Pike River Coal Limited sentencing
5 July 2013
Pike River Coal Limited (In
Brett Murray, General Manager
High Hazards and Specialist Services says:
Judge’s decision today is the culmination of a significant
investigative and legal process by the Ministry in relation
to Pike River Coal Limited, following the tragic events of
19 November 2010.
The Ministry acknowledges however that
no sentence will ever adequately reflect the pain felt by
the families of the Pike 29.
The Ministry is unable to
comment further while Mr Whittall’s matter is before the
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