Ground Support:

Secondary Support

ABM Contractors reputation is second to none when it comes to secondary support services in underground coal mining. With a number of state of the art Airtrack drill rigs and numerous types of hand held bolting equipment in their fleet of equipment. Safety, high productivity and innovation are the key features of ABM Contractors underground mining operations. One such innovation is mist drilling which is now stock standard on all air track drill rigs today. ABM first developed mist drilling at Rio Tinto’s Kestrel Mine.


ABM Contractors is currently in the process of building an underground coal mine compliant shotcrete machine which will be compliant in both QLD and NSW. ABM offers a range of shotcrete solutions, from developing mix designs, hand held shotcreting and developing strategies for any shotcreting requirement in an underground coal mine.

Cavity Fill and Ground Consolidation

A newly formed branch of the business, ABM has the ability to provide a very experienced team in regards to strata consolidation and cavity filling, with access to numerous products such as PUR, Foam fill and water management. ABM can fulfil all your needs for ground stabilisation. ABM managers, technical staff and miners are experienced and able to assist clients to meet their mining objectives in a proactive and cost effective manner.

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