The Coal Operators' Conference has been held at the University of Wollongong since 1998. The Conference is organised jointly by the Illawarra Branch of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy AusIMMM, the University of Wollongong and the Mine Managers Association of Australia.
For further information contact Naj Aziz (Chairman and Convenor), School of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering, University of Wollongong, 2522.
Tel: (02) 4221 3449.
See also the conference website and the Coal Science and Technology website.
Listing of previous conference papers here:
Papers from 2002
Case Study Central Colliery QLD, D. Bruggemann
Case Study Outburst & Gas Management, P. Eade
Current In-seam Drilling Techniques, J. Hanes
Overview of Gas Outbursts and Unusual Emissions, R. Lama and A. Saghafi
Use of Cone Bolts in Ground Prone to Rockburst, R. McKenzie
Strata Management in Weak Roof Conditions at Crinum Mine, D. Payne and B. Ward
Strata Management at the Goonyella Exploration Adit Project, Ross W. Seedsman, P. Brisbane, and G. Mitchell
Investigations Aimed to Improve Tailgate Serviceability at Dartbrook Mine, G. Tarrant, R. Doyle, and K. Mills
Outburst Research, M. Wold