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Dust Control

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One of the environmetal concerns for underground mines is airborne dust. If dust is inhaled into the lungs it can cause numerous health problems. The permittable levels of airborne dust can be found in the New South Wales Coal Mining Regulations Act 1982 (CMRA 1982). (Also available as pdf) There are several […]

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Coal mine ventilation systems must be designed so as to maintain at all times healthy and safe atmospheric working conditions. The main purposes of a coal mine ventilation system are to provide adequate quantities of fresh air to the miners in the workings and to render harmless toxic, noxious, and […]

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