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22 Jul 2016 – Wambo reigns supreme as brigadesmen put to the test

Peabody’s Wambo underground mine team has again dominated the Hunter Valley Mines
Rescue Competition, securing an incredible eighth straight win in Singleton last week.

Now in its 33rd year, the annual event tests the incident response and rescue skills of active mines rescue brigadesmen. This year, a mine roof collapse and serious motor vehicle accident were among the emergency scenarios faced by competitors.