Bounty pins hope on production surge from place change mining

Bounty pins hope on production surge from place change mining

Place Change panel 3 is on hold subject to clear demonstration of the success of panel 1.

Grasstree gas incident prompts evacuation

Grasstree gas incident prompts evacuation

The company notified relevant authorities in line with standard procedures.

Sustainability

20 NOV 2019
Rock falls cost Cook 23,000t production

Rock falls cost Cook 23,000t production

The rock fall will also lead to 21 workers being laid off.

Place change to double Cook's output, says Bounty

Place change to double Cook's output, says Bounty

Changing strata conditions have led to a review of the remaining sumping reserves.

North Goonyella to lay off employees

North Goonyella to lay off employees

There are 97 in the workforce and all of them are impacted.

Peabody gives up on Goonyella 10 North Panel

Peabody gives up on Goonyella 10 North Panel

The company expects no meaningful North Goonyella volumes for three or more years.

No change to Cook place change plans after roof fall

No change to Cook place change plans after roof fall

Cook was operating as scheduled with two continuous miners cutting underground.

Roof fall buries Cook's continuous miner

Roof fall buries Cook's continuous miner

Efforts to recover the CM13 continuous miner were continuing.

Wongawilli a strain on Wollongong

Wongawilli a strain on Wollongong

Ongoing roof failures in old roadways increased the risk levels.

Comment sought on changing geotech engineer status to statutory function

Comment sought on changing geotech engineer status to statutory function

The Mining & Petroleum Competence board agreed that the proposal should be subject to consultation.

Sustainability

23 SEP 2019
Inrush at Queensland underground coal mine

Inrush at Queensland underground coal mine

Water and mud was still contained in the shaft, above the level of the drain holes.

Sustainability

03 SEP 2019
Orica positions itself in centralised mine data battle

Orica positions itself in centralised mine data battle

Explosives company introduces multi-sensor data analyser

Wollongong Coal's changes for Wongawilli

Wollongong Coal's changes for Wongawilli

Currently all environmental management plans are under review.

Lucas clinches Kestrel contract

Lucas clinches Kestrel contract

The drilling division has an order book which should deliver more than $200 million in revenues.

Fleet

21 AUG 2019
Moolarben longwall free of intrusions

Moolarben longwall free of intrusions

The end of the current panel should occur in the September quarter leading to a second planned move.

Wollongong Coal pursuing new entries at Wongawilli

Wollongong Coal pursuing new entries at Wongawilli

A decision was made by the company to withdraw from using the current mine entries.

Development

12 AUG 2019

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