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Longwall 2024

THE Meeting Place for Australia’s Underground Coal Mining Operators

12-13 March 2024 | Rydges Resort Hunter Valley

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Super early bird rate expires 22 December 2023


Join us for the 22nd Annual Australian Longwall Mining Conference in 2024 for a return to the Nation’s only gathering for elite underground coal miners. Longwall 2024 will aim for a return to the face-to-face networking and shared learning that has come to define the event – alongside in-depth case studies, learnings, and technical insights.

Register your interest now to ensure you don’t miss out.

Topics will include:

  • Outlook and updates from longwall operations
  • Automation, remote operations, and data science to deliver further safety in longwall operations
  • The latest safety initiatives in the industry and key learnings
  • Productivity improvements to enhance tonnage
  • Gas management for Longwall production and gas drainage advancements
  • Bord and pillar operation
  • Dust Control
  • Best practice longwall moves
  • Ventilation
  • Skilling the future
  • New technology and its application


Mathew Dunk

Longwall Electrical Engineer, Peabody

Senior representative, Anglo American

Robert Langford

Engineering Manager, Centennial Coal

David Stubbins

Longwall Superintendent, BHP Mitsubishi Alliance

David Brown

Engineering Manager, BHP Mitsubishi Alliance

Senior representative, Nautitech Mining Systems

Senior Representative, Komatsu

Senior representative, Eickhoff

Duane Witkowski

Automation Engineer, Glencore Coal - Oaky Creek

Daniel Becker

Automation Engineer, Glencore Coal - Oaky Creek

Colin Hoyle

Engineering Superintendent (EEM), Glencore Coal - Oaky Creek

Toby Prince

Senior Asset Management Engineer, Ashton Coal Operations Pty Ltd


Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$2965+GST Super Saver Rate
Extras Price
Conference dinner $195+GST
  • Super early bird – $2,965 + GST (register prior to 22 December 2023)
  • Early bird – $3,190 + GST (from 23 December to 31 January 31 2024)
  • Standard – $3,550 + GST (from 1 February 2024)

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

Connect with your industry colleagues at the 22nd Annual Longwall Conference. This well-established industry conference is the key meeting place for underground coal professionals from Qld and NSW to come together to share learnings, network with their peers, exchange experiences, and catch up with colleagues old and new.

This event is a great occasion to get together as an industry and share essential learnings. The conference dinner is a fantastic opportunity for the industry to converge in the Hunter Valley, in addition to arranging meetings, attending the conference, and enjoying the many other networking opportunities.

To see what is on offer please contact:

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
T: 02 9080 4334

2023 Sponsors

2023 Exhibitors

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ConnectMe • Networking enhanced

All of our events utilise a bespoke dynamic smartphone app, ConnectMe – which guarantees attendees a premium event experience. Logins are sent prior to the conference commencement allowing you to check who’s attending, schedule in meetings and catch ups, participate in live Q+A and interactive polls, and much more. ConnectMe ensures you never miss a beat prior, during and post event.

when & where

12 - 13 Mar 2024

Rydges Resort Hunter Valley
430 Wine Country Dr,
Lovedale NSW 2325
(02) 4991 0000


Still have a question?

Aya Mersal
Conference Manager
(02) 9080 4338

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
(02) 9080 4334

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