Ground Control in Mining conference

Ground Control in Mining conference

REPORT on the 20th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining, held August 7-9 in Morgantown,

Innovation

13 AUG 2001

Thick seams: new insights

THICK coal seams have a unique set of geotechnical characteristics which might suggest that a new set

Innovation

06 AUG 2001

Establishing an Australian rockbolt testing facility

RESEARCHERS estimate that of the 5-6 million rock bolts per annum consumed by the Australian underground

Innovation

30 JUL 2001

Direct measuring of AFC chain tension

AS longwall faces have become wider, the demand on AFC chain size and strength has increased. To date

Innovation

30 JUL 2001
Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence
Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence
Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence

Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation

Rocklabs began exporting sample preparation equipment 50 years ago

SPONSORED

scott automation

Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution
Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution
Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution

Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite

In an initiative to find an environmentally responsible solution

SPONSORED

hastings deering

How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year
How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year
How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year

How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved

Enhance performance and increase long term profitability to the mining industry!

New custom drill to tackle difficult terrain at Solomon
New custom drill to tackle difficult terrain at Solomon
New custom drill to tackle difficult terrain at Solomon

New custom drill to tackle difficult terrain

JSW forms strategic alliance with German innovator BBurg to develop leading technology rig

SPONSORED

jsw australia

Improving use of PUR as a strata consolidation technique

IN 1999 an estimated 70 PUR injection operations cost the Australian underground coal mining industry

Innovation

09 JUL 2001

SkillPro to continue ACIRL mining work

NEW ACIRL owner, the HRL Group, has ended the company's 25-year involvement in front-end mining and risk

Innovation

25 JUN 2001

Longwall automation project receives funding

A THREE-year, $4 million research program into longwall automation has received the backing of the Australian

Innovation

11 JUN 2001

'Crosslinked' gel generates immediate goaf fall

THE first trial application of a high viscosity gel has succeeded in bringing down the first goaf after

Innovation

28 MAY 2001
Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator
Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator
Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator

Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new

National Plant & Equipment have purchased two Liebherr R 996B Excavator's

SPONSORED

national group

Murray pushes further into mine control market
Murray pushes further into mine control market
Murray pushes further into mine control market

Murray pushes further into mine control market

State-of-the-art control system makes dozer operation more productive, safer

SPONSORED

murray engineering

Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes
Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes
Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes

Optimising blast designs to improve project

JSW's specialist knowledge is helping to reduce project costs and improve timeframes

SPONSORED

jsw australia

High-quality crusher plants made for your business
High-quality crusher plants made for your business
High-quality crusher plants made for your business

High-quality crusher plants made for your

Three exciting new ways to purchase crushing & screening plants

SPONSORED

sandvik

Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site

Liebherr-Australia has worked with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR)

Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'
Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'
Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'

Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'

Rehabilitation centre lauded for 'tough love'

SPONSORED

murray engineering

Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry
Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry
Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry

Safety, training, production optimisation

A robust training program will keep the safety of those conducting tasks.

Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'
Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'
Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'

Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See

How maintenance and operator awareness can go a long way in extending tyre life.

SPONSORED

kal tire

'Aussies the best', and they prove it again
'Aussies the best', and they prove it again
'Aussies the best', and they prove it again

'Aussies the best', and they prove it again

Single-jumbo monthly development record is off the charts

SPONSORED

byrnecut

Top Cat® on the block
Top Cat® on the block
Top Cat® on the block

Top Cat® on the block

Take a look at the new and improved Cat D11 Dozer.

SPONSORED

hastings deering

Digitising mining through automated scheduling with ABB
Digitising mining through automated scheduling with ABB
Digitising mining through automated scheduling with ABB

Digitising mining through automated scheduling

The ABB Ability™ Operations Management System enables miners to get greater visibility and control

SPONSORED

abb

Mining lean in the 4.0 era
Mining lean in the 4.0 era
Mining lean in the 4.0 era

Mining lean in the 4.0 era

Dassault Systèmes' Prashanth Mysore on the value for miners of today's digital-lean shift

SPONSORED

dassault systemes

New drilling technology released

PRE-DRAINAGE of longwall panels prior to mining could save the industry millions of dollars. Potentially,

Innovation

21 MAY 2001

Shift in research towards 'soft sciences' evident

THE latest 2001 Research priorities document from the Australian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP)*

Innovation

14 MAY 2001

New SIROQUANT unveiled at Hannover

THE latest version of CSIRO's SIROQUANT mineral analysis software has gone on show for the first time

Innovation

30 APR 2001

Geotech forum achieved initial goals

THE outcome of the two-day workshop between local and international geotechnical professionals was broad

Innovation

16 APR 2001

Automating a longwall

ACARP'S longwall automation project continues to progress with the main research providers now selected.

Innovation

09 APR 2001

Geotech approaches to be put under magnifying glass

AUSTRALIA'S leading geotechnical gurus are due to meet in April for a two-day workshop in an attempt

Innovation

26 MAR 2001

Researchers to undertake technical investigation in China

A NINE-person Australian research team is due to leave for China in mid-April to carry out a detailed

Innovation

26 MAR 2001

NIOSH looks ahead

WITH sole responsibility for all health and safety matters in all US mines, health agency the National

Innovation

12 MAR 2001
Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence
Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence
Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence

Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation

Rocklabs began exporting sample preparation equipment 50 years ago

SPONSORED

scott automation

Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution
Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution
Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution

Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite

In an initiative to find an environmentally responsible solution

SPONSORED

hastings deering

How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year
How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year
How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year

How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved

Enhance performance and increase long term profitability to the mining industry!

New custom drill to tackle difficult terrain at Solomon
New custom drill to tackle difficult terrain at Solomon
New custom drill to tackle difficult terrain at Solomon

New custom drill to tackle difficult terrain

JSW forms strategic alliance with German innovator BBurg to develop leading technology rig

SPONSORED

jsw australia

Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator
Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator
Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator

Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new

National Plant & Equipment have purchased two Liebherr R 996B Excavator's

SPONSORED

national group

Murray pushes further into mine control market
Murray pushes further into mine control market
Murray pushes further into mine control market

Murray pushes further into mine control market

State-of-the-art control system makes dozer operation more productive, safer

SPONSORED

murray engineering

Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes
Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes
Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes

Optimising blast designs to improve project

JSW's specialist knowledge is helping to reduce project costs and improve timeframes

SPONSORED

jsw australia

High-quality crusher plants made for your business
High-quality crusher plants made for your business
High-quality crusher plants made for your business

High-quality crusher plants made for your

Three exciting new ways to purchase crushing & screening plants

SPONSORED

sandvik

Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site

Liebherr-Australia has worked with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR)

Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'
Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'
Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'

Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'

Rehabilitation centre lauded for 'tough love'

SPONSORED

murray engineering

Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry
Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry
Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry

Safety, training, production optimisation

A robust training program will keep the safety of those conducting tasks.

Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'
Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'
Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'

Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See

How maintenance and operator awareness can go a long way in extending tyre life.

SPONSORED

kal tire

'Aussies the best', and they prove it again
'Aussies the best', and they prove it again
'Aussies the best', and they prove it again

'Aussies the best', and they prove it again

Single-jumbo monthly development record is off the charts

SPONSORED

byrnecut

Top Cat® on the block
Top Cat® on the block
Top Cat® on the block

Top Cat® on the block

Take a look at the new and improved Cat D11 Dozer.

SPONSORED

hastings deering

Digitising mining through automated scheduling with ABB
Digitising mining through automated scheduling with ABB
Digitising mining through automated scheduling with ABB

Digitising mining through automated scheduling

The ABB Ability™ Operations Management System enables miners to get greater visibility and control

SPONSORED

abb

Mining lean in the 4.0 era
Mining lean in the 4.0 era
Mining lean in the 4.0 era

Mining lean in the 4.0 era

Dassault Systèmes' Prashanth Mysore on the value for miners of today's digital-lean shift

SPONSORED

dassault systemes

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