Quarry keeps mum on danger blast

AN INVESTIGATION by the New South Wales Resources Regulator into a dangerous blasting incident at the Albury quarry on April 10 2018 found major deficiencies in the procedures and controls of the mine operator and shotfirer.

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Flyrock on driver’s seat of shotfirer’s utility.

At the time of the overburden blast there were four members of the public, a visiting truck driver, the quarry manager, a shotfirer and five workers in the firing location.