TSX: IMG NYSE: IAG
Nov. 5, 2012
("IAMGOLD" or the "Company") regrets to report that a gardener employed at our exploration office in
, drowned on
November 1, 2012
The Company immediately notified all relevant government authorities and other stakeholders in
and is reviewing its safety precautions across the Company for its care and maintenance workers.
The thoughts of management in
and throughout the company are with the family, friends and co-workers of the deceased.
) is a leading mid-tier gold mining company producing approximately one million ounces annually from five gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents. In the Canadian province of Québec, the Company also operates Niobec Inc., which produces more than 4.5 million kilograms of niobium annually, and owns a rare earth element resource close to its niobium mine. IAMGOLD is uniquely positioned with a strong financial position and extensive management and operational expertise. To grow from this strong base, IAMGOLD has a pipeline of development and exploration projects and continues to assess accretive acquisition opportunities. IAMGOLD's growth plans are strategically focused in certain regions in
, select countries in
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