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Worker dies due to incident at Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill mine

Worker dies due to accident at Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill mine – after being flown hundreds of kilometres for treatment

  • Mine worker died after an accident at Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill iron ore project
  • Man, 64, suffered serious injuries and was flown to a Perth hospital but later died
  • Owned by Australia’s richest woman, mine is one of the largest in Australia

A mine worker has died after an accident at Gina Rinehart’s (pictured) Roy Hill iron ore project in Western Australia

A mine worker has died after an accident at Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill iron ore project in Western Australia.

The 64-year-old man suffered serious injuries at the site, 115km north of Newman and 340km south-east of Port Hedland, early Monday morning.

He was flown to hospital but died overnight.  

The man had been working for the subsidiary DIAB Engineering.

‘We are devastated by the loss of our colleague and extend our sincerest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues,’ NRW said in a statement to the Australian Securities Exchange on Tuesday.

‘(We) extend our sincerest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues,’ the statement said.

‘NRW’s number one priority is the safety and well-being of our workforce.

‘Support has been extended to the worker’s family and his colleagues.’

The mine, owned by Australia’s richest woman, is one of the largest privately owned mine’s in Australia.  

The 64-year-old man suffered serious injuries at the site, 115 kilometres north of Newman and 340km south east of Port Hedland, early Monday morning

The 64-year-old man suffered serious injuries at the site, 115 kilometres north of Newman and 340km south east of Port Hedland, early Monday morning

 



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