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Thuddangra crush avoidable, regulator says

AN INVESTIGATION by the New South Wales Resources Regulator into a serious incident at the Thuddungra magnesite mine near Young found a litany of failures contributed to a worker being trapped and buried by mined product.

 The Thuddangra site

The Thuddangra site

The 54-year-old mine worker suffered chest injuries when he fell into the entry chute of a conveyor at the mine's photometric plant and became buried by mined product on August 10 2021. The injured...

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