Safety fears put Eloise on ice

UNDERGROUND operations have been suspended at the Eloise copper mine near Cloncurry in Queensland’s northwest after owner FMR Investments failed to convince the regulator the mine was safe enough for workers.

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The Eloise copper mine near the town of Cloncurry in Queensland

According to a statement from the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy's Mines Inspectorate, the mine was unable to provide information to inspectors to show the risk to workers was