Small invention could have big impact

A locally developed conveyor idler bearing monitor could play a significant part in improving conveyor...

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24 JANUARY 2000

BHP future underground

BHP steel and energy chief Bob Kirkby has foreshadowed sweeping changes to the company’s operational...

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24 JANUARY 2000

CONSOL works hard to stay in shape

The USA’s largest operator of longwall mines has signalled it will aggressively acquire "weaker" coal...

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24 JANUARY 2000

US coal output steady

The USA’s Energy Information Administration has put out preliminary statistics which suggest the country’s...

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24 JANUARY 2000

Southland's output black gold for Gympie

After a long period dragging its heels on the share market, Gympie Gold Ltd looks like it has finally...

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24 JANUARY 2000

Southern shearer set for a spell

Boart Longyear will next month take advantage of a longwall move at Capcoal’s Southern colliery in central...

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24 JANUARY 2000

Newlands confirms impressive year

The Joint Coal Board’s official Australian longwall mine production statistics may be a month or so away...

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24 JANUARY 2000

$26m reclaimer for Port Waratah

Work is underway on a $26 million reclaimer being built by VA-Eimco — part of Sandvik Mining & Construction...

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24 JANUARY 2000

Miner hit on two fronts

The promise of a secure and predictable Native Title system emanating from Prime Minister John Howard's...

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10 JANUARY 2000

FreightCorp hauls in new record

FreightCorp hauled a record 85.5 million tonnes of bulk products in 1998-99, including a new benchmark...

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10 JANUARY 2000

Shell set to branch out at German Creek

Work is set to get underway soon on a new underground development project at the Shell Coal-operated...

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10 JANUARY 2000

Newlands a benchmark performer

The MIM Holdings-operated Newlands mine in Queensland's Bowen Basin has produced 5.1 million tonnes of...

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10 JANUARY 2000