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

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

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

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

Austral outlook moderate

The outlook for Austral Coal Ltd can be summed up in a word — flat. A flat shareprice, flat coal prices...

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10 JANUARY 2000

Fox snares mine contract

Fox Conveyors & Materials Handling Pty Ltd has snared its first major longwall mine conveyor maintenance...

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10 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

Inbye set to make inroads into local market

One man who has seen many changes in the Australian longwall equipment supply business over the past...

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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

Coal price uncertainty to continue

Uncertainty about coal prices is set to dog Australian producers for the next 2-3 months as they grapple...

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10 JANUARY 2000

Cumnock profit turnaround

Hunter Valley coal producer Cumnock Coal has posted an operating profit before tax and abnormals of $1.9...

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10 JANUARY 2000

Goonyella project on target

By early December, mining contractor Allied Mining had completed 25% of the development work on the Goonyella...

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10 JANUARY 2000