Underground mining operations prohibited at Wongawilli colliery

THE New South Wales Resources Regulator has prohibited underground mining operations on the N3 panel at Wollongong Coal’s Wongawilli colliery as it examines the performance of fibreglass bolts at the mine.

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The NSW Regulator has ordered that mining stop at Wollongong Coal's Wongawilli colliery in NSW.

The prohibition notice was issued following an incident where a mine worker was struck on the lower leg by a piece of coal that fell from the upper section of the rib.