Coal mining safety in China remains poor, with several deadly accidents every year. Photo: AFP

China caps capacity at coal mines at risk from ‘bumps’

  • Bumps occur when rock and coal erupt from the side of a mine shaft or tunnel under pressure from overhead rock
  • Production limit for at-risk mines set at 8 million tonnes a year
Topic |   Safety in China

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Coal mining safety in China remains poor, with several deadly accidents every year. Photo: AFP
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