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Sep 17, 2021
Tributes flow for worker killed at Crinum mine

Tributes flow for worker killed at Crinum mine

Tributes have flowed on social media for the man killed in a rock fall at the Crinum underground coal mine near Emerald this week. Graham Dawson, 60, was undertaking roof support work at the Sojitz Blue-owned mine, which is being brought back into production after a long period on care and maintenance. “Another good man… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, i...

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Sep 16, 2021
Death probe continues after mine roof collapse

Death probe continues after mine roof collapse

Investigations are continuing into the Crinum coal mine roof fall which killed a Mastermyne employee on Tuesday night as further details of the incident emerge. Mining and Energy Union Queensland District president Stephen Smyth said he understood the man and his co-workers were undertaking strata support work in the mothballed mine’s conveyor roadway when the… This content is for iQ ...

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Sep 15, 2021
Deadly rock fall at Crinum coal mine

Deadly rock fall at Crinum coal mine

A miner has been killed after a fall of rock from the roof at the Crinum underground coal mine near Emerald overnight. Mackay-based contractor Mastermyne Group has been carrying out work to restart the mothballed site as a bord and pillar mining operation for owner Sojitz Blue. “This is a tragic event and our immediate… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, ...

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Nov 26, 2019
Carborough Downs worker killed in underground incident

Carborough Downs worker killed in underground incident

A mine worker has been killed while working underground at the Carborough Downs coal operation, about 20km east of Moranbah. Mine owner Fitzroy Australia Resources said the long-term employee was fatally injured about 11.50pm on Monday (November 25). “We are deeply saddened by this news and Fitzroy extends our deepest sympathies to the family, friends,… This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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