace Services Pty Ltd is Graham Lindner who joined

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06 MAR 2000

Rio reaps rewards

Efficiencies and cost-cutting drives and volume growth have paid handsome dividends for global mining

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06 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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06 MAR 2000

Oaky North's new mine manager

Former Newlands development superintendent Andy Mifflin is the new mine manager at MIM's Oaky North mine

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06 MAR 2000

Roche targets underground coal mining work

Roche Mining, part of the Downer Group, will step up efforts to enter the underground coal contracting

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06 MAR 2000

Saraji underground move to be decided

A decision on developing an exploration adit at the central Queensland BHP Saraji mine, similar to the

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06 MAR 2000

Johnson new VA Eimco Australia GM

Former Powercoal boss Dennis Pomfret has quit as general manager of VA Eimco (Australia). The company,

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