Bootu Creek to reopen

THE Bootu Creek manganese mine in the Northern Territory has restarted operations almost five months after the death of Craig Butler, who was crushed by a pit wall collapse in August.

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Image by the NT News of the accident at Bootu Creek

Closed since the fatal accident, the OM Holdings-owned mine has been cleared for a restart by the NT Department of Primary Industry and Resources, with in-pit mining to be done in stages.