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Regulator looks at air quality in metalliferous mines

The Resources Regulator has published a compliance priority report looking into the air quality of 16 metalliferous underground mines between July and October 2023.

This particular program was initiated to review how operators of underground metalliferous mines were responding to the management of the principal hazard management plan dealing with compliance with air quality, dust and other airborne contaminants in underground metalliferous mine sites. 

This report summarises the assessment findings from the compliance priority program which targeted mine operator’s management of air quality, dust and other airborne contaminants in 16 underground metalliferous sites.

Mine operators were asked to follow several recommendations including reviewing the adequacy of the sites' ventilation control plans.

Read the full report here. (PDF, 535.36 KB)

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