Regulator to investigate Wambo underground bulkhead failure

THE New South Wales Resources Regulator has started a causal investigation to determine the cause and circumstances of a partial collapse of a ventilation shaft at Peabody Energy’s Wambo underground mine.

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Workers had to take evasive action and the drilling rig partially descended into the void.

The mine operator, relevant contracting companies, as well as the site and industry safety and health representatives are also participating in the investigation.