An underground miner has broken his pelvis following an incident at the Aeris Resources Tritton Copper Mines on Sunday.
AMSJ believes the miner became trapped under a work bucket and large metal pipe during maintenance activities.
The man was brought to the surface by the site mines rescue team and flown by Toll NSW Ambulance Rescue Helicopter to the Orange hospital.
The man is now believed to be in a stable condition and the NSW Resources Regulator has commenced an investigation into the incident.
More to come….
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