A statement said mine operations were suspended on Friday and have since resumed. He also said the company was “fully cooperating” with an investigation into the “isolated” incident.
“It is with a heavy heart that I report this tragic loss. Our immediate goal is to support his family, friends and colleagues during this difficult time, ”said Jacques Perron, President and CEO of Pretivm.
“The safety and well-being of our employees is our top priority and we will thoroughly investigate the incident. This tragedy is a devastating reminder of the critical importance of safety in all aspects of mine site operations. “