Man killed at a Queensland metal refinery

A man has died at Sun
Metals’ zinc refinery after becoming
trapped under a hydraulic arm.

Emergency crews were called to the refinery, located 13km
south of Townsville, at about 8:40am on Saturday after reports a worker was

The 36-year-old
man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Workplace Health and
Safety and the Forensic Crash Unit are investigating the incident.

Australian Mining has
approached Sun Metals for comment. 

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