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.
Complete list of conference papers here:
Papers from 2003
Longwall "Pore Pressure" Gas Emission Model, D. Ashelford
Double Shear Testing of Bolts, N. Aziz, D. Pratt, and R. Williams
Study of Load Transfer Capacity of Bolts Using Short Encapsulation Push Test, N. Aziz and B. Webb
Application of Bulk Coal Self-Heating Tests to Longwall Operations, B. Beamish, J. Phillips, M. Brown, and D. Millers
Laboratory Testing of Rock Bolt Stress Corrosion Cracking, E. Gamboa and A. Atrens
Investigations Into Premature Rock Bolt Failures in the Australian Coal Mining Industry, B. Hebblewhite, M. Fabjanczyk, and P. Gray
High Risk Management in Two Long Wall Operations, R. Kahler and M. Slater
Longwall Roof Control by Calculation of the Shield Support Requirements, U. Langosch, U. Ruppel, and U. Wyink
The Coal Mine Roof Rating in Mining Engineering Practice, C. Mark and G. M. Molinda
Controlling and Reducing Heat on Longwall Faces, P. Mitchell
Roadway Span Stability in Thick Seam Mining - Field Monitoring and Numerical Investigation at Moranbah North Mine, B. Shen, B. Poulsen, M. Kelly, Jan Nemcik, and C. Hanson
The Measurement of Airflow Through Regulators, H. W. Wu, S. Gillies, and T. Mayes