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Operator has chat, gets hit by shuttle car

A SHUTTLE car has knocked down a pump operator after an underground conversation at a New South Wales underground coal mine.

The shuttle car knocked the vacuum pump operator to the ground.

The shuttle car knocked the vacuum pump operator to the ground.

A development panel was experiencing wet and muddy conditions at the mine. A vacuum pump was being used between shuttle car loads to remove slurry. After a shuttle car unloaded, the operator stopped...

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