High school students use lego to design longwall system

AS PART of an annual effort to market the mining industry to students, 40 high school students from across...

Sustainability

22 JANUARY 2001

Supply-demand balance shifts in coal miners' favour

THE coal industry faces its brightest prospects for some years, according to a Hartley Poynton equities...

Markets

15 JANUARY 2001

Gympie output to suffer as contractor collapses

GYMPIE Gold took full control of its wholly-owned subsidiary Southland Coal late last week after contract...

Markets

15 JANUARY 2001

Austral production continues strongly in December quarter

AUSTRAL Coal reported a strong operating performance for the December quarter, producing 423,000 ROM...

Markets

15 JANUARY 2001

Soaring US gas prices give coal a boost

CONVENTIONAL wisdom over the past few years has been that ongoing growth in US electricity demand would...

Markets

15 JANUARY 2001

MIM's coal operations post strong performance

DESPITE a lower profit for the quarter, MIM Holdings' coal operations continue to perform well.

Markets

14 JANUARY 2001

Peabody goes to Rio

IN December, 71% Rio Tinto subsidiary Coal & Allied Industries purchased US group Peabody's Australian...

Markets

08 JANUARY 2001

Changing role for ventilation officers

GONE are the days when being a ventilation officer meant kowtowing to the

Markets

08 JANUARY 2001

Turkish congress attracts international interest

THE 17th International Mining Congress and Exhibition of Turkey (IMCET 2001) will be held on June 19-22,...

Markets

08 JANUARY 2001

Oaky No 1 tender delayed

FINALISATION of the tender for new longwall equipment for the Oaky No 1 longwall mine in central Queensland...

Markets

18 DECEMBER 2000

FOB cash costs set to fall, says AME report

SYDNEY-based research house AME Mineral Economics has released its 2001 Export Coal Mine Cost Report,...

Markets

18 DECEMBER 2000

Mineral and energy earnings up for quarter

EARNINGS from Australia's mineral and energy exports were up 3% to a record $13.2 billion in the September...

Markets

18 DECEMBER 2000