Longwall

 

 

Operating Company
Springvale Coal Pty Limited
Contact Details Address :
Mudgee Rd
Lidsdale NSW 2790
Phone :
(02) 6350 1600
Coal Seam
(Working Thickness)

Lithgow (2.7 m - 3.1 m)

Transportation

Coal is transported 11 km overland by conveyor to Mt Piper Power Station.

Underground Access

Drift

Longwall Dimensions
(Width x Length)
(250m) x (1556m)
Shearer

 

  Manufacturer (Model)

Joy Global (4LS DERDS)

  Drum Diameter (metres) 1.83
  Cutting Height (Method) 2.7 - 3.1 (Uni-Di & Bi-Di)
  Power (kW) 700
Roof Supports
  Manufacturer Joy Global
  Number of Supports (Type) 165 (2 - leg Shield), 4 (4 - leg Shield)
  Yield Load 800 tonnes (2-leg) 1 600 tonnes (4 - leg)
Face Conveyor
   Manufacturer Joy Global
  Width (Chain Size) 830 mm (34 mm twin in-board)
  Chain Speed (m/sec) 1.17
  Power (kW) 750
Beam Stage Loader
   Manufacturer (kW) Joy Global (187)
   Coal Crusher (kW) Joy Global (150)
Coal Clearance
(to the surface)
   Type (Capacity) Belt Conveyor (2 000 tonnes per Hour)

 

 

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