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Blast injures two Kanowna Belle miners

TWO miners have been injured in a blasting incident underground at Northern Star Resources’ Kanowna Belle gold mine, 18km northeast of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields.

Noel Dyson and Kristie Batten
Two workers have been injured at Kanowna Belle.

Two workers have been injured at Kanowna Belle.

A Northern Star Resources spokesman said the underground blasting incident occurred on October 15 at about 8.15pm the mine. "Two charge crew operators were clearing a previously identified misfired...

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