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Tragic incident at Bengalla mine in Muswellbrook - Report

Coal News - Published on Thu, 08 Nov 2018

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Australian Mining reported that Bengalla Mining Company has suspended operations following the death of a man in an onsite accident at the Bengalla coal mine in Muswellbrook, New South Wales. According to a Bengalla statement, the man was a contract tyre maintainer who died. The statement said “Bengalla Mining Company wishes to extend its deepest sympathies and respect to the family of a tyre maintainer who passed away after a tragic accident at Bengalla overnight. The employee of a contract tyre company was injured during tyre maintenance.

It said that “Bengalla has offered support to workers who may be affected by the tragedy, and will offer support to his family at the appropriate time. Bengalla is cooperating as investigations are undertaken with a view to ascertaining how the incident occurred.”

The NSW Resources Regulator released a statement saying it was investigating the fatality at the site.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Thu, 08 Nov 2018
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