November 26, 2015 / 3:20 PM / in 2 years

Goldcorp suspends Musselwhite mine in Canada after death

TORONTO (Reuters) - Goldcorp Inc, the world’s most valuable gold miner, said on Thursday operations at its Musselwhite mine in northern Ontario were suspended after a scoop operator working underground was killed.

An unexpected fall of rock accident occurred early on Wednesday morning, the Vancouver-based company said, completely covering the scoop with material and leading to a fatal injury.

Operations will remain suspended until authorities complete their investigation, Goldcorp said.

Reporting by Susan Taylor; Editing by Sandra Maler

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