DescriptionThe Strongman Mine was New Zealands biggest underground coalmine, situated in the Nine Mile Valley north of Greymouth, West Coast. It operated from 1938-2003.
On January 19th, 1967 an explosion in the mine killed 19 miners.
In 1994 the original mine was replaced by the Strongman2 further up the Nine Mile Valley. This mine closed in 2003.Location (city or town)Nine Mile ValleyMap Strongman Mine Memorial