Wambo underground emergency plans tested

November 2, 2023 7:16 am in by
An emergency exercise being conducted at Wambo Underground Coal Mine near Singleton. Image: Supplied - NSW Mine Safety Regulator

Many good lessons have been learned following a large-scale rescue exercise at a local underground coal mine.

That’s according to the NSW Mines Safety Regulator following the operation at Wambo near Singleton.

The scenario involved a big collapse leaving three miner workers trapped.

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Chief Inspector Anthony Margetts said it’s very important underground mines know how to respond to these types of scenarios.