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Dredging company pleads guilty over death

Posted on June 29, 2015

By Radio New Zealand

A dredging company could be find up to $250,000 fine over the death of a worker on a barge in Auckland in 2013.

Dredging New Zealand has admitted the charge of breaching Health and Safety laws by failing to take steps to ensure of safety of employees.

Barge operator Peter Bateman died after he was caught between a turning excavator and a bin which collects excavated material, known as a hopper.


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