Anglo American has evacuated its workforce from the Moranbah North coal mine in Queensland as a safety precaution following elevated gas levels.
The influence of the olfactory system to warn us of possible danger is more powerful than we think. This trigger is why stench gas and wintergreen are commonly deployed in high-risk areas where multiple alerts are necessary.
Anglo American is reconsidering its plan to deliver 24 million tonnes of coal from the Moranbah-Grosvenor complex in Queensland by 2022, should it not have the ability to deliver safely.
Anglo American is considering longwall automation as a way to improve safety at the Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland.
Anglo American has withdrawn its personnel following a change in the underground environment at its Grasstree mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland.