Metropolitan to reduce subsidence levels

THE use of narrower panels and wider pillars at Peabody Energy’s Metropolitan longwall mine in New South Wales should reduce the maximum subsidence at the surface to 400 millimetres or less, according to an audit by the NSW Resources Regulator.

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Peabody Energy's Metropolitan colliery in NSW.