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Day 2 Wednesday 7 February 2007Session 4: Advanced Mining Coal TechnologySpeech 2 UKLatest Technology and Performancesin the Global Underground Coal Mining IndustryMr. David JohnsonChairmanJoy Mining Machinery, UK LimitedUK


Latest Technology &Performances in theGlobal Underground CoalIndustrypresenter: David JOHNSONChairman - Joy Mining MachineryAsia Pacific Economic Co-operation operation APECClean Fossil Energy Technical & Policy SeminarHanoi 6-86th February 2007Property of Joy Mining Property Machinery of Joy - Confidential, Mining Machinery not to - be Confidential disclosed to any third partiesw w w . j o y . c o m


Product RangeRoofSupportsShearersA.F.C’sShuttle CarsContinuousMinersContinuousHaulageArticulatedHaulageFlexibleConveyorTrainProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Global Hard Coal Production6000million tonnes50004000300020002796463149731786318764%100001981 2004 2005UndergroundSurfaceSource: World Coal Institute. Coal Facts 2006Property of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Top 10 Hard Coal Producers200525002226million tonnes2000150010009515000398301 240 22214098 79 61China USA India Australia RSA Russia Indonesia Poland Kazakstan ColumbiaTop 10 hard coal producersSource: World Coal Institute. Coal Facts 2006Property of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Underground vs. Surface25002000million tonnes150010005000China USA India Australia RSA Russia Indonesia PolandUndergroundSurfaceSource: World Coal Institute. Coal Facts 2006Property of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Global Underground ProductivityTonnes per Manshift• USA : 35• Australia : 26• South Africa : 14• Russia : 2.6• China : 1.5• Ukraine : 1.0• India : 0.7Source: Joy internal marketing survey 2006Property of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Methods of Underground Mining• Two major global systems• Longwall Mining• Room & Pillar Mining• A variation of longwall miningpractised in very thick seams• Sub level cavingProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


LongwallMiningProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Longwall MiningTypicalMine LayoutPlan ViewFrontElevationMining System: Bi-DiProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Roof SupportsRoof SupportAnimationProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Roof Support RangeLow seamHeight: 0.6 - 1.5mMedium seamHeight: 1.4 - 3.0mHigh seamHeight: 2.0 - 6.5mw w w . j o y . c o mProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Longwall ShearerShearerAnimationProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Model:Shearer Height RangeCutting Range4LS 20 1.4 - 3.4m7LS 1&2 1.5 - 2.9m7LS 3 1.9 - 4.1m7LS 4&52.1 - 4.8m7LS 6 2.1 - 5.3m7LS 73.5 - 6.5mProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Armoured Face Conveyor (AFC)Property of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


• TonnageAFC Range: up to 6,000 tph• Conveyor length : up to 450m• Total installed power : up to 3,700 kW• Single transmission units : up to 1,750 kW400mFace• Conventional chain : 34, 38, 42 & 48mm• BROADBAND: 42, 50mm• Linepan width: up to 1,250mm• Linepan length: up to 2,050mmProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Compatibility Trialsthe total Joy system...Property of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Why Longwall?• A globally recognised mining method• Very high potential production rates:• Up to 1 million tonnes per month in China- with Western equipment• Some seams can only be extracted bylongwall methods• High capital cost• High risk• Very dependant upon excellent mine infrastructure• Sophisticated system requiring strongmanagement techniques and discipline• Requires very strict operator disciplineProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Global Longwall ProductionNo. of Faces Best Average(mtpa) (mtpa)• USA : 49 7.2 4.3• Australia : 24 6.5 2.8• China : 600 8.9 0.8• Russia : 120 4.1 0.5• Ukraine : 170 0.5 0.2• India : 5 0.5 0.1Note: The best performance figures in Russia and China achievedwith Western NOT domestic equipmentProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Room&PillarMiningProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Room & Pillar MiningBolterContinuousMinerShuttleCarCablesShuttleCarTypicalMine LayoutFeederBreakerContinuous MinerProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


12CM15 Continuous MinerProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Room & Pillar Animations• De-Pillaring5-entryRoom & PillarSplit & FendermethodAngled PocketmethodProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


HaulageSolutionsProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Shuttle CarProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Why Room & Pillar Mining?• Globally recognised method of mining• Highly productive mining method:• Up to 120,000 tonnes per month in South Africa• Very flexible system• Easier managed than longwall• Much lower capital cost than longwall• Low cost production/ competitive with longwall• Pillar extraction possible• Very suited to Indian geological conditionsProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


New & FutureDevelopments


Future Emphasis• Safety• Improving operational utilisation• Maximise equipment availability• Equipment reliability• Maintenance techniques• Partnership - End user / OE supplier• Refining automationProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


OPTIDRIVE• OPTIDRIVE is an AC Variable Frequency Drive Systemthat integrates electrical, software, electronic andmechanical systems to reach a new level of performance• OPTIDRIVE is in Joyshearers, shuttle cars,continuous miners andflexible conveyor trainsProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


Longwall and Room & PillarComplete Control Systems(JNA- JoyNetworkedArchitecture)• ONE electronic hardware and software platformdesigned for the supervision and control of ALLJoy products which require an intelligentcontrol system as part of their designProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


From the Face to the Face(Remote Surface Information, Diagnostics & Control)Production ReportsMotorProtectionDiagnosticsProperty of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m


JOY MINING MACHINERYA Joy Global Inc. CompanyWIGAN P.O. Box 12Seaman WayWigan WN1 3DD 0870 252-6000PINXTON Kirkby Lane, PinxtonNottinghamNG16 6HX 0870 252-5000WORCESTER Bromyard RoadWorcesterWR2 5EG 0870 252-1000Property of Joy Mining Machinery - Confidentialw w w . j o y . c o m

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