Underground Coal Lunch and Learn

Engaging conversation in the underground coal business was the key take-away from the latest lunch and learn session presented by Geoff Watson at MEC Mining. Ranging from technical experts to senior industry executives, the audience demonstrated some creative thinking when faced with longwall design and operational challenges.

The key focus topics were:

  • UG Coal – Ideal Model
  • Why Not Go Longwall?
  • Why the Long Face?
  • Longwall Challenges
  • Operations Planning
  • Cost Drivers & Levers
  • Yield Improvement – A Case Study

Underground Coal With a strong background in the business of underground coal, Geoff presented a number of personal insights, which spanned international shores, to demonstrate that underground coal mining remains a significant and often preferred technique to enhance business value.

If you would like more information about this session please email [email protected]. Click on the link to download our underground coal capability statement.