Longwalls should determine outburst risk: Mine Safety

MINE operators using the longwall method of extraction should make a determination of the gas outburst potential for the longwall, Mine Safety New South Wales has warned, after a low energy outburst event at a NSW underground coal mine.

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While cutting on the longwall face, a sudden rise of CO2 was detected by the TG monitor at the mine.

Coal production was subsequently halted for several hours for unrelated reasons.

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