Gas explosion simulated at Grosvenor emergency exercise

A SIMULATED level 1 mine emergency exercise at Anglo American’s Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland has aimed to simulate a gas explosion at the longwall caused by the shearer cutting into the tailgate which in turn lead to a coal dust explosion which destroyed several ventilation control devices.

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Mines rescue underground at Anglo American's Grosvenor mine in Queensland.

Level 1 mine emergency exercise organising committee chairman Martin Watkinson said the scenario was designed to test the ability of the mine to effect a full evacuation and emergency response,