Fracturing definition extends beyond depressurisation underground: report

THE term “height of fracturing”, an essentially geotechnical terminology, should not be used to describe the zone of groundwater depressurisation that develops above extracted longwall panels, according to a SCT Operations report.

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Mining induced fracturing extends well above the zone of depressurisation.