Rockburst Unleashing Earth’s Energy Training DVD

Unleashing Earth’s Energy: A geotechnical hazard awareness training DVD for underground metalliferous mine workers

Script Authors: Yves Potvin and Daniel Heal


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The Australian Centre for Geomechanics seeks to build upon the skills and knowledge of mining operators and industry practitioners and assist operations to improve mine safety and production performance. This training DVD will take the viewer underground to observe and understand mine seismicity hazards.

Key Features

  • High quality underground mining images and state-of-the-art graphics
  • Reflects current Australian personal protection equipment standards and safe working procedures
  • Applicable to most underground metalliferous mining operations

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Training DVD


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Specifications & Disclaimer

Yves Potvin and Daniel Heal


Australian Centre for Geomechanics

43 minutes

© Copyright 2008. Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG), The University of Western Australia. All rights reserved. No part of this DVD may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any form without the prior permission of the ACG. The ACG applies restrictions on recording this DVD. All unauthorised audio recording, video recording and photography or transmission of this DVD material, data or information is expressly prohibited.

This content was published in 2008. You acknowledge the information provided and personal protective equipment shown may be outdated or no longer applicable. The content was based on Australian standards at the time of production and this may no longer be reflective of your individual or company’s requirements or of global mining standards.

The information contained in the DVD is for general educational and informative purposes only. Except to the extent required by law, the ACG makes no representations or warranties express or implied as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information stored therein. To the extent permitted by law, the ACG excludes all liability for loss or damage of any kind at all (including indirect or consequential loss or damage) arising from the information in this DVD or use of such information. You acknowledge that the information provided in this DVD is to assist you with undertaking your own enquiries and analyses and you should seek independent professional advice before acting in reliance on the information contained herein. While all care has been taken in presenting this information herein, no liability is accepted for errors or omissions. The views expressed in this DVD are those of the editors and may not necessarily reflect those of the ACG. Viewers are cautioned to take expert advice.