Longwall

 

Appin Colliery

Operating Company
BHP Coal Illawarra Collieries
Contact Details Address :
Appin Rd
Appin NSW 2262
Phone :
(02) 4629-2360
Coal Seam
(Working Thickness)

Bulli (2.4 m - 3.3 m)

Transportation

45 km by road to Port Kembla Coal Terminal

Underground Access

Drift

Longwall Dimensions
(Width x Length)
(200m - 250m) x (1740m, 1860m)
Shearer

 

  Manufacturer (Model) Long-Airdox (Electra 600 DERDS)
  Drum Diameter (metres) 1.7
  Cutting Height (Method) 1.8 - 3.3 (Uni-Di)
  Power (kW) 600
Roof Supports
  Manufacturer Joy Global
  Number of Supports (Type) 133 (4 - leg Chock Shield)
  Yield Load 800 tonnes
Face Conveyor
   Manufacturer Joy Global
  Width (Chain Size) 1 000 mm (34 mm twin in-board)
  Chain Speed (m/sec) 1.26
  Power (kW) 2 x 261/522 (2 speed motors)
Beam Stage Loader
   Manufacturer (kW) Joy Global (N/A)
   Coal Crusher (kW) Joy Global (N/A)
Coal Clearance
(to the surface)
   Type (Capacity) Belt Conveyor (1200 tonnes per Hour)

 

 

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