Roche eyes underground coal mining work

ROCHE Mining, part of the Downer Group, will step up efforts to enter the underground coal contracting...

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31 MARCH 2000

Vehicle design views show risk perceptions vary - Part 1

Mine operators want commercial non-flameproof vehicles underground. Developers and existing users say...

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31 MARCH 2000

Domestic market focus alters Springvale plan

A strategic review of the Springvale colliery near Lithgow in New South Wales has changed the direction...

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31 MARCH 2000

Newlands the stand-out mine of 1999 - Part 1

A sound vision has enabled the Newlands underground operation in the Bowen Basin to map out a clear path...

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31 MARCH 2000

Final roll of the dice for Queensland mine - Part 1

One of the country’s highly-credentialled new longwalls has failed to meet performance expectations....

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31 MARCH 2000

Strategy leads to caving 'on demand'

A successful marriage of science, technology and old-fashioned hard work could save lives — and livelihoods...

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31 MARCH 2000

Final roll of the dice for Queensland mine - Part 2

“No-one’s going to offer a sensible price if they haven’t got five years of coal in front of them, proven...

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31 MARCH 2000

Static statistics mask better outlook

AUSTRALIA’S longwall mine production was flat in 1998-99, compared with the previous 12 months, as the...

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31 MARCH 2000

A way forward

More than most new-generation longwall operations in Australia, North Goonyella has been plagued by inefficient...

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31 MARCH 2000

Inbye entry works for US equipment maker

THE newest player in Australia’s longwall equipment market, Inbye Mining Services, is confident of continuing...

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31 MARCH 2000

A broad band of options

Technology advances are giving coal mine operators a wider range of communication channels to choose...

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31 MARCH 2000

Vehicle design views show risk perceptions vary - Part 2

O’Beirne said the Queensland group “have suggested that the level of attention NSW want is too much and...

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31 MARCH 2000