Fume fail: 7 BHP miners hospitalised

SEVEN of the 42 miners exposed to a big blast fume at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s Goonyella Riverside coal mine in Queensland on Monday ended up in hospital.

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Seven miners are in hospital after Monday's big blast fume at BMA’s Goonyella Riverside coal mine in Queensland.

The fume from the 4.10pm blast, which took place in light rain, hung untypically low and enveloped two crib hut locations where the miners were impacted.