Boral test focus shifts to new Shell mine - Part 1

The contractor is pressing ahead with its bid to spread the word about shotcreting benefits to the coal...

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30 MARCH 1999

When IS is not safe - Part 3

Both SIMTARS and Londonderry are currently participating in the international certification scheme for...

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30 MARCH 1999

Filter slashes particulate emissions

A MELBOURNE-based firm is promising coal miners a cleaner, safer and healthier working environment. The...

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30 MARCH 1999

Newson Moranbah North's 'can do' man

AFTER three years at Moranbah North, Steve Newson, a self-confessed “boring middle-aged mining engineer”,...

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30 MARCH 1999

MineGrid 'converts' another local mine

THE ULAN mine near Mudgee in New South Wales has joined a growing list of Huesker MineGrid users. The...

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30 MARCH 1999

BHP's Mitchell: life at the margins - Part 2

“My focus has always been one of change management. I try to make people understand that because times...

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30 MARCH 1999

Boral test focus shifts to new Shell mine - Part 2

Another factor inhibiting shotcrete use for primary support was the flat roof shape preferred in coal...

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30 MARCH 1999

MIM production accent shifts to underground operations

At December’s official opening of the $153 million Newlands underground mine, an upbeat prediction from...

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30 MARCH 1999

BHP high-achiever sets sights on consistency - Part 2

Longwall face widths should continue to average 270m and while extending this to 300m is possible, BHP...

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30 MARCH 1999

BHP's Mitchell: life at the margins - Part 1

IN recent years cost cutting has become the clarion call of coal producers looking to bolster profit...

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30 MARCH 1999

High-capacity mines point to industry's future

Bigger, new generation longwalls continue to improve the economic argument for underground coal mining....

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30 MARCH 1999

Tahmoor's future heads north

Favourable conclusions from the NSW Commission of Inquiry on Tahmoor North mean that Austral Coal should...

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30 MARCH 1999