Project aims to study pyrite link with black lung

AN ACARP project aims to assess whether the findings of recent US studies on pyrite in coal as a contributing factor in coal mine workers’ pneumoconiosis or black lung disease can be translated to Australian coals.

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Project aims to study pyrite link with black lung Project aims to study pyrite link with black lung Project aims to study pyrite link with black lung Project aims to study pyrite link with black lung Project aims to study pyrite link with black lung
The project will answer two key questions: Does Australian pyritic coal dust pose a health hazard?; and what is the severity of the physiological response?