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.
Fitzroy Australia Resources has confirmed that an ignition of methane gas occurred at its Carborough Downs coal mine in central Queensland.
The Queensland Government is set to release new health and safety regulations next year to target the danger of methane gas.