ENVIRONMENT

Mistake could have buried coal mine workers in concrete

A WRONG location by a concrete delivery driver at a Queensland underground coal mine could have had dire consequences if someone was in a drop-hole at the time.

The delivery driver went to the wrong drop-hole and sent the concrete down.

The delivery driver went to the wrong drop-hole and sent the concrete down.

Two concreting jobs were happening on the same day at an underground mine. Concrete was being delivered to two different areas underground, using two different concrete drop-holes drilled for the purpose....

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