Regulator inspects Appin mine after fan failure

Andrew Pearson
November 4 2016 - 5:30am
The Wollongong coal loader. South32 is in talks with the NSW Resources Regulator after a fan failure at Illawarra Coal's Appin mine halted work last week. Limited operations have resumed but a prohibition notice remains in place. Picture: Sylvia Liber
The Wollongong coal loader. South32 is in talks with the NSW Resources Regulator after a fan failure at Illawarra Coal's Appin mine halted work last week. Limited operations have resumed but a prohibition notice remains in place. Picture: Sylvia Liber

Discussions between authorities and South32 over a ventilation fan failure at its Illawarra Coal-run Appin mine are continuing.

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Andrew Pearson

Andrew grew up in the western Riverina town of Hay and has strong ties to the region. He is a former DA journo who has a passion for breaking news and has covered everything from council and politics to crime and court.

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