The exposed pin contacted the surrounding steel, striking an arc.
The government would receive more than $5 billion in resource royalties this financial year.
The divestment was in line with its plan to continue to focus and grow its core capabilities.
Plibersek 'denigrating' coal was 'disastrous' for Qld Labor.
WorkPac supplies labour to global mining groups such as BHP, Glencore and Anglo American.
It will measure fine particles PM10 and PM2.5, sulphur dioxide, oxides of nitrogen, and CO.
Hogsback reckons the environmental movement's fixation on Adani has left it asleep at the wheel.
Koeck has the appropriate expertise to oversee the delivery of its strategy, Gerry Spindler said.
Aurizon said the decision allowed it to progress the $205 million sale of the terminal to PN.
Coal miner accuses Bill Shorten of 'hypocrisy' on casualisation.
Capex including mining equipment is expected to be about $1 billion producing about 15Mtpa.
The Blair Athol mine gives it a hub for development across major coal basins in Queensland.