TORONTO, May 24, 2015 /CNW/ - St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. (TSX-SAS) (OTCQX-STADF), ("SAS" or the "Company") is saddened to advise of a fatal incident that occurred May 23, 2015, at its Holt Mine, located 125 km east of Timmins, Ontario. A Company employee, Alexie Dallaire-Vincent, 22, was involved in an underground rail haulage accident, which fatally injured her.
The Ontario Provincial Police have attended onsite, and in conjunction with the Ontario Ministry of Labour, and the Company, all parties are proceeding with the investigation of this tragic incident.
"We are deeply saddened by this news and our sincere condolences go out to the family, fellow workers, and friends", said Duncan Middlemiss, President & CEO of SAS. "SAS is co-operating with the ongoing investigation, as well as providing support to family and employees at the mine site. SAS is committed to the well-being of our employees and contractors on all of our sites. A safe workplace is the fundamental principle of the Company, and this tragedy has strengthened our resolve in this pursuit."
SOURCE St Andrew Goldfields Ltd.
For further information: For further information about St Andrew Goldfields Ltd., please contact: Tel: 1-800-463-5139 or (416) 815-9855; Fax: (416) 815-9437; Website: www.sasgoldmines.com; Keyvan Salehi, Vice-President Corporate Development and Technical Services, [email protected]; Duncan Middlemiss, President & CEO, [email protected]; Ben Au, CFO, VP Finance & Administration, [email protected]