Coal Mine Pit Wall Abandonment
In this bulletin, the AER announced that on May 8, 2019, it had released Manual 17: Coal Mine Pit Wall Abandonment. The AER confirmed that no regulatory requirements changed as a result.
The manual provides details regarding the application process, submission requirements, and evaluation methodologies for coal mine pit wall abandonment under section 12 of the Coal Conservation Rules.
Manual 017 is available on the AER website.