25 Sep 2014

Bob Stevenson: Feasability of Pike mine re-entry

From Nine To Noon, 9:44 am on 25 September 2014

Solid Energy says it is still working out whether it is safe to re-enter the Pike River mine because it has legal responsibilities regarding safety of those sent in. Documents from Worksafe released under the Official Information Act show a re-entry plan for the main tunnel is safe and feasible. But Solid Energy's chief executive Dan Clifford, says that is Worksafe's opinion, and the company needs to form its own  Bob Stevenson is the former UK Principal Mines Inspector who has been providing advice to the Pike River families.