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Drill Rig Feed Table Cracks

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Drill rig maintenance personnel found significant cracks in two areas on the feed table of a drill rig. The cracks were around the feed table mounting boss and through the main tube in the lower feed extension mounting point. These cracks could have resulted in a catastrophic collapse of the feed table with potentially fatal consequences.



Organisation:

Department of Natural Resources and Mines

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to Queensland (QLD)

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Information:

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Coverage:

Queensland

Author:

NRM-Q

Publisher:

Queensland Government

Published:

30 Jan 2002



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