As mineral resources are extracted, the working environment in a mine is constantly changing. Far from being a static process, mining is by definition a dynamic process that is continually moving forwards within the earth’s crust.
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Mine Rescue and Gas Protection Services
The Mine Rescue and Gas Protection Services comprise the establishment and preservation of mine rescue services with mine rescue troops and a mine rescue unit, gas protection services as well as working troops for technical assistance. Moreover, the contributions of mining operations to the preservation of the Headquarters for Mine Rescue and Gas Protection Services have been laid down by decree.