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Death at Newlands
INVESTIGATIONS start, while work stops following the death of a contractor this morning.
Tuesday 30 August 2016  

Operations at the Newlands coal mine are at a standstill following the death of a 55-year-old contractor this morning.

In a short statement, this morning Glencore said they had suspended all mine operations and Investigations by the Mines Inspectorate, and the Police had commenced.

“We confirm that at approximately 10 am today a fatal incident involving a 55-year-old male contractor occurred at Glencore’s Newlands open-cut mine operation, near Glenden in Queensland,” the spokesman said.

“We are co-operating with the relevant Queensland authorities and have commenced an investigation into the fatal event. Production has also been suspended.

“Our deepest sympathies go out to the contractor’s family, and we will be providing all possible support services and counselling.”

 

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