Runge moves into coal and methane

first_imgRunge continues with its current acquisitive stance with GeoGAS, an Australian owned consulting and contracting services company for the coal mine and coal seam methane industries, being the latest addition to the stable. Tony Kinnane, CEO of Runge, said, “GeoGAS will deliver new strategic capabilities that will be combined with Runge’s underground mine planning capability to create a new integrated offering. The value proposition of this integrated service is mine planning that improves safety and increases mine economic return.” GeoGAS is a pre-eminent supplier of laboratory, consulting and contracting services for the coal mine and coal seam methane industries.  Specifically it performs: Gas content and composition/quality testing  Sorption isotherms Gas reservoir definition  Coal mining gas emission control Coal mine methane Coal seam methane Outburst investigations Gas management and gas production and reserves management. � GeoGAS provides support for mine operations as well as planning and project tasks. Laboratory services are available 24 hours a day, seven days per week. “Gas and ventilation analysis are key inputs into the mine planning process and are integral to the design and operation of a safe and efficient underground coal business. Runge’s acquisition of GeoGAS provides a significant boost to our underground coal capabilities and takes us one step closer to becoming a premiere provider of underground coal mine planning solutions,” Kinnane said. Runge intends to develop a range of unique software modules. “Our goal is to model the effects of gas, ventilation and drainage within the dynamic mine design and production scheduling world of our XPAC mine scheduling software,” said Kinnane.last_img read more

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