Western Australia mine incident

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The MCA is deeply saddened by the death of a worker at Westgold’s Big Bell mine in Western Australia. 

Our thoughts are with the families, friends and colleagues of the worker.

The Australian mining industry’s core value and commitment is the safety, health and psychological wellbeing of its workforce, where everyone who goes to work returns home safe and healthy. 

The MCA will continue to assist the commitment of its members and that of the broader industry to an industry free of fatalities, injuries and occupational illnesses.



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