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Lundin Mining reports fatality at Neves-Corvo mine in Portugal, operations temporarily suspended

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(Kitco News) - Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN) today reported a fatality at its Neves-Corvo mine in Portugal early morning local time Wednesday, March 30, 2022.

According to the company’s statement, an underground Mine Supervisor was found unconscious after not responding to attempts to be reached. First responders acted quickly to locate and administer care.

"We are shocked and saddened by the sudden death of our colleague. Our thoughts are with the family, friends and coworkers at this difficult time," said Peter Rockandel, President and CEO of Lundin Mining.

The company noted that out of respect, operations at Neves-Corvo have been temporarily suspended. Operations are planned to resume this week, with the potential exception of activities in the immediate area. 

Lundin Mining is a diversified Canadian base metals mining company with operations in Brazil, Chile, Portugal, Sweden and the United States of America, primarily producing copper, zinc, gold and nickel.

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