The Pike River coal mine in New Zealand has finally been re-entered after a series of delays and failures over the past eight years.
The long-awaited re-entry to the Pike River coal mine has been delayed after the New Zealand Government made a commitment to return in November 2018.
A look back at the Pike River disaster in New Zealand and what the industry has learned in the years since the tragedy.
The New Zealand Government has chosen to re-enter the Pike River mine drift via the “simplest and safest plan”, eight years since multiple explosions resulted in 29 fatalities on November 19 2010.
The Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference explores a range of best practice techniques and ideas to enhance safety in the mining sector.