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Bulk Chemical Handling System Development


During the last 12 months, Wilson Mining Services (WMS) has been developing a bulk chemical handling system as a step-change improvement to handling chemicals in underground coal mines. Traditionally the chemicals used for roof fall recovery and the stabilisation of mine strata are supplied in 20 litre drums. These drums…

North Goonyella Mine Remote Seals


From September 2018, Wilson Mining Services (WMS) has been assisting Peabody’s North Goonyella Mine in Queensland combat an underground heating event. This involved the rapid installation of temporary seals into mine roadways, drifts and mine fan using novel remote application methods. WMS has developed capability to conduct remote sealing activities…

OKA Rock Bolt R&D Project


Self drilling bolts can deliver significant health and safety improvements, productivity gains and cost benefits to industry. Furthermore it is a key enabler to full automation whereby operators are completely removed from the roadway support process. Given the importance of roadway development for longwall mining operations and bord and pillar…