Chaarat reports fatality at Kapan

16th May 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim-quoted gold miner Chaarat Gold on Monday reported a fatality at its Kapan mine, in Armenia.

The company stated that an employee of its contractor, S&A Mining, had died in a rockfall underground on May 14.

The underground mining area where the incident occurred was closed and an internal and external investigation has commenced. Chaarat is working with S&A Mining and local authorities to facilitate their investigation of the incident.

Chaarat said mining operations continued in all other working areas while work remained stopped in the one stope where the incident occurred.

Mine production would not be affected.