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Historical events during the month of September

Australia

Date Event Cause Description Deaths
06/09/2015 Cadia - Ridgeway Mine Outrush, Inrush, Crush Injury Ridgeway Mine is an underground mine using the block cave extraction method. The incident occurred at the 4786 level in
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11/09/1965 Bulli Colliery 1965 Fire Four miners suffocated when a pocket of gas ignited in a panel, causing an underground fire, several hundred yards
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12/09/1994 Kenneth Slater 1994 Fly rock from unconfined blasting Mr Slater lost his life and Mr McGuiness was exposed to serious risk due to the exposure to fly rock from unconfine
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19/09/1996 Alan Morgan 1996 Vehicle On the afternoon shift of 19 September 1996, Alan Morgan lost his life on the surface of the Oaky Creek No 1 underg
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19/09/2005 Roger Browne 2005 Fall On September 19, 2005, contractor Roger Bruce Browne, 41 was killed after he fell more than 50m at the Dawson Mine. 
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19/09/1990 Dean White 1990 Explosion Mr Dean White was working with a maintenance crew at the Newlands Mine at Glenden on 19 September 1990 when he received
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19/09/1921 Mt Mulligan Mine 1921 Explosion On the 19th day of September, 1921, at 9·25 a.m., a violent explosion occurred in the underground workings of Mou
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20/09/1975 Kianga No. 1 Mine Explosion 1975 Explosion At approximately 5.10p.m. on September 20, 1975, an explosion occurred in the underground workings of the Kianga No. 1 m
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Rest of the World

Date Event Cause Description Deaths
16/09/1986 Kinross Mine Disaster 1986 Fire On 16 September 1986, 177 mineworkers were killed at Kinross Mine in one of South Africa's worst mine disasters since 19
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26/09/1950 Creswell Colliery Fire 1950 Fire The following information has been obtained from the Healy Hero web site. The fire started at the No. 2 transfer point
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27/09/2014 Freeport HV LV collision 2014 On Saturday, September 27 at 07:20 a Caterpillar 785 haul truck collided with a shift change light vehicle with nine occ
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28/09/1844 1844 Haswell Colliery Disaster Explosion Haswell Colliery was ripped apart by an explosion at 3 pm on Saturday September 28 1844. All 95 men and boys underground
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