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TORONTO, July 8, 2013 /CNW/ - IAMGOLD Corporation ("the Company") regrets to report the death of an employee of a local contractor on the
morning of Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Company's Rosebel Gold Mines
N.V. (Rosebel) in Suriname.
The accident occurred while clearing trees for the Rosebel tailings pond
expansion project. No one else was injured during the accident.
The Company and the contractor have notified the individual's family.
The Rosebel mine is offering assistance and support to the individual's
family and colleagues and the entire Rosebel workforce.
The Rosebel emergency response team was immediately activated after the
incident and internal emergency services personnel were called to the
site. Rosebel also notified the relevant government authorities and
Investigations led by Rosebel have been initiated to determine the cause
of the accident. The local authorities have been notified and they will
conduct their own investigation.
The immediate thoughts of management are with the family, friends and
co-workers of our colleague.
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website at www.iamgold.com and through CNW Group's website at www.newswire.ca. All material information on IAMGOLD can be found at www.sedar.com or at www.sec.gov.
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SOURCE: IAMGOLD Corporation
For further information:
Bob Tait, VP Investor Relations, IAMGOLD Corporation
Tel: (416) 360-4743 Mobile: (647) 403-5520
Laura Young, Director, Investor Relations, IAMGOLD Corporation
Tel: (416) 933-4952 Mobile: (416) 670-3815
Toll-free: 1-888-464-9999 firstname.lastname@example.org