Dendrobium urged to use bord and pillar mining techniques

THE New South Wales Independent Planning Commission should not approve South32’s proposed Dendrobium extension project if it does not adopt bord and pillar mining techniques to avoid damage to the Sydney catchment waterways, Lock the Gate Alliance insists.

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Dendrobium expansion relies on continued longwall mine.

The IPC recently approved Wollongong Coal's revised Russell Vale project submission, partly because it changed its mine method from longwall to bord and pillar.