UPDATE: Bowen Basin mine worker dies on site
UPDATE: POLICE have confirmed the contractor who died at Lake Lindsay on Wednesday was a 67-year-old man from Rockhampton.
He was working as a dragline operator when he suffered the fatal heart attack.
The Anglo American mine has reopened today, after closing yesterday out of respect for his family and co-workers.
UPDATE: EMPLOYEES at Lake Lindsay were told not to come to work today and the Anglo American mine was closed following the death of a contractor at the site this morning.
EARLIER: A MINING contractor has died at a Bowen Basin mine site this morning.
The OneKey contractor is believed to have been working at Anglo American's Lake Lindsay mine, near Middlemount, when he suffered a heart attack.
A police spokesperson confirmed it had attended a "medical incident" early Wednesday morning.
More to come.