TORONTO, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. (TSX-SAS) (OTCQX-STADF), ("SAS" or the "Company") is regretful to advise of a fatal incident that occurred yesterday, June 25, 2014, at its Holt Property. An employee of Orbit Garant Drilling working on the Holt Property was struck by a tree, which fatally injured him.
The Ontario Provincial Police have attended onsite, and in conjunction with the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Orbit Garant, and the Company, all parties are proceeding with the investigation of this tragic incident.
"We are very 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 fully engaged in the ongoing investigation, as well as providing support to family and employees at the mine site, as well as to Orbit as it may be required. We remain committed to the health and safety of our employees and contract employees on all of our sites."
SOURCE: St Andrew Goldfields Ltd.
For further information: Tel: 1-800-463-5139 or (416) 815-9855; Fax: (416) 815-9437; Website: www.sasgoldmines.com; Suzette N Ramcharan, Director, Investor Relations, [email protected]; Duncan Middlemiss, President & CEO, [email protected]; Ben Au, CFO, VP Finance & Administration, [email protected]