China to produce less coal from risky mines

CHINA’s National Energy Administration will seek to reduce output by 20% at the country’s coal mines at risk of “bumps”, which can lead to serious damage and injuries.

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Underground coal mine in China.

Bumps occur when rock and coal erupt from the side of a mine shaft or tunnel under pressure from overhead rock.