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This conference paper was originally published as Istomin, V and Boyling, A, Operating a continuous haulage system at United Colliery, in Aziz, N (ed), Coal 1998: Coal Operators' Conference, University of Wollongong & the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 1998, 300-312.


United Collieries Pty Limited is an Australian mining company operating one underground coal mine, United Colliery at Warkworth in the Hunter Valley district of New South Wales. Centrally positioned, United Colliery is adjoined by other coal mining operations and is located 80km north -west of Newcastle and 20 kilometres south -west of Singleton. High standard road and rail links provide ready access to customers and suppliers.