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NSW mine reports dangerous methane levels

MINES have been warned to assess ventilation and methane drainage systems after an underground coal mine in New South Wales reported a series of methane exceedances greater than 2% in the longwall tailgate.

Lou Caruana
NSW mine reports dangerous methane levels

An intervention by the state mining regulator established a zero tolerance position to production-driven exceedances, Mine Safety NSW said in an alert. “Mines should assess ventilation and methane drainage...

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