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. Email:naj_aziz@uow.edu.au. See also the conference website and the Coal Science and Technology website. Listing of previous conference papers here:

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Papers from 2004

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Strategic Planning for the Future, B. Allan

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An Update of Roof Bolt Research at the University of Wollongong, N. Aziz

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Proceedings of the 2004 Coal Operators' Conference, Naj Aziz

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The Influence of Gas Environment on Coal Properties - Experimental Studies on Outburst Control, N. Aziz, Ian Porter, and F. Sereshki

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Investigation Into the Extent and Mechanisms of Gloving and Un-mixed Resin in Fully Encapsulated Roof Bolts, R. Campbell, R. Mould, and S. MacGregor

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Study of the Mechanisms of Coal and Gas Outbursts Using a New Numerical Modeling Approach, X. Choi and M. Wold

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Successful Use of a Stress Relief Roadway at Appin Colliery, R. Doyle and W. Gale

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Case Studies From Simulating Mine Fires in Coal Mines and Their Effects on Mine Ventilation Systems, S. Gillies and H. W. Wu

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Getting Useful Gas and Stress Measurements Out of Exploration Drilling, I. Gray

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Planning for a Healthy Future, B. Ham

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Longwall Mining Through Faults at Moranbah North, C. Hanson, B. Moulle, C. Strawson, and A. Laws

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Exploration for Results: Moura Coal Mine, J. Hoelle

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Modelling of Sheared Behaviour Bolts Across Joints, H. Jalalifar, N. Aziz, and M. Hadi

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Sand Propped Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation of Horizontal In-seam Gas Drainage Holes at Dartbrook Coal Mine, R. Jeffrey and C. Boucher

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People With Purpose Creating Prosperity at the CSA Mine, R. Morland

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Design and Testing of a Rated Flexible Membrane Stopping, V. Mutton, N. Aziz, and R. Hawker

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Planning for Mine Closures, H. Pinkster

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A Review of Methods to Determine Panel and Pillar Dimensions That Limit Subsidence to a Specified Impact, Ross W. Seedsman

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New Developments in Australian Coal Production, K. Talbot

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Environmental Aspects of Mine Planning, W. Tyrrell

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Dendrobium Mine: From Paper to Production, P. Whittall

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A Structural Synthesis of the Sydney Basin - Working Towards Improving Geological Confidence and Productivity, C. Woodfull, S. Munroe, S. Griffin, A. Buckingham, A. Ham, M. Etheridge, and P. Hanna

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Innovative Techniques for Detection and Control of Underground Spontaneous Combustion of Coal, S. Xue and H. Cui