Medusa Mining Limited: Fatality Underground
COMO, WESTERN AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/13/14 -- Medusa Mining
Limited (ASX:MML)(LSE:MML) ("Medusa" or the "Company"), through its
Philippines operating company Philsaga Mining Corporation regrets to
inform that a fatal accident happened at the Co-O underground mine
yesterday, 12 February 2014.
The incident occurred in a stope on the 5 level where a contract
miner and his two assistants were cleaning up around an ore pass.
Initial investigation reveal that the cause of the incident was the
result of a dislodged large rock that hit an assistant, firstly
knocking him down the ore pass and then unfortunately landing on the
employee's abdominal region at the bottom of the ore pass.
The assistant was rescued and immediately taken to the company
hospital for medical treatment for multiple abrasion and blunt
abdominal trauma. He was then transported the Davao Regional Hospital
in Tagum Hospital for hospitalisation but was pronounced dead on
All relevant Government departments have been notified and the
Company is providing a full range of support services to the
ABN: 60 099 377 849
Medusa Mining Limited
+61 8 9367 0601
SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP (Financial Adviser & Broker)
Ewan Leggat/Laura Littley
+44 (0)20 3463 2260
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