A heavy collision at the Maules Creek mine in the Gunnedah Basin last year was blamed on Whitehaven Coal’s unclear communication to its crews about road changes.
Tackling the gender imbalance and attracting young talent have been mining industry challenges put under the spotlight on day two of AIMEX in Sydney.
Day two of AIMEX is on track to be the busiest day of the event, with a full conference program, over 500 suppliers to see and networking events to attend.
AIMEX takes place from the August 27-29 at the Sydney Showgrounds offering the strongest line-up of suppliers and speakers in recent history.
Whitehaven Coal has achieved record figures across multiple fronts during the 2019 financial year as it benefitted from the high quality of its thermal coal.
The Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) will return from August 27-29 at Sydney Olympic Park.
Whitehaven Coal has ramped up its exploration in New South Wales and Queensland through introducing Micromine’s geological data management system, Geobank.
Whitehaven Coal has reached a milestone in the proposed development of the Winchester South metallurgical coal site, with the Queensland Government declaring it a coordinated project.
Whitehaven Coal is on track to meet its full-year production guidance of 22–23 million tonnes after achieving record quarterly output of 7.4 million tonnes in the December 2018 quarter.
Whitehaven Coal has awarded mining services company Bis a contract extension to provide haulage services at its Tarrawonga and Rocglen coal mine in New South Wales.
Whitehaven Coal plans to continue growing its production profile in the Gunnedah Basin in New South Wales as demand for high-quality coal increases.
Japanese equipment manufacturer Hitachi has set the foundation to play a role in Australia’s move towards an autonomous mining future.
Whitehaven Coal is well placed to deliver record fiscal performance in the 2018 financial year as thermal coal prices have reached seven-year highs.
Whitehaven Coal is collaborating with Hitachi to design and introduce an Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) to support its mines in north-west New South Wales.
Rio Tinto has completed the sale of its 75 per cent stake in the Winchester South coal project in Queensland to Whitehaven Coal.
Whitehaven Coal has secured approval to acquire Idemitsu’s 30 per cent stake in the Tarrawonga mine in the Gunnedah Basin in New South Wales.
Whitehaven Coal has secured a deal to buy Rio Tinto’s 75 per cent interest in the Winchester South coal project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin for $US200 million ($260 million).
A former underground worker of Whitehaven Coal was dismissed in April last year by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) for serious misconduct after testing positive for cannabis.
Whitehaven Coal is confident of a positive outlook for the company in the global coal market.
Mastermyne was last week awarded a roadway development contract at Whitehaven Coal’s Narrabri mine in New South Wales.