Coal dust management needed to avoid dust explosions: NSW regulator

A BREAKDOWN in protection using ignition, gas or dust controls still occurs in underground coal mines and an explosion might still result as was seen in the Pike River coal mine disaster in New Zealand in 2010 in which 29 people were killed, the New South Wales Resources Regulator believes.

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Coal dust explosion.