What killed the canary?

Since the phasing out of canaries in the UK some 30 years ago portable and fixed gas monitoring instruments have taken over. Maurice Jones reports

Plugs and caulks: fighting excessive groundwater

Excessive groundwater can be one of the greatest and most costly problems faced in underground mining. Maurice Jones reports

Safety brake for mine hoists

VMS-3 is characterised by a strengthened, longer housing which integrates additional springs for improved braking force

Water management for sustainable mining

Victoria Kenrick explores the challenges of water management within the mining industry

'Active Barrier’ is designed to detect an incipient explosion

BMT WBM's latest innovation to enhance safety in underground coal mines



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