Queensland mine site closes after a worker, 59, dies from head injuries in a 'lifting accident'

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Mine tract closes aft a worker, 59, dies aft suffering captious caput injuries successful a 'lifting accident'

  • A man, 59, died aft sustaining captious caput injuries onsite astatine a excavation successful QLD 
  • The decease was the effect of a lifting incidental wounded astatine the underground mine
  • Operations successful the excavation person been ceased portion investigations are underway 

By Nick Gibbs For Australian Associated Press and Max Aldred For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:04 GMT, 26 March 2022 | Updated: 06:04 GMT, 26 March 2022

A 59-year-old antheral is dormant aft suffering captious caput injuries portion moving successful a ember excavation successful cardinal Queensland.

Police responded to the workplace incidental astatine the Moranbah North underground mine, inland from Mackay, astir 10pm Friday.

The cognition is owned by multinational institution Anglo American, who confirmed connected Saturday that the fatality was the effect of an wounded sustained successful a lifting incidental overnight.

The idiosyncratic was a contractor for Mastermyne, a spouse of excavation proprietor Anglo American

A miner is dormant aft helium sustained captious caput injuries successful an underground excavation successful cardinal Queensland

'We are devastated by the nonaccomplishment of 1 of our colleagues astatine Moranbah North Mine and our thoughts are with their household and friends,' CEO Tyler Mitch...

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