Longwall

 

West Wallsend Colliery

Operating Company
Oceanic Coal Australia Ltd
Contact Details Address :
The Broadway
Killingworth NSW 2278
Phone :
(02) 4953-2944
Coal Seam
(Working Thickness)

West Borehole (4.9m)

Transportation By road to Macquarie Coal Preparation Plant
Underground Access

Drift

Longwall Dimensions
(Width x Length)

(150m) x (1240m, 1400m, 1656m)

Shearer

 

  Manufacturer (Model)

Long-Airdox Anderson (Electra 1000 DERDS)

  Drum Diameter (metres) 2.4
  Cutting Height (Method) 4.9 m (Uni-Di)
  Power (kW) 1432
Roof Supports
  Manufacturer DBT Australia
  Number of Supports (Type) 87 (2 - leg Chock Shield)
  Yield Load 890 tonnes
Face Conveyor
   Manufacturer Joy Global
  Width (Chain Size) 939 mm (34 mm twin in-board)
  Chain Speed (m/sec) 1.3
  Power (kW) 3 x 350
Beam Stage Loader
   Manufacturer (kW) Joy Global (300)
   Coal Crusher (kW) DBT Australia (300)
Coal Clearance
(to the surface)
   Type (Capacity) Belt Conveyor (1 150 tonnes per Hour)

 

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