WVU awarded funds to develop ground control tech

WVU awarded funds to develop ground control tech

US$450k grant will benefit research for greater miner safety

Contura idling one mine, selling another in Appalachia

Contura idling one mine, selling another in Appalachia

US miner cited "especially adverse market conditions" as the reason for decisions for both mines.

Consol pulls Bailey plug after positive COVID-19 tests

Consol pulls Bailey plug after positive COVID-19 tests

Two employees are isolating, 500 miners not working

Covid-19

31 MARCH 2020
Warrior opening new longwall mine

Warrior opening new longwall mine

Warrior Met Coal opening a new underground mine in Alabama, US

Development

21 FEBRUARY 2020
Arch pulling longwall from Mountain Laurel

Arch pulling longwall from Mountain Laurel

US loses another longwall from national count as Appalachian mine transitions

Life-cycle / End of li...

19 NOVEMBER 2019
Famur longwall system for Indonesian coal mine

Famur longwall system for Indonesian coal mine

Famur Group has signed a contract for delivery of a longwall system to PT Gerbang Daya Mandiri

Development

15 NOVEMBER 2019
ExScan laser scanner racking up users

ExScan laser scanner racking up users

A CSIRO-developed flameproof laser scanner is picking up users in Australia and China

Technology / innovation

05 NOVEMBER 2019
Longwall starts up at Southern Kuzbass

Longwall starts up at Southern Kuzbass

It is Mechel's second longwall launch at the Russia complex in as many months

Fleet

08 OCTOBER 2019
Bzie-Dębina now open

Bzie-Dębina now open

JSW mine is Poland's first new mine in 25 years

Development

27 SEPTEMBER 2019
Caterpillar advancing its longwall line

Caterpillar advancing its longwall line

OEM's new AFC, roof support control additions in the spotlight

Technology / innovation

23 AUGUST 2019
Anglo to build a more high-tech Aquila

Anglo to build a more high-tech Aquila

It wants to make it one of the most technologically advanced underground mines in the world

North Goonyella putting air behind ventilation plan

North Goonyella putting air behind ventilation plan

Peabody Australia taking next step to reopening of mine

Development

30 MAY 2019