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Boulder kills geologist at Red Dog mine


Last updated 12/24/2006 at Noon

A geologist at the Red Dog lead-zinc mine in northwest Alaska died in an accident Dec. 15.

Jeffrey Huber, 51, was killed when a boulder fell from the side of an open pit, causing massive head and chest injuries. Huber was conducting routine grade control work at the time, approaching the rock that the mining equipment was extracting and directing where it should go - to the waste rock pile or...

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