Dozer stuck after operator underestimates grade

AN OPERATING dozer has pushed over onto a grade and has lost traction and become stuck in a dangerous incident at a New South Wales open cut mine.

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The operator removed himself from the dozer and a recovery plan was developed.

The operator has underestimated the grade and, combined with the hard and slippery material, he has not been able to get enough traction to reverse.