What happened down in the Pike River mine that cost 29 men their lives – we want the facts

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International Committee of the Fourth International(ICFI)

New Zealand: International mining experts release plan for full investigation of Pike River mine tragedy…

On May 11, a group of international mining experts released a 23-page Conceptual Development Plan to expand the underground investigation of Pike River coal mine in New Zealand.

Thedocumentis a major step forward in the fight to uncover the truth about the mine disaster in November 2010 that killed 29 men. It was prepared by the Pike River Independent Technical Advisory Group, which consists of highly-qualified mining experts, including former chief mines inspector Tony Forster. They wrote the plan for free on behalf of 23 of the families of 29 men.

A placard from the 2016 blockade of the road to Pike River mine [Source: Uncensored Pike Facebook group]

It demolishes the claims made by the Labour Party-led government that to go deeper into the mine to…

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Published by peter petterson

Father of four, grandfather of thirteen, and great-grandfather of eight. Resides in Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. Living happily in retirement and enjoying the company of my many young descendants.

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