Shell gears mine for coal sales surges

Quality coal, flexible work practices and low-cost output have positioned Moranbah North to exploit windows...

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30 MARCH 1999

Voith couples with Joy

SMOOTHER, trouble-free start-ups for new generation, high-capacity armoured face conveyors are said to...

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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

Southland 1 signals start of new era

After a nine-month gestation period, the Hunter Valley mine has commenced its build-up to full-scale...

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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

Newson Moranbah North's 'can do' man

AFTER three years at Moranbah North, Steve Newson, a self-confessed “boring middle-aged mining engineer”,...

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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

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

Wilkes new Jennmar Australia chief

FORMER Celtite manager Mick Wilkes is the new managing director of expanding American-owned company Jennmar...

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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

Boral test focus shifts to new Shell mine - Part 1

The contractor is pressing ahead with its bid to spread the word about shotcreting benefits to the coal...

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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