Greater Sudbury Police and Provincial Labor Department officials are investigating the scene of a fatal incident in Vales Copper Cliff operations.
The nickel mining company issued a press release on Aug. 24 that a person who worked for an outside contractor died at the fluidized bed roaster sackhouse site in the company’s stone processing facility.
The company said it had the employees and contractors who worked in the area, as well as Vale employees who responded to the scene offered the services of its Critical Incident Stress Management team.
“Our thoughts go with this person’s family, co-workers and friends,” said Dino Otranto, chief operating officer of Vales North Atlantic Operations. in a statement.
“We are doing everything we can to support them and better understand what happened in this incident.”