Armenia: Worker dies at Deno Gold's Kapan mine - cause is under investigation

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19 November 2009

Deno Gold says investigation underway of mining accident that killed worker [Armenia]

Author: Hetq Online

Deno Gold Mining [part of Dundee Precious Metals], in its first public statement regarding the death…of Ara Poghosyan in an underground shaft located at company’s Kapan mine…said that it is assisting in the investigation of the accident in conjunction with the National Technical Safety Center.

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17 November 2009

Worker killed at Deno Gold’s Kapan mine; cause as yet unknown [Armenia]

Author: Hetq Online [Armenia]

...[A] worker was an underground mine operated by Deno Gold Mining [part of Dundee Precious Metals] in the village of Shahumyan…A special committee has been set up to investigate the incident and cause of death. The Kapan “Ecological Safety and Democracy Development” NGO will be conducting its own investigation…paying particular attention to where the accident took place since the Syunik Regional Court had halted above and below ground work on the workers’ lodgings...pointing to existing health and safety risks.

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