No criminal charges laid for Quecreek

No criminal charges laid for Quecreek

CRIMINAL charges will not be filed in the Quecreek mine flood, a state grand jury ruled last week.

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24 SEPTEMBER 2003

Mine shutdowns on RAG agenda

GERMAN coal giant RAG announced last week it would shut two of its 10 coal mines in Germany by 2007....

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24 SEPTEMBER 2003

Bearcat flexes its muscles

BEARCAT Tyres has been supplying the mining industry with its Arnco tyre flat-proofing material for more...

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24 SEPTEMBER 2003
Enlow Fork team prevails

Enlow Fork team prevails

CONSOL Energy's Enlow Fork Mine Rescue team took top honors in the 2003 National Mine Rescue, First Aid,...

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24 SEPTEMBER 2003

Rebels bomb train carrying coal from BHPB mine

COLUMBIAN leftist rebels have bombed a train carrying coal from the Cerrejon mine, owned by BHP Billiton,...

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24 SEPTEMBER 2003

China mining deaths up despite government efforts

THE number of serious coal mining accidents in China and the deaths they caused in the first eight months...

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24 SEPTEMBER 2003

Steady improvement in underground competitiveness

A REDUCTION in unit costs at UK Coal�s deep mines has enhanced the competitiveness of the company�s surviving...

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22 SEPTEMBER 2003
Last man standing

Last man standing

AFTER a tumultuous year for underground mining contractors the field has shrunk to a handful of operators...

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22 SEPTEMBER 2003
Emergency response: All in the planning

Emergency response: All in the planning

WITHOUT order you get chaos, claimed US Mine Rescue Association�s Rob McGee in his simple solution to...

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22 SEPTEMBER 2003
New Setco wheel gets solid reaction

New Setco wheel gets solid reaction

SETCO Australia lays claim to fitting tyre assemblies to more than 100 pieces of original mining equipment...

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22 SEPTEMBER 2003

McLanahan sets up Aussie entity

MCLANAHAN Corporation, which has serviced the coal industry in Australia for the past 42 years, broke...

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22 SEPTEMBER 2003

The drum on better cutting

YEARS of underground experiments on shearer drums in a Turkish longwall mine have resulted in the development...

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22 SEPTEMBER 2003