Report: APP CMHS Project 1

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4.2. Summary

4.2.1. Australia

The Australian underground coal mining industry is characterised by a commitment and disciplined approach to risk based management of hazards. This has evolved through strong action initially on the ... Read more.

4.2.2. China

China as the largest coal producer and consumer in the world with the third largest resources has a wealth of technology that is applied to challenges that many other countries are yet to experience. ... Read more.

4.2.3. India

There are relatively few underground coal mines in India in perspective to the size of the coal industry. Most of the underground mines use Bord and Pillar methods with minimal mechanisation. There ... Read more.

4.2.4. U.S.A

U.S. underground coal mining operations produced 360 Million short tonnes of coal from about 600 mines in 2008. Through continuous improvements in safety management and technologies, the safety ... Read more.

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