Kellow remains positive despite North Goonyella fire

Kellow remains positive despite North Goonyella fire

Peabody averaged 28% margins across its five mining segments.

Longwall floor sensor takes radar underground

Longwall floor sensor takes radar underground

It may represent the most ground penetrating radar evaluation performed on an Australian longwall.

Smoke clearing at North Goonyella

Smoke clearing at North Goonyella

Three of the mine's five openings remain temporarily sealed to reduce airflow into the mine.

Tahmoor remains suspended but workers stay busy

Tahmoor remains suspended but workers stay busy

Some workers are assisting with a number of projects to improve local amenities.

Uncommanded movement of feeder breaker

Uncommanded movement of feeder breaker

The investigation indicated the hardware and software are unique to Joy feeder breakers.

Fleet

28 AUG 2018
Appin drags Illawarra Met Coal to US$62M loss

Appin drags Illawarra Met Coal to US$62M loss

One-off costs associated with the company's Appin restart plan came to US$23 million.

New videos aim to update geotech awareness of open cut coal mines

New videos aim to update geotech awareness of open cut coal mines

Four new videos have now been produced.

Sustainability

24 AUG 2018
Downer lands Cobar contract

Downer lands Cobar contract

Downer EDI lands another Cobar contract.

AusPac switches contractors for Dartbrook

AusPac switches contractors for Dartbrook

AusPac is continuing discussions with other potential mining contractors, and equipment suppliers.

Development

01 AUG 2018
Dendrobium receives longwall green light

Dendrobium receives longwall green light

The Longwall 14 was initially approved with conditions, which the department said were met.

Sustainability

31 JUL 2018
Bounty to use continuous miners to drive Cook production

Bounty to use continuous miners to drive Cook production

The remainder of the seam will be extracted later in the mining sequence to enable maximum recovery.

Austar coal burst leads to 94% lower production

Austar coal burst leads to 94% lower production

On July 9 Yancoal announced that 200 Austar employees would be redoployed or stood down.

Grosvenor and Moranbah star for Anglo

Grosvenor and Moranbah star for Anglo

Grosvenor has become Anglo's top performing Australian coal mine.

Appin woes drag down Illawarra annual met production

Appin woes drag down Illawarra annual met production

The company produced coal at annualised rate of 6Mt in June.

Commission maintains Austar prohibition notice

Commission maintains Austar prohibition notice

All underground longwall production at Austar remains prohibited by the regulator.

Sustainability

20 JUL 2018
Austar rib protection system developed in response to outbursts

Austar rib protection system developed in response to outbursts

The solution involved increasing the number and capacity of rib shields fitted to bolter miners.

Development

11 JUL 2018

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