Types of Mining
Coal can be mined using two distinct mining processes, either open cut or underground depending on the deposit features.
While operations by Griffin Coal at Collie commenced via underground methods, open cut methods have proven a more practical and safer option due to the softness of Collie Coal.
Each mining process takes place via specific method, unique to the mineral being mined and the location.
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