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Big Bell suspended over mine death

OPERATIONS at Westgold Resources’ Big Bell gold operation northwest of Cue in Western Australia’s central Murchison region, have been suspended after a serious incident that resulted in the death of a female worker.

Kristie Batten and Noel Dyson
While Big Bell operations have been suspended, processing operations at Westgold's Cue operation continues.

While Big Bell operations have been suspended, processing operations at Westgold's Cue operation continues.

The company said the worker was struck by mobile plant. Westgold's emergency response teams attended the scene and rendered assistance to the injured worker before the Royal Flying Doctor Service attended...

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