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

MMS cleans up in Queensland

MACKAY-BASED MMS Fluid Filtration continues to enjoy strong market acceptance of its longwall fluid filtration...

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30 MARCH 1999

HORTA performance 'exceeds expectations'

NAVIGATION technology adapted from the aerospace and land military industries to mining continues to...

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30 MARCH 1999

Kenmare gets on top of early fault troubles

WHEN longwall mining began at Kenmare in 1996 fault negotiation was always going to be the main challenge...

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30 MARCH 1999

BHP high-achiever sets sights on consistency - Part 1

Having exceeded its calendar 1998 output target, Crinum is looking for a steady performance this year....

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30 MARCH 1999

When IS is not safe - Part 2

This is evident from the DMR’s information circular explaining the background to the December power supply...

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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

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

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

When IS is not safe - Part 1

Questions raised about varying testing procedures and industry safety remain unanswered. On the day...

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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

Mines count costs of IS power supply bungle - Part 1

An alert over equipment which failed a standard safety test has sparked a review of testing and regulatory...

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30 MARCH 1999