Posts Categorized As: Health and Safety

Blog Post #1528 – Mining Company and Mining Service Company Fined a Total of $430,000 After Workplace Fatality

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by SCR Mines Technology (2013) Inc., of Val Caron, Ontario, a company that provides specialty underground mine development and maintenance service, was fatally injured when blasted ore saturated with concrete and water overwhelmed protective barriers at the base of a mining shaft used to transfer ore and mining waste from the Lac Des Iles Mine. The Lac Des Iles Mine is managed by Impala Canada Ltd., of Toronto, Ontario.

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Blog Post #1527 – Mining Company Fined $50,000 After Workplace Injury

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Impala Canada Ltd., of Toronto Ontario, a mining company that operates the Lac Des Iles Mine, an open-pit and underground palladium mine, suffered critical injuries after falling from a scissor lift work platform while installing a silencer on a fan in the Lac Des Iles Mine’s ventilation system. At the time, the guardrails on the scissor lift platform had been removed. Impala Canada Ltd. failed to ensure measures and procedures prescribed by the Mines and Mining Plants Regulation were carried out in the workplace.

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