Warning on continuous miners after Ashton incident

MAKE sure your continuous miners are fitted with equipment that lets workers identify the pit and roll position of the miner chassis the New South Wales Resources Regulator warns.

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The continuous miner lost traction causing it to slide backwards.

The warning comes after a dangerous incident at Yancoal's Ashton mine.

A mine worker who was working as a cable hand suffered soft tissue injuries and psychological trauma in the May 2019 incident.