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Historical events during the month of April

Australia

Date Event Cause Description Deaths
04/04/2009 Integra Shearer Shear Shaft Maintenance A longwall crew was replacing a broken drive shaft on the ranging arm of a longwall shearer. The drive shaft had a splin
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09/04/2007 Jason Blee 2007 Vehicle, Crush Injury Jason Blee, aged 33 years, died on Monday 9 April 2007 (Easter Monday) while employed in an underground coal mine.
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15/04/2014 Austar Coal 2014 Strata On Tuesday the 15th of April 2014 an incident occurred at Austar Coal Mine resulting in the deaths of Philip Grant, 35,
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21/04/1991 John Baira 1991 Burns John Phillip BAIRA received serious burn injuries when a pot of molten lead fell from a crane at the lead smelter,
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25/04/2006 Beaconsfield 2006 Fall At 9.23pm on Anzac Day 2006 the Beaconsfield Gold Mine (“BGM”) at Beaconsfield experienced a mining ind
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27/04/1999 Sang Chul Kim 1999 Fall Sang Chul Kim sustained fatal injuries at about 9.45 am on Tuesday, 27 April 1999 as a result ofhis falling from the top
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Rest of the World

Date Event Cause Description Deaths
04/04/1838 Huskar Colliery 1838 Inrush HUSKAR. Moorend Pit. Silkstone, Barnsley. 4th. July 1838  The Huskar Colliery was joined to the Moorend Colliery f
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05/04/2010 Upper Big Branch Explosion On April 5, 2010, at approximately 3:02 p.m., a massive coal dust explosion occurred at the Upper Big Branch Mine-South
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