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Coroner urges legal action over Grasstree fatality

THE Queensland coroner has urged the state’s Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy to consider legal action against an individual manager at Anglo American’s Grasstree mine for the death of mine worker Paul McGuire.

 Coroner David O’Connell also found the mine’s record keeping was “grossly deficient”.

Coroner David O’Connell also found the mine’s record keeping was “grossly deficient”.

McGuire died from methane exposure after opening the hatch to a sealed room in the "goaf" area of the underground mine. Coroner David O'Connell also found the mine's record keeping was "grossly deficient"....

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