QMI Statement on Curragh Coal Mine Fatality
Please attribute to a Queensland Mines Inspectorate (QMI) spokesperson.
Sadly, the QMI was notified of an incident on the evening of 12 January which has resulted in the death of a mine worker at Curragh Coal Mine, near Blackwater in Central Queensland.
Our thoughts are with the family of the worker, colleagues, and the local community.
Mines inspectors are onsite and have commenced their investigation into the nature and cause of this tragic incident.
As our investigation has just commenced we are unable to provide further information at this time.
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Last updated 13 January 2020