Tag: Longwall

Mining & Resources

A snapshot of the Hunter Valley Longwall conference

Longwall 2015 is Australia's premier underground coal event and in the lead up to the conference next month we asked three of the speakers to share a brief snapshot (without giving too much away!) of what they will be covering in their respective presentations. Who: Dr. Sebastian Mundry, Manager Longwall Automation & Engineering, Caterpillar Global…

21 Sep 2015, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Advanced logging tool – a game changer

By: Edward Prochon, CRCMining Electrical Engineer Advanced logging tools with the capacity to measure geological data whilst drilling are being developed for Underground In-Seam (UIS) drilling by CRCMining. The aim of the Advanced Logging Tool project is to develop a suite of Measurement Whilst Drilling (MWD) tools that can facilitate faster and more reliable holes…

2 Sep 2015, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Adani Mining sets a leading example and paves the way forward

Set to be one of the biggest coal mines in the world and Australia’s largest thermal coal mine in the North Galilee Basin, the $16.5 billion Carmichael Coal project has successfully received approval from the Federal Government in July this year, after sign off by the Queensland government in May. Where is the project located?…

2 Oct 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Challenging times not a barrier for Moranbah North

Anglo America's Moranbah North longwall mine has been producing metallurgical coal since it opened in 1998. Located north west of Mackay within the Bowen Basin, the mine site has been producing 5-6 million tonnes of high quality hard coking coal for its customers; primarily steel manufacturers in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, India and throughout Europe. Late last year, it won…

22 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Peabody Energy reduces production at Burton Mine in Australia

The Burton Mine is Peabody's highest unit-cost operation, and production levels are not sustainable in the current market environment.  Following negotiations with the contractor operator, production levels are expected to be reduced to approximately 1 million tons per year, as the operation targets lower-cost reserves using reduced fleets of equipment. Peabody also reduced its annual…

1 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia