August 10, 2015 – Val-d’Or, Quebec, Canada: Metanor Resources Inc. (“Metanor”) (TSXV: MTO) is saddened to report that a fatal accident occurred at its Bachelor Mine, located in Desmaraisville, 250 km north-east of Val d’Or. Early Sunday morning, a mechanic, aged 50, was assembling a small haulage truck in a maintenance shop when he sustained severe injuries. Mine rescue and first responders attended the scene immediately to evacuate the worker. The Quebec Provincial Police and the safety authorities (CSST) are proceeding with the investigation of this tragic accident. Metanor is co-operating with the ongoing investigation, as well as providing support to the family and employees at the mine site.
“We are deeply saddened by this event and our sincere condolences go out to the family, colleagues, and friends of the deceased”, said Ghislain Morin, president & CEO of Metanor. A safe workplace is a fundamental principle for Metanor and this tragedy has strengthened our commitment in this pursuit.”
For more information, please contact:
Ronald Perry, Vice-President
2872, Sullivan Road, suite 2
Val-d’Or, Quebec J9P 0B9
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