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Penalty Notice issued to United Collieries Pty Ltd

18 December 2020

On 18 December 2020, the Department issued a $15,000 Penalty Notice to United Collieries Pty Ltd for failure to comply with ‘Transmission suspension tower’ ground vibration limits at the United Wambo Coal Mine. On 24 September 2020 a blast at the mine recorded a ground vibration level of 167.06 mm/s at a nearby Transmission suspension tower in exceedance of the 50mm/s limit.