Moranbah North evacuation spurs calls for broadening of coal mining inquiry

THE mining union has called on the Queensland government to make urgent changes to the conduct of the ongoing Queensland Coal Board of Inquiry in light of events at Anglo American’s Moranbah North coal mine last weekend.

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CFMEU district president Stephen Smyth.

High gas and heating within the mine's longwall section in the underground coal mine led to the withdrawal of the workforce on February 20.