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BRIEF-Detour Gold provides update on criminal negligence charge
September 5, 2017 / 12:42 PM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-Detour Gold provides update on criminal negligence charge

Sept 5 (Reuters) - Detour Gold Corp:

* Detour Gold provides update on criminal negligence charge

* Detour Gold-‍entered plea of guilty to one count of criminal negligence causing death related to fatality that occurred at co’s lake mine site in June 2015​

* Detour Gold - ‍accepted responsibility for death of 1 employee from acute cyanide intoxication via skin absorption while working at detour lake mine site

* Detour Gold Corp - ‍was ordered to pay a fine of C$1.4 million plus a corresponding 30% surcharge related to the negligence

* Detour Gold Corp - ‍as result of pleading guilty to 1 count of criminal negligence causing death, occupational health and safety act charges withdrawn​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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