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Pretivm Resources Reports Fatality at Brucejack Mine

Mining News - Published on Tue, 04 Aug 2020

Image Source: Pretium Resources Mining Accident
Pretium Resources Inc has reported a fatality resulting from an incident that occurred Friday, July 31st at the Brucejack Mine. The isolated incident occurred during maintenance at a support facility on surface. The injured employee was treated immediately by the site emergency response team and then transported to the hospital in Terrace, British Columbia where he passed away. Pretivm President and CEO Jacques Perron said “It is with a heavy heart that I am reporting this tragic loss. Our immediate focus is to support his family, friends and colleagues at this difficult time. The safety and well-being of our employees is our topmost priority and we will investigate the incident fully. This tragedy is a devastating reminder of the critical importance of safety in all aspects of mine site operations.”

Operations at Brucejack were suspended on Friday and have since resumed. The Company is fully cooperating with an investigation of the incident.

Pretivm is an intermediate gold producer with the high-grade underground Brucejack Mine in northern British Columbia.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Tue, 04 Aug 2020
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