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Mining - 11 May 2015

Roadheading in safety

A group of five companies, led by IBS Mining and Tunnelling, has developed a new roadheading system designed for use in mines prone to gas outbursts.


Westmoreland to buy New Mexico coal mine

Westmoreland Coal, the oldest independent coal company in the US, is to buy BHP Billiton’s San Juan coal mine and extend the supply agreement with the adjacent power plant to 2022.