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Coal Mines Rescue and Fire-fighting.

John Dewi Jenkins

Coal Mines Rescue and Fire-fighting.

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Published by Griffin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWaltham, J.W.
The Physical Object
PaginationD8.xii,221. 64ill.
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15630997M
ISBN 100852640463


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A collaborative effort between Fire and Rescue NSW, RFS, National Parks and, uniquely, the mine's own The authors also wish to thank Dr. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, Minister, MEMR for having the political courage to tackle Indonesia's coal fires and Mr.

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