Newlands the stand-out mine of 1999 - Part 2

Newlands assesses production hourly against pre-negotiated internal benchmarks. “We sat the guys down...

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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

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

High performance face conveyors move forward again - Part 2

Tail drives are normally the tensionable type, especially where long faces and/or high horsepowers are...

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31 MARCH 2000

Maintaining trust the key to improved results

The uneasy alliance between mine operators and maintenance providers is in need of an overhaul. Perhaps...

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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

Tail drives are normally the tensionable type, especially where long faces and/or high horsepowers are installed. The tensionable tail drive normally

Germany’s leading longwall equipment manufacturer Deutsche Bergbau Technik continues to refine its AFCs...

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31 MARCH 2000

Sandvik boss rules out longwall acquisitions

SANDVIK Mining & Construction president Anders Ilstam says the company will remain an active participant...

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31 MARCH 2000

Early objectives met a new MIM mine

ESTABLISHING and maintaining a healthy development lead, careful management of roof conditions and implementation...

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31 MARCH 2000

Long-Airdox AFC breakthrough

LONG-AIRDOX has described its sale of AFC equipment to the Baal Bone and Southland collieries in New...

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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

Gretley makes a comeback

SINCE mining operations recommenced in June 1999 at the old Gretley mine, in the New South Wales Hunter...

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