Voith couples with Joy

SMOOTHER, trouble-free start-ups for new generation, high-capacity armoured face conveyors are said to

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30 MAR 1999

Filter slashes particulate emissions

A MELBOURNE-based firm is promising coal miners a cleaner, safer and healthier working environment. The

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30 MAR 1999

BHP's Mitchell: life at the margins - Part 2

“My focus has always been one of change management. I try to make people understand that because times

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30 MAR 1999

Shell gears mine for coal sales surges

Quality coal, flexible work practices and low-cost output have positioned Moranbah North to exploit windows

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30 MAR 1999

MMS cleans up in Queensland

MACKAY-BASED MMS Fluid Filtration continues to enjoy strong market acceptance of its longwall fluid filtration

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30 MAR 1999

Southland 1 signals start of new era

After a nine-month gestation period, the Hunter Valley mine has commenced its build-up to full-scale

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30 MAR 1999

When IS is not safe - Part 1

Questions raised about varying testing procedures and industry safety remain unanswered. On the day

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30 MAR 1999

When IS is not safe - Part 2

This is evident from the DMR’s information circular explaining the background to the December power supply

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30 MAR 1999

Newson Moranbah North's 'can do' man

AFTER three years at Moranbah North, Steve Newson, a self-confessed “boring middle-aged mining engineer”,

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30 MAR 1999

Wilkes new Jennmar Australia chief

FORMER Celtite manager Mick Wilkes is the new managing director of expanding American-owned company Jennmar

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30 MAR 1999

MineGrid 'converts' another local mine

THE ULAN mine near Mudgee in New South Wales has joined a growing list of Huesker MineGrid users. The

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30 MAR 1999

Boral test focus shifts to new Shell mine - Part 2

Another factor inhibiting shotcrete use for primary support was the flat roof shape preferred in coal

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30 MAR 1999

BHP's Mitchell: life at the margins - Part 1

IN recent years cost cutting has become the clarion call of coal producers looking to bolster profit

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30 MAR 1999

BHP high-achiever sets sights on consistency - Part 1

Having exceeded its calendar 1998 output target, Crinum is looking for a steady performance this year.

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30 MAR 1999

Kenmare gets on top of early fault troubles

WHEN longwall mining began at Kenmare in 1996 fault negotiation was always going to be the main challenge

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30 MAR 1999

High-capacity mines point to industry's future

Bigger, new generation longwalls continue to improve the economic argument for underground coal mining.

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30 MAR 1999