Safety, productivity and the right to operate are priorities for open cut mine research. We have supported work on an automated swing loading system for electric shovels, the science of rehabilitation and minimising mining impacts on neighbouring communities.
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|Author: Christian Larsen, Ben Axford | Runge |
This project has investigated the benefits of using XML (eXstensable Markup Language) as a protocol for exchange of data between software applications and the merits of generating a public Schema for standardising XML for the coal mining industry. This project has .... read more
|Author: Ian Fletcher, Dick Sanders | QCC Resources |
Coal moisture, and particularly in situ moisture (Mis), is a parameter which is often examined inadequately during exploration programs, and the resulting limited knowledge can easily impact negatively producing inaccurate definition of reserves, incorrect .... read more
|Author: Col Hughes | Pacific Coal |
Automatic dump trucks have the potential to increase productivity and reduce maintenance costs without major uncontrolled risks.
Pacific Coal and Komatsu developed and tested various autonomous dump truck (ADT) prototype systems at Tarong between 1996 and 1998. Limited operational testing .... read more
|Author: Susan Kinnear, Delwar Akbar, Julie Mann & Sandra Worsley, Prem Chhetri, Phillip Smith | Central Queensland University, RMIT, University of Queensland |
An effective transport network is essential to both ongoing growth of the resources sector, as well as to the sustainability of the regions that host resource development activity. For mining companies, modern and efficient transport infrastructure is necessary in order to move its product from .... read more
|Author: Mihai Borsaru, Arojc, C Smith | CSIRO Exploration & Mining |
The work described in this report was carried out by CSIRO Exploration and Mining, Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies Laboratory in Brisbane. The objectives of the project were:
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- To develop an operational system and logging tool to determine in-situ sulphur content in