Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Mining Death

A Timmins man has died at the Xstrata Copper Kidd mine. The accident happened on the dayshift Monday when the miner fell to the bottom of a 120-foot stope.
According to infromation from the company, the incident was discovered after the miner failed to "tag out" at the end of his shift.
That prompted mine officials to launch a search of the mine throughout the afternoon shift.
The man's body was discovered at the bottom of the stope late Monday. The name of the dead miner is not being released at this time.

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