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How Does Retreat Long Wall Mining Work

Explanation of Longwall mining

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Underground Coal Mining Overview By Joy Mining

An Excellent overview of underground mining techniques for U/G coal Mining

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The future of mining is already here

A glimpse of what the future holds by looking into what we have already

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Coal + Iron Ore = Steel

Where does all this Metallurgical Coal and Iron Ore go, what happens to it next?

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3D Seismic Exploration to find Hidden Treasures

To find hidden resources deep within the earths crust, 3D Seismic technology is used to locate the best spots.

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Where did it all come from?

Fossil fuels come from the ground, but how were they created and when?

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The Birth of a RH340

From port to pit, the birth of one of the most iconic mining machines in Australian Mining

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Explanation of how High Wall Mining works

High Wall miners are an excellent way to continue pulling coal once your pit depth reaches the viability depth.

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Copper Hits Week High On Risk Appetite
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Gold Price Drops As Emmanuel Macron Shapes Up To Win French Presidential Election
The price of gold has dropped to a seven-week low after the first round of the French presidential election. It fell to $US1,264 ($AU1,673) per ounce before rebounding to $US1,275. Read ....

Still Reeling From Faded Boom, WA's Economy Worst In Australia, Report Shows
Western Australia has come last again in a quarterly report comparing Australia's state economies, lagging behind on all growth indicators as the end of the mining boom continues to hurt. Read ....

SA Power: Mining Royalties Tumble After Statewide Blackout
The statewide blackout that hit South Australia last September is likely to have an impact on this year's state budget, Treasury has said. Read Full Story Here

Regional Cities Show Resilience After Mining Boom Goes Bust, Productivity Commission Report Says
Benefits from the mining boom are still being felt in regional areas despite the prolonged downturn, according to a report from the Productivity Commission. Read Full Story Here