Report: APP CMHS Project 1

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The following people are acknowledged and thanked for their contribution to this report:

Alder, M. Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism

Balusu, R. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering.

Bell, S. Queensland Department of Industry and Investment

Black, D. The University of Wollongong.

Brady, D. Simtars

Brisbane, P. Chief Engineer, Peabody Australia.

Cartwright, P. Strata Control Technology

China Coal Information Institute, Beijing, China.

China University of Science and Technology, Xizhou, China.

Cliff, D. The University of Queensland.

Dixon, L. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering.

DuCarme, J.P. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Fischer, C. Mine Site Technologies.

Forrester, D., AECOM, 164 Charlotte Street, Suite 2B Sydney, NS B1P 1C3, Canada.

Foster, P. Cambourne School of Mines.

Fujioka, M. JCOAL, Tokyo, Japan

Galvin, J. . The University of New South Wales.

Gillies, S. Gillies Wu Mining Technology.

Guo Hua, CSIRO Coal Technology

Gürtunca, G. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Hempenstall, J. Chief Risk Officer, Xstrata Coal.

Huainan Coal Mining Group, Huainan, China.

Kohler, J. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Li, H. Department of Coal, NEA, China

Matetic, R.J. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Mathur, A.D. Coal India, India

Mayton, A.G. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Moreby, R. The University of New South Wales.

NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA.

Penon, G. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering.

Prasad, D.N. Ministry of Coal, India.

Qu, Q. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering.

Rogers, C. Apex Energy.

Salter, G. Lucas Drilling.

Sammarco, J.J. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Shepherdson, D. Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism

Smith, A.C. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Stone, K. Natural Resources, Canada.

Touzell, D. Valley Longwall Drilling.

Waynert, J. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Zhou, B. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering.

Zipf, R.K. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

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