Worker freed after being trapped in underground accident

BRISBANE: A man who was trapped in a mining accident in south-east Queensland today has been freed and

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18 OCT 2000

BHP looks to bigger Pilbara iron ore trains

BHP plans to introduce giant iron ore trains up to 3.5km long as part of its ongoing push to trump arch

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17 OCT 2000

Bengalla opts for Euclid R280AC fleet

THE Bengalla open-cut coalmine in the New South Wales Hunter Valley is the world's first mine to acquire

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17 OCT 2000

Australian contractors make their mark

CONTRACTOR is no longer a dirty word in Australian coal industry parlance. In fact, the use of contractors

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13 OCT 2000

Finnish technology gets Cosmos moving

JUBILEE Mines' Cosmos nickel project has reached design throughput and recovery remarkably quickly, due

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13 OCT 2000

HydroMet wins $4.2 million Norwegian treatment contract

AUSTRALIAN industrial waste recycling company HydroMet has signed a $4.2 million deal with Norwegian-based

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11 OCT 2000

Automated roof bolting researchers get down to tin tacks

AFTER 15 years of research and $20 million in funding, researchers have nailed down conceptual details

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10 OCT 2000

Mt Grace magnesium project secures Mintek technology

MT GRACE Resources has secured the involvement and processing technology of an international consortium

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06 OCT 2000

Newcrest given go-ahead for Ridgeway

GOLD miner Newcrest Mining Ltd has been given the go-ahead to develop the Ridgeway underground gold and

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04 OCT 2000

Southland nears production start-up

MINING and exploration company Gympie Gold has announced that its Southland coal mine in New South Wales'

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03 OCT 2000

Coppabella creates new standards

THE Coppabella coal preparation plant has set new safety, productivity and efficiency benchmarks, according

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30 SEP 2000

Sth Bulga leads longwall automation movement

ALREADY one of the most automated longwall mines in Australia, the South Bulga mine in the New South

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30 SEP 2000

Screen cuts oversize problem at copper mine

THE USE of a Delkor linear screen at the Mount Gordon copper mine in north-west Queensland is said to

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30 SEP 2000

Innovations aid mine's vanadium recovery

PROCESSING facilities at Australia's first vanadium mine feature some of the world's most advanced equipment

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30 SEP 2000

MIM launches new generation Jameson

MIM Process Technologies, the mineral processing technology arm of mining house MIM Holdings, claims

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28 SEP 2000

Longwall roof shield a feature of high-tech display

THE first ever 2m-wide roof shield will be the centrepiece in a display of the world's most advanced

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28 SEP 2000