ENVIRONMENT

Seismic shift prompts warning

THE New South Wales Resources Regulator has reminded mine operators to include the risks of rock, coal or related pressure bursts in their principal hazard management plans for ground and strata failure, following a rock burst incident in one of the state’s underground mines.

 The Regulator's image of the incident

The Regulator's image of the incident

In the dangerous incident, a drill rig operator was working underground close to the rock burst but escaped uninjured. The operator immediately stopped work and barricaded the area for safety, before...

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