Perenti Global (ASX:PRN) mine operations still suspended after deadly attack

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by Rachael Jones

Mining Services provider Perenti Global (ASX:PRN) confirmed 19 workers died and 26 staff were injured last week in an incident that occurred close to Canadian-based miner Semafo’s Boungou mine site in Burkina Faso, which involved members of our workforce from African Mining Services (AMS).

Perenti has accounted for all members of its AMS workforce who were part of the convoy out of Boungou last week.

Operations at the Boungou mine site remain suspended.

Shares in Perenti Global (ASX:PRN) are trading 1.22 per cent lower at $2.02.

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.