Pike River Recovery team gears up for drift gas drainage

SEVERAL Pike River Recovery Agency mining staff have been trained to use a 950kg venturi destined for a Pike River Mine borehole on the Paparoa Ranges of New Zealand.

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Pike River Recovery team gears up for drift gas drainage Pike River Recovery team gears up for drift gas drainage Pike River Recovery team gears up for drift gas drainage Pike River Recovery team gears up for drift gas drainage Pike River Recovery team gears up for drift gas drainage

Pike River in New Zealand.

The venturi has been fabricated at Gray Brothers Engineering in Greymouth and, once installed, will extract nitrogen and methane from the Pike River mine drift, as part of the re-entry and recovery