Silver X reports fatality at its Tangana mining project in Peru
(Kitco News) - Silver X Mining announced that today at approximately 6:00 am Central time a fatality occurred at its Tangana mining project, located in Huancavelica, Peru.
The company said that the incident occurred when a worker of contractor Minera Tangana SAC was fatally injured, adding that the cause of the incident is under investigation with initial information indicating that potentially a rock fall was involved. No other personnel were injured.
Silver X added that the on-site emergency management system has been activated and the relevant authorities were immediately notified. Minera Tangana has suspended all activities while the authorities investigate the incident.
”The thoughts of the board of directors and management are with the family, friends and colleagues that have been impacted by this unfortunate incident,“ the company said in its statement.
Silver X is a Canadian silver mining company with assets in Peru. The company's flagship asset is the Tangana silver, gold, lead, zinc and copper project located in Huancavelica, Peru.
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