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26 July 2006
NEW P&H SHOVEL FOR CALLIDE
Anglo Coal Australia’s (ACA) Callide Mine has commissioned a new P&H 4100XPB electric mining shovel, which will improve productivity and efficiency. General Manager of Callide Mine, Mark Heaton said that the shovel has a number of benefits for both safety and productivity of the Mine. “These shovels are very stable and they position operators safely away from the digging face, allowing them very good visibility.” “They also are designed for loading of the wider and deeper refurbished bodies we are putting on our overburden truck fleet,” he said. “This new shovel will load our 270 ton trucks in three passes, which enables us to move overburden with increased productivity and reduced cost.” Mark said he would like to congratulate all the people involved in assembling the new shovel. “This is the fastest ever P&H4100 shovel build in Australia, starting on 26th April and walking off the erection pad on the 3 July.” “We assembled the shovel in record time, the quality of housekeeping and supervision of the build was second to none and consequently no lost time injuries or high potential incidents occurred, which is a very good result for everyone involved” said Mark. Steve Lennard, P&H MinePro Services’ General Manager of Sales, Marketing & Service Support, said “We are very proud of the co-operation between the Callide and P&H teams that brought the machine on line safely and very quickly in a challenging environment. “We’re pleased to be a business partner of Anglo Coal Australia and look forward to supporting them in the longer term to continuously improve the performance of the 4100XPB” said Steve. A further two of the P&H 4100XPB shovels have been ordered by ACA for use at the Dawson expansion.

Anglo Coal Australia Pty Ltd
201 Charlotte Street Brisbane 4000 Australia GPO Box 1410 Brisbane 4001 Australia Tel +61 (0)7 3834 1333 Fax +61 (0)7 3834 1390 www.anglocoal.com.au
ABN 93 076 059 679

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Machine Statistics

1. Machine weight = 1500 ton 2. Callide initial dipper size = 54 m^3
Further information contact: Diane Collier Ph: 07 3834 1395 =


								
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