Wongawilli miner issues plague Wollongong in the December quarter

PRODUCTION from Wollongong Coal’s Wongawilli colliery in New South Wales plunged 28,000 tonnes to 86,648t as its continuous miner had a major issue with its cutter head.

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Wongawilli miner issues plague Wollongong in the December quarter Wongawilli miner issues plague Wollongong in the December quarter Wongawilli miner issues plague Wollongong in the December quarter Wongawilli miner issues plague Wollongong in the December quarter Wongawilli miner issues plague Wollongong in the December quarter

Underground at Wollongong Coal's Wongawilli mine in NSW.

The company said parts for the affected continuous miner had to be procured overseas, creating a lengthy delay in recommissioning the machinery.