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Fire accident at an underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fire accident that occurred on a compressor at an underground coal mine. Two workers suffered nausea and headaches after taking about 30 minutes to...

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CFMEU welcomes Peabody findings but…

Like the Peabody planned staged re-entry to the North Goonyella coal mine, so too has been the staged releases to media surrounding the circumstances of the coal mine fire. On the surface, it looks...

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Peabody update on North Goonyella

Peabody have provided an update overnight on the previously reported North Goonyella mine fire and have advised that the Queensland Mines Rescue GAG is now being returned offsite. Peabody says that...

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Peabody starting to talk on North Goonyella mine fire

In a media release today, Peabody today provided another periodic update on progress to contain impacts of the previously reported fire at the North Goonyella Mine in Queensland. Details of the...

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Minister calls North Goonyella investigation

The Mackay Daily Mercury has reported this morning that the Queensland Government Minister, responsible for Mining Safety, Dr Anthony Lynham has advised he is assembling an expert team ahead of an...

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When is a mine fire, a REAL mine fire?  North Goonyella

Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Hydrogen (H2) levels in Peabody’s North Goonyella mine reached significant levels indicating a mine fire on the 25th September 2018 according to industry sources. Industry...

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Peabody mine fire update

Peabody have advised that initial steps taken in early days to extinguish the fire and contain impacts at Peabody’s North Goonyella Mine have yielded visible results, with only a slight amount...

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Update on North Goonyella Mine fire

Peabody announced in a media release today that it has developed a multi-tiered plan in an effort to extinguish the fire and contain the impacts at its North Goonyella Mine in Queensland.  The plan...