Miners given polyurethane resin warning

OPERATORS of underground coal mines should be aware of the capability of polyurethane resins to cause heating of coal due to exothermic reactions.

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The use of polyurethane resins for strata consolidation has the potential to cause an exothermic reaction.

The Queensland Mines Inspectorate said it was essential effective risk control measures were implemented when PUR was used in underground mining operations for strata consolidation.