Glencore blows up West Wallsend storage bin

GLENCORE has demolished a concrete storage bin at its decommissioned West Wallsend colliery in New South Wales with an explosion that was felt throughout the western Lake Macquarie region.

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Underground at the old West Wallsend colliery.

The company gave up hopes of salvaging the longwall equipment at the West Wallsend mine that was buried by a roof collapse in late June, 2015.