Stillwater Mining Company Reports Death of Employee
BILLINGS, MT -- (Marketwired) -- 12/04/13 -- STILLWATER MINING
COMPANY (NYSE: SWC) (TSX: SWC.U) (the "Company") today reported an
incident occurred late evening of Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at the
Company's Stillwater Mine. Mike J. Rued, 45, a Sandfiller employed at
Stillwater since 2007, was found unconscious on the 5600 level of the
mine and could not be resuscitated by first responders. The cause of
death is not known at this time. Mr. Rued's family has been notified.
Representatives from the Federal Mine Safety and Health
Administration have been contacted and are on site. Our thoughts are
with Mr. Rued's family at this time.
Stillwater Mining Company is the only U.S. producer of palladium and
platinum and is the largest primary producer of platinum group metals
outside of South Africa and the Russian Federation. With over 1,700
Montana employees, it is one of the largest employers in the state.
The Company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under
the symbol SWC and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol
SWC.U. Information on Stillwater Mining Company can be found at its
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