Independence Group report fatality at its Nova Operation

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by Rachael Jones

Independence Group NL (ASX:IGO) suspended operations at its Nova Operation earlier this week after a fatality at the site.

The incident involved an employee of their concentrate haulage contractor who was injured on site and subsequently passed away yesterday in hospital as a result of his injuries.

The individual was securing the truck’s load prior to departure from site.

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety was immediately informed and visited the site to undertake an initial investigation.

An investigation is continuing.

Shares in Independence Group NL (ASX:IGO) are trading 0.8 per cent lower at $6.36.

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.