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Queensland Train Derailment Topples 147 Tonnes of Zinc Concentrate: Messy Clean Up Begins

Crews of Queensland Rail are working overtime to clean up some 147 tonnes of zinc concentrate that toppled on the rail over the weekend before it causes further damage to the rail and to the immediate environment.

"It will be an extensive job and it's going to require earth-working material, diggers and excavators and so on," Andrew Powell, Environment Minister, was quoted by ABC, noting the concentrate, if accidentally combined with water, has the potential to self-combust.

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