Mount Lyell mine stop-work order not acted on before fatal mud rush, inquest told

Mount Lyell mine stop-work order not acted on before fatal mud rush, inquest told

Posted April 23, 2018 16:16:59 A former Mount Lyell mine manager ordered that work stop in an area of the mine at risk of damage, but that the message was not relayed underground in time to prevent the death of a miner in a mud rush. The inquest into the …

Mt Lyell mine foreman denies ignoring safety concerns on day of fatal mud rush

Mt Lyell mine foreman denies ignoring safety concerns on day of fatal mud rush

Updated April 20, 2018 14:34:18 The foreman on duty at Tasmania’s Mt Lyell mine the day a worker died in a mud rush has denied telling another supervisor he was “soft” for not sending workers into the affected area. Anthony Clark was filling in as a shift supervisor in the …

Mount Lyell mine wall ‘looked settled’ before mud rush killed worker, inquest hears

Mount Lyell mine wall ‘looked settled’ before mud rush killed worker, inquest hears

Updated April 17, 2018 19:04:32 Photo: Michael Welsh died underground at Queenstown’s Mount Lyell mine in January 2014. (Supplied) The shift supervisor on the morning of a fatal mud rush at Tasmania’s Mount Lyell copper mine has told an inquest he and the victim had inspected the area minutes before …

Mud Island is ‘full of coffins’ and local group wants more done to recognise its macabre history

Mud Island is ‘full of coffins’ and local group wants more done to recognise its macabre history

Updated March 28, 2018 12:20:30 Photo: Visitors on the high ground of Mud Island, Moreton Bay. (Supplied: Peter Ludlow) No-one knows for sure how many sailors, slaves and migrants are buried on a small island off Brisbane, but local history buffs want more done to recognise their lost and forgotten …