Aquila awards conveyor contract to Fenner Dunlop ACE

Aquila awards conveyor contract to Fenner Dunlop ACE

Works will include the overland structure, belting, electrics and an elevated stacker.

Development

10 AUGUST 2020
Fall in waste area could have led to Grosvenor incident: Cutifani

Fall in waste area could have led to Grosvenor incident: Cutifani

A major fall in the waste area may have flushed gas onto the longwall face.

Development

06 AUGUST 2020
News Wrap

News Wrap

Anglo American makes own call on safety.

Investment

05 AUGUST 2020
Anglo out of thermal coal within three years: Cutifani

Anglo out of thermal coal within three years: Cutifani

Thermal coal represented 5% of earnings across Anglo American.

Development

03 AUGUST 2020
Bringing Grosvenor back

Bringing Grosvenor back

Plans to restart operations in the second half of 2021.

Fleet

30 JULY 2020
Anglo production falls by 32% after Grosvenor and Moranbah incidents

Anglo production falls by 32% after Grosvenor and Moranbah incidents

A fall of ground at Moranbah delayed the completion of a longwall move.

Methane blast solution pursued

Methane blast solution pursued

Looking at a way of cutting power to the longwall head if an overpressure incident occurs.

Grosvenor blast cause unknown

Grosvenor blast cause unknown

So far investigation not found the ignition source.

Another ignition event at Grosvenor

Another ignition event at Grosvenor

The suspension of longwall mining elevates the risk of oxidation of coal.

Sustainability

03 JULY 2020
Anglo responds to criticism of its safety record after Grosvenor incident

Anglo responds to criticism of its safety record after Grosvenor incident

Grosvenor mine accounted for just 0.5% of QMI safety directives issued over two years.

Sustainability

29 JUNE 2020
News Wrap

News Wrap

Rothery points finger at Grosvenor methane levels.

Innovation

29 JUNE 2020
Miners restricted from Grosvenor in sponcom fears

Miners restricted from Grosvenor in sponcom fears

The company was still investigating the cause of the methane ignition at Grosvenor last month.