Broken hose creates hazard in longwall mine

AN APPRENTICE at a New South Wales longwall coal mine was lucky to escape unharmed after a dangerous incident involving a ruptured hose.

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The fourth-year apprentice, working under indirect supervision, was function testing longwall shields as part of the longwall commissioning process.