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Mining Industry Committee
Tuesday 23 June 2009, 10.00am

Conference Room Hatfield Mine


  1. Introduction and Apologies
  2. Minutes of last meeting (MIC/M/24102008)
  3. Matters arising
  4. The Hatfield IGCC Powerplant -  J Murray
  5. Accident Statistics (MIC/23062009/1)
  6. HSE New Strategy
  7. Mines Rescue Service - B Jones
    1. South Wales position
  8. Escape and Rescue review - J Arthur
  9. Support review - J Arthur
  10. Standing Committees report to MIC
    1. SHMRAB (MIC/23062009/2)
    2. NTLC SMIM  (MIC/23062009/3)
  11. Any other business
  12. Date and venue of next meetings: 20 October 2009
  13. Close

The Committee:

  1. received details of the development of Hatfield Integrated Gasification Combine Cycle - Powerplant designed to be more efficient than a comparable coal plant.
  2. noted trends in accidents and ill health in the coal mining industry.
  3. reviewed the background to the development of the new HSE Strategy.
  4. received a report on a number of issues from the Mines Rescue Service.
  5.  received details of terms of reference and protocol applied to reviews of support and escape and rescue arrangements at mines.
  6. Standing Committees report to MIC – NTLC Safe Manriding in Mines paper accepted.
  7. noted date of future meeting.
Updated 2009-10-08