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North Goonyella Mine Fire 24th October. Inspector Marlborough’s 27 Point Recommendation. Should have been a Section 168 Directive ” If an Inspector Believes the Safety and Health Management System or a Principal Hazard Management Plan for a Coal Mine is Ineffective, the Inspector may give a Directive to Review the Safety and Health Management System or the Principal Hazard Management Plan and make it Effective.”

  • February 13, 2021

  In the Mine Record dated the 24th of October 2018, Inspector Les Marlborough includes a 27 point "Recommendation" about the development of a "Re-Entry Management Plan" at North Goonyella.…

North Goonyella Mine Fire MRE 29th September 2018. “the explosion vent doors on the H40 shaft had been displaced” “Dennis Black (VO) explained the current issues with the monitoring and how most of it was compromised by the current underground environment or else disconnected to prevent analyzer damage.”

  • February 7, 2021

MRE - North Goonyella - 29.09.2018.pdf Explosion vent door on H40 shaft was been blown off. There is no gas monitoring due it being compromised and equipment not being available.…

North Goonyella Mine Fire 28th September 2018. “Suspend all operations within the exclusion zones established today to remove persons from these until an acceptable level of risk is achieved” “During the 30 minutes spent at the gate it was clear to see thick black smoke issuing from principally, the belt drift (1 in 4) and also, the Main fan evasee, The situation had worsened in the period 3 to 5pm yesterday, 27 September 2018”

  • February 6, 2021

MRE - North Goonyella - 28.09.2018.pdf During the night of the 27th after being informed that as of 17:50 that black smoke was coming from the main fan, at 11pm…

North Goonyella Mine Fire 27th September 2018. “Products of the spontaneous combustion event were visible at the main fan evasee during afternoon of 26/9/2018 PM and again today at 0800hrs”” GAG not placed on standby at this stage”. “Strategy is about bringing the event under control by placing plugs in strategic positions”

  • February 6, 2021

MRE - North Goonyella - 27.9.2018.pdf There is visible smoke/haze coming out the main fan. The Mine says the "Strategy is about bringing the event under control by placing plugs…