Coal mine accident in northern Bartin province

We, at Euromines are very sorry for the loss of life of 41 miners in a coal mine accident in Turkey’s northern Bartin province. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and colleagues affected by this tragedy.

The state-owned mine is not a member of Euromines. However, we are concerned by this accident in the town of Amasra town in the Black Sea province of Bartinis in Turkey. We will strive to identify and share the lessons to be learned from this accident, with our members and the industry at large.

Euromines members are committed to achieving the highest standards of health, safety, security and environmental performance. The continued technological leadership of Euromines members should prevent similar accidents in the future.

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