Outburst occurs during roof meshing at NSW longwall mine

AN OUTBURST has occurred at a New South Wales underground coal mine while trimming the roof and floor in a development panel.

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Two workers were at the continuous miner preparing to install a sheet of roof mesh following a grunching cycle, when rill material dropped at the face, causing a dust cloud to extend to the miner