Dozer slides off ROM coal pile

MINE Safety New South Wales has warned coal operators of the potential hazards associated with dozers on coal stockpiles after a dangerous incident at a NSW mine in which a dozer slid down the stockpile sideways approximately 2.5m.

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The run of mine coal stockpile was showing signs of spontaneous combustion.

A dozer was being used to push coal and the operator drove the dozer to the top of the stockpile.

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