Getting better conditions for women miners

ONE of the few female shotfirers in the New South Wales’ Hunter Valley, Kerry Koneiczny, was instrumental in setting up facilities for women including for breastfeeding mothers at the mine site.

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Kerry Koneiczny.

These days Koneiczny, who has worked as a shotfirer for the past nine years, is at Glencore's Ravensworth open cut mine after the Camberwell mine stopped production in 2014.

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