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Avebury death comes just days after mine owner put into administration

THE mood at Mallee Resources’ flagship Avebury nickel-cobalt mine in Tasmania’s West Coast has been sombre for the past few months and is now likely much darker after the death of an underground miner just days after the company appointed voluntary administrators.

A worker has died at Avebury just days after the mine's owners appointed voluntary administrators.

A worker has died at Avebury just days after the mine's owners appointed voluntary administrators.

The unidentified employee reportedly died during his shift at the mine, near Zeehan, at around 2:30AM local time yesterday. It is understood the death was not work-related. Specific details have not...

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