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

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

Tahmoor's future heads north

Favourable conclusions from the NSW Commission of Inquiry on Tahmoor North mean that Austral Coal should...

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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

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

BHP high-achiever sets sights on consistency - Part 2

Longwall face widths should continue to average 270m and while extending this to 300m is possible, BHP...

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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

Filter slashes particulate emissions

A MELBOURNE-based firm is promising coal miners a cleaner, safer and healthier working environment. The...

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30 MARCH 1999

When IS is not safe - Part 3

Both SIMTARS and Londonderry are currently participating in the international certification scheme for...

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30 MARCH 1999

Mines count cost of IS power supply bungle - Part 2

Despite the lost production, Reece was reluctant to criticise the DMR. “I can understand why they responded...

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30 MARCH 1999

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

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