Fire and fury at NSW mines

THREE dangerous incidents at New South Wales mines involving mobile plant and equipment have prompted warnings from the state’s Resources Regulator.

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The aftermath of the Hitachi haul truck fire

In the first instance an underground loader operator had to put out a fire on his truck himself with a hand-held fire extinguisher after it burst into flames while working.