Within three days, the cavity of the mine workings at the Listvyazhnaya mine in the Kemerovo region should be filled with methane, this will reduce the risk of an explosion. After that, a decision will be made on further prospecting work in the mine, told Governor of the Kemerovo Region Sergey Tsivilev on Instagram.
He said that three sections of the mine rescue squad had already arrived at the site of the explosion at the mine. According to the plan, rescuers will isolate the mine workings, after which the cavities will naturally be filled with methane in the amount of 257 thousand cubic meters. m.
“It is necessary that the level of methane in this volume reaches more than 20%, when the explosiveness – the risk of explosion – decreases,” he said, noting that, according to forecasts, it will take three days.
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