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Crane collapse kills Australian worker

07-07-2011

A loaded crane collapsed, killing a 27-year-old worker at BHP Billiton's iron ore loading facility at Finucane Island at Port Hedland.

BHP Billiton Iron Ore reports that "The onsite emergency team has been activated and external emergency services including police are attending the scene," adding that "the Company’s port and rail operations are in the process of being suspended until further notice".

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