Miner trapped at Middlemount

AN EXCAVATOR operator has become trapped at Peabody Energy’s Middlemount pulverised coal injection mine, near Emerald in Queensland.

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An excavator operator has been trapped by a wall slip at the Middlemount mine.

It is understood the excavator the worker was operating was working on a bench when the wall collapsed on it.

Efforts are underway to free the miner.

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