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Longwall hose warning

LONGWALL mines need to consider the routing of pressurised hoses and other services to minimise the potential of damage and entanglement, according to Mine Safety New South Wales.

Lou Caruana
Longwall hose warning

The warning was prompted by an incident at a NSW longwall mine where timber was placed under a longwall chock pontoon. When finished and resetting chock, a worker used a chain block to lift services...

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