Eight miners remain missing at Perkoa nickel op: Trevali

Canadian-based operator Trevali Mining said its continuing a search for eight miners that have been missing since a flooding event at the Perkoa nickel mine in Burkina Faso on 16 April. In an update report released 9 May, company officials said it has removed 32 million litres of water so far from the mine, restoring access to Level 550, but…

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Trevali missing eight workers after Perkoa flooding

Trevali Mining said it has sent in mine rescue teams to search for eight of its workers after heavy rainfall flooded its Perkoa underground zinc operation in Burkina Faso. The company, which issued a report on the incident over the weekend but has not offered an update since, reported that it evacuated the Sanguie province mine after the flooding that…

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Worker killed at Cerro de Pasco’s Santander

Cerro de Pasco, owner of the Santander mine in Peru, has confirmed the death of one of its workers during underground preparation and development activities at the polymetallic site. The company said it was informed of the incident by its mining contractor; it specifically occurred at the South zone of the Magistral mine on 31 January. All mining activities were…

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Trevali completes Santander sale

Trevali Mining has completed its divestment of its 100% interest in the Santander zinc-lead-silver operation in Peru to Cerro De Pasco Resources. The deal, first announced 8 November, was made for C$1 million in cash, 10 million common shares of CDP and a 1% net smelter return royalty on some areas of Santander. Trevali said it sold the mine to…

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