Longwall fluid spray prompts corrosion warning

THE intervals between scheduled component replacement of high-pressure equipment should consider the anticipated duty cycle and the presence of any corrosive influences, the New South Wales Resources Regulator has warned after a dangerous incident at an underground coal mine.

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Corrosion issues highlighted.

A mechanical tradesman was operating an isolation valve on the spray circuit on the longwall.

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