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 2004
Strategic Planning for the Future, B. Allan
The Influence of Gas Environment on Coal Properties - Experimental Studies on Outburst Control, N. Aziz, Ian Porter, and F. Sereshki
Investigation Into the Extent and Mechanisms of Gloving and Un-mixed Resin in Fully Encapsulated Roof Bolts, R. Campbell, R. Mould, and S. MacGregor
Successful Use of a Stress Relief Roadway at Appin Colliery, R. Doyle and W. Gale
Case Studies From Simulating Mine Fires in Coal Mines and Their Effects on Mine Ventilation Systems, S. Gillies and H. W. Wu
Planning for a Healthy Future, B. Ham
Longwall Mining Through Faults at Moranbah North, C. Hanson, B. Moulle, C. Strawson, and A. Laws
Exploration for Results: Moura Coal Mine, J. Hoelle
Modelling of Sheared Behaviour Bolts Across Joints, H. Jalalifar, N. Aziz, and M. Hadi
Sand Propped Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation of Horizontal In-seam Gas Drainage Holes at Dartbrook Coal Mine, R. Jeffrey and C. Boucher
Design and Testing of a Rated Flexible Membrane Stopping, V. Mutton, N. Aziz, and R. Hawker
Planning for Mine Closures, H. Pinkster
Environmental Aspects of Mine Planning, W. Tyrrell
Dendrobium Mine: From Paper to Production, P. Whittall
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