Two workers die at Medusa's mine

14th January 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci - Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor: Australasia

PERTH ( – Gold miner Medusa Mining has reported two fatalities at its Co-O mine, in the Philippines.

The company on Thursday reported that two contract workers were fatally injured while undertaking maintenance work at an underground pumping station of the mine.

Medusa said that the accident occurred despite the additional daily focus on safe work practices, additional training and improved procedures.

The Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau was notified of the incident, and a full investigation is ongoing, with Medusa noting that other areas of the mine have continued to operate, following the inspection.