Border crossing - Part 1

National competition policy is opening up state rail network monopolies to competition. Not everyone

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31 MAY 2000

WA Minister unveils transport strategy

LONG and short term road, rail, air and sea transport needs of the country's biggest mineral-exports

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31 MAY 2000

Aquarius to double production

POSITIVE feasibility work on the Marikana platinum group metals project in South Africa will culminate

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31 MAY 2000

MineMAX eases blending headaches

A scheduling tool developed for nickel mines is now seen to have wider applications.

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30 APR 2000

US mine is miles in front - Part 2

One of the most impressive creations is the mine’s culture of continuous improvement. “We believe that

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31 MAR 2000

Steelmaking back on the agenda - Part 1

After a couple of years spent licking their wounds, the steelmaking "wannabees" are back.

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31 MAR 2000

Steelmaking back on the agenda - Part 2

HOWEVER, he warned that slab steel was a relatively thin market. "In the next five years, there is probably

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31 MAR 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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31 MAR 2000

Newlands the stand-out mine of 1999 - Part 2

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

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31 MAR 2000

New thinking in the new century - Part 2

“Over the last two years our company has designed and implemented an economic planning approach to several

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31 MAR 2000

New thinking in the new century - Part 1

Mine planning for longwall operations will never be the same again. Dogged by depressed coal prices,

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31 MAR 2000

Bailey sets new mark

WHAT is perhaps most remarkable about the day-to-day operations of the Bailey mine of Consol Energy in

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31 MAR 2000

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 MAR 2000

US mine is miles in front - Part 1

A visiting American mine boss says doing the "little things" well can produce a better big picture.

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31 MAR 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 MAR 2000

In-seam drilling feasible from surface says expert

In-seam drilling from underground for methane drainage and exploration has served Australian mines extremely

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31 MAR 2000