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Goaf fall reason behind high gas readings at Moranbah North: Mitchelson

ANGLO American does not believe the high gas levels at its Moranbah North mine in Queensland reported last month were due to an ignition incident. It instead believes a goaf fall to be the likely culprit.

 Anglo American metallurgical coal CEO Tyler Mitchelson.

Anglo American metallurgical coal CEO Tyler Mitchelson.

According to Anglo American metallurgical coal CEO Tyler Mitchelson, a large goaf fall behind the longwall face seems to have caused the elevated gas levels. He said the company initiated a controlled...

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