Stanwell to move out of coal-fired generation

Stanwell to move out of coal-fired generation

Stanwell is to respond to the renewable energy needs of large commercial and industrial customers.

Sustainability

21 APRIL 2021
Minecruiser tyre catches fire underground

Minecruiser tyre catches fire underground

A groove in the sidewall allowed excessive tyre flex allowing hotspots to develop.

Sustainability

20 APRIL 2021
Curragh bucket wheel breakdown hits stockpiling

Curragh bucket wheel breakdown hits stockpiling

Seasonal wet weather also had an impact on mining operations.

Maintenance

20 APRIL 2021
The coal springboard

The coal springboard

The coal mining industry has also helped generate a thriving regional business sector.

Innovation

20 APRIL 2021
Truck overturns on ramp after dust suppression

Truck overturns on ramp after dust suppression

It appears movement of the fluid within the tank may have contributed to the incident.

Sustainability

19 APRIL 2021
Aus Tin Mining formally acquires Ashford project

Aus Tin Mining formally acquires Ashford project

Of the total resource, 9.4Mt is likely to be accessible by conventional open cut methods.

Investment

19 APRIL 2021
Labour pains

Labour pains

Coal mine workers' union affiliation was forged in the early years of pick axes and mine explosions....

Sustainability

16 APRIL 2021
Hunter to emerge from the dust

Hunter to emerge from the dust

The Hunter is at a cross-roads with the coal mining, agriculture and renewable energy all competing....

Investment

16 APRIL 2021
Mangoola proves the benefits of progressive rehabilitation

Mangoola proves the benefits of progressive rehabilitation

Mangoola was the first site in Australia to adopt the natural landform approach in 2011.

Sustainability

16 APRIL 2021
Joint Qld facility for underground services

Joint Qld facility for underground services

It will provide significant benefits across underground, haulage and materials handling.

Fleet

16 APRIL 2021
Narrabri nobbles Whitehaven

Narrabri nobbles Whitehaven

Narrabri production guidance for FY21 has plunged from 5.3-5.5Mt to 4.5-4.9Mt.

Terracom using Blair Athol experience to wider use

Terracom using Blair Athol experience to wider use

An advisory team had been in South Africa since late March.

Development

15 APRIL 2021