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Historical events during the month of June

Australia

Date Event Cause Description Deaths
03/06/2011 Peter Jones 2011 Crush Injury, Strata At 1.55pm on June 3, 2011 a 4.8 metre slab of coal fell from the rib (wall) onto Mr Jones. The slab broke in two when it
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04/06/1996 Glenn Burrows 1996 Fall Glenn Burrows was walking or standing on the flotation level western walkway in the Mount Isa Mines copper concentr
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04/06/1997 John Barber 1997 Vehicle John Charles Barber sustained fatal injuries at approximately 17:50 on 4 June 1997, when the Elphinstone R2800 load
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04/06/1990 Thomas Anderson 1990 Fall Thomas Anderson received fatal injuries while performing duties as a shunter on the Isa lease near the Gardeni
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05/06/2012 Sean Scovell 2012 Workplace Injury Sean Scovell was only an hour into his first shift after having time off when he became trapped in a conveyor belt at 7.
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11/06/1991 Peter Daniel 1991 Fall At some time between 3rd and 13th June 1991, Peter Carl Daniel, who was working alone in a shallow opencut at the S
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11/06/2014 Cobar drowning 2014 Drowning A mine worker was attempting to clear a drainage borehole in an underground sump at the mine. While walking in the water
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18/06/2014 Mt Isa Copper Missing Person 2014 After it was identified on Wednesday (18 June) that Brett was missing, all activities in our underground copper operatio
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19/06/1997 David Stratton 1997 Crush Injury At approximately 12.25 am on Thursday 19 June 1997 Mr David Ronald Stratton received fatal injuries when he was cru
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24/06/2019 2019 Middlemount Mine Strata David Routledge became trapped inside the digger he was using when a wall collapsed at the Middlemount Mine, north-west
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27/06/1985 1985 Paul Crawford Fall, Drowning After having been seen at about 9.30 p.m. on the evening of 27 June 1985, it was noticed by Central Control room Operato
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27/06/1999 Geoffrey Barling 1999 Fall Mr Geoffrey Michael BARLING received serious injuries at the BHP Cannington Mine when he fell approximately 13 metres to
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Rest of the World

Date Event Cause Description Deaths
06/06/1972 Wankie No. 2 Colliery Explosion Explosion At approximately 10:27 am on Monday the 6th June, 1972, a violent explosion ripped through the entire extent of the unde
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15/06/2011 2011 Gleison Colliery Inrush Inrush On the morning of 15 September 2011, work was about to start as usual at Gleision Mine, a small coal mine in the Swansea
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19/06/1914 Hillcrest Mine Explosion 1914 Explosion On June 19, 1914, shortly after 9 a.m., the village of Hillcrest was changed forever. 235 men had entered the Hillcrest
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28/06/1960 Six Bells Colliery Explosion Gas Explosion, Coal Dust Explosion On 28 June 1960, at approximately 10:45, an explosion took place in the West District of the Old Coal Seam, caused by an
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