An employee of a contractor working at the Empire State mine, in New York state, died on Tuesday afternoon, TSX-listed Titan Mining said and announced that all mining activities had been suspended.
The company said it was working with authorities to determine the cause of the accident that caused the fatality.
“We deeply regret this loss and our thoughts are with everyone affected by it. Titan is devoting available resources to help fully investigate the cause of the accident. The health and safety of everyone at site is our highest priority,” said Titan CEO Donald Taylor.
Titan produces zinc concentrate at the Empire State mine.