UNDERGROUND

The product helping fight the North Goonyella fire

WHILE a lot of the heavy lifting in the firefighting effort is being done by the Queensland Mines Rescue Service’s GAG unit, cavity-filling foam is playing a key role too.

One of the ways Rocsil can be used to fight an underground coal mine fire.

One of the ways Rocsil can be used to fight an underground coal mine fire.

The teams fighting the fire at North Goonyella have put in place temporary seals using fire-resistant expandable material Rocsil on three of the five primary mine openings. Those seals are designed...

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