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Rick brake courses 2020

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2019 review of the Dust Diseases scheme: Hearing and webcast information

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Johannes Holtzhausen – How to Effectively Lower Operating Costs through
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Dr Rick Brake – Article on the new metal VO qualification


Full-scale fire experiments with mining vehicles in an underground mine

Message from the President of the MVSA  mvsa-dec-2016-message

8 December 2016 – Mining Industry Advisory Committee (MIAC) communique


ICN Coal News article 21-09-2015

Effects of Heat and the impact on production rates