Fatality at Kentucky auger mine

A MINER has been fatally injured after he was struck by a rock that fell from the bottom section of the highwall at Green Hill Mining’s GHM#51 mine in Kentucky, US.

sponsored-logo
Fatality at Kentucky auger mine Fatality at Kentucky auger mine Fatality at Kentucky auger mine Fatality at Kentucky auger mine Fatality at Kentucky auger mine

The 33 year old miner had been changing worn cutter-head bits located at the front of the auger machine when he was felled by the rock measuring approximately 4 feet by 5 feet by 30 inches.

loader