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 2006
Determining the Cotnrols for Strata Gas and Oil Duistribution within Sandstone Reservoirs Overlying the Bulli Seam, M. Armstrong, P. Hatherly, and S. Thomson
Airborne Geophysical Techniques, M. Armstrong and A. Rodeghiero
Bolt Surface Configurations and Load Transfer Mechanism, N. Aziz, H. Jalaifar, and J. Concalves
Monitoring Of Subsidence Movements at Major Infrastructure, J. Barbato, D. Kay, H. Pinkster, and B. de Somer
Development of In-House Coal Seam Permeability Testing Capabilities, T. Cummins and L. Fredericks
The Use of Downhole Presometers Implications for Modern Underground Mines, J. Doyle and G. Poole
A New Real Time Personal Respirable Dust Monitor, A. D. Gillies and H. W. Wu
An Investigation into Underground Mine Interaction with Overlying Aquifers, Huntly East Mine, New Zealand, G. Guy, W. Gale, B. Sinclair, D. Fergusson, and B. Farnworth
Ground Vibrations Arising from Using Two Types of Explosives - A Comparative Study, S. M. Hossaini and Gour Sen
An Assessment of Load Transfer Mechanism Using the Instrumented Bolts, H. Jalalifar, N. Aziz, and Muhammad N S Hadi
Impacts of Longwall Mining to Rivers and Cliffs in the Southern Coalfield, D. Kay, J. Barbato, G. Brassington, and B. de Somer
Management of Impacts of Longwall Mining under Urban Areas, D. Kay, A. Waddington, J. Page, and B. de Somer
Numerical Modelling Of Mining Induced Subsidence, W. Keilich, Ross W. Seedsman, and N. Aziz
A Case Study on Longwall Mining under the Tidal Waters of Lake Macquarie, G. Li, I. Forster, M. Fellowes, and A. Myors
A Laboratory Facility to Study the Behaviour of Reinforced Elements Subjected to Shear, L. Mahony and P. Hagan
Developing Methods for Placing Sand-Propped Hydraulic Fractures for Gas Drainage in the Bulli Seam, K. Mills, R. Jeffrey, D. Black, T. Meyer, K. Carey, and S. Goddard
Methods of Interpreting Ground Stress Based on Underground Stress Measurements and Numerical Modelling, Jan Nemcik, W. J. Gale, and M. W. Fabjanczyk
High-Resolution Topographic Data for Subsidence Impact Assessment and SMP Preparation: Methods and Considerations, Daniel R. Palamara, G. Brassington, Phil Flentje, and Ernest Baafi
Airborne and Terrestrial Laser Scanning - Applications for Illawarra Coal, P. Riley and P. Crowe
Advances in Surface Seismic Acquisition, Processing and Interpretation, A. Rodegheiro and L. Fredericks
Joint Structure and Coal Strength as Controls on Rib Stability, Ross W. Seedsman
An Integrated Real-Time Roof Monitoring System for Underground Coal Mines, B. Shen, H. Guo, A. King, and M. Wood
A Website on Coal and Gas Outburst Management, D. Vyas, N. Aziz, R. Caladine, and L.ucia Tome
Observations on the Variation in Acoustic Emissions with Changes in Rock Cutting Conditions, E. Williams and P. Hagan