Man dies at Central Queensland coalmine

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A man has died while working at a coalmine in central Queensland.

Police confirmed a man died early on Sunday morning at Curragh mine, 30 kilometres north of Blackwater.

Officers attended the scene about 2.15am and will prepare a report for the Mines Inspectorate, which is part of Resources Safety and Health Queensland.

A Coronado Global Resources spokeswoman said mine operations had been temporarily suspended to allow authorities to investigate.

"A full investigation is being conducted into the accident and Coronado is working with the Queensland police, the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and other authorities," the spokeswoman told AAP.

"Coronado offers their deepest sympathies to the family, friends and workmates of the employee.

"The company is focused on supporting its workers at Curragh and counselling services are being made available."

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