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 2005
The Effect of Resin Thickness on Bolt-Grout-Concrete Interaction in Shear, N. Aziz, J. Hossein, and Muhammad N S Hadi
Status of Outburst Research at the University of Wollongong, N. Aziz, F. Sereshki, and D. Bruggemann
R70 Relationships and Their Interpretation at a Mine Site, B. B. Beamish, D. G. Blazak, L. C. Hogarth, and I. Jabouri
Factors Affecting Hot Spot Development in Bulk Coal and Associated Gas Evolution, B. B. Beamish and I. Jabouri
Spontaneous Combustion in Open Cut Coal Mines -- Recent Australian Research, J. N. Carras, S. Day, A. Saghafi, and O. C. Roberts
The Demonstration of Electronic Systems to Assist in the Management of a Significant Incident, D. Cliff and R. Moreby
Wear of Dragline Wire Ropes, D. Dayawansa, M. Kuruppu, F. Mashiri, and H. Bartosiewicz
Real-Time Risk Analysis and Hazard Management, G. Einicke and G. Rowan
Spontaneous Combustion and Simulation of Mine Fires and Their Effects on Mine Ventilation Systems, A. D. Gillies, H. W. Hu, and D. Humphreys
Computer Animation of Hot Spot Development in Bulk Coal as an Aid for Training Coal Miners, M. Hancock, M. S. Kizil, and B. B. Beamish
The Value of Early Geotechnical Assessment in Mine Planning, C. Hanson, D. Thomas, and B. Gallagher
'Keep the Cream'-- Reconciling Coal Recovery at BMA Goonyella Riverside, S. N. Johnston and M. J. Kelleher
Numerical Modelling of Undermined River Valleys -- A Case Study, W. Kellich, J. W. Lee, N. Aziz, and E. Baafi
Environmental Reclamation Practice in a Brazilian Coal Mine -- An Economical Approach, J. C. Koppe, A. Grigorieff, and J. F. Costa
Application of Tagging Systems for Personnel and Vehicle Access Control, L. Marlborough, S. Barrow, and D. Kent
Taking Stock of Safety, G. L. McDonald
Development of Innovative Goaf Inertisation Practices to Improve Coal Mine Safety, Ting Ren, R. Balusu, and P. Humphries
Coming of Age for Low-Density Explosives, J. Rock, A. Maurer, and N. Pereira
Legislation, Litigation and Liability, A. J. See
Chain Pillar Design - Can We?, Ross W. Seedsman, H. Jalalifar, and N. Aziz