MONTREAL, Nov. 9, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - Aya Gold & Silver Inc. (TSX: AYA)
("Aya" or the "Corporation") sadly reports that a fatal accident
occurred at the Zgounder Mine. The accident occurred when an
employee of a contractor was working underground. No other
personnel were injured in the incident.
"On behalf of Aya Gold &
Silver, we extend our deepest sympathies to the family who has lost
their loved one in this tragic event. Safety for everyone at our
sites is part of our core values. We are collaborating closely with
our contractor and with Moroccan authorities to determine the cause
of the accident," said Benoit La
Salle, President & CEO, Aya
Gold & Silver.
Mining activities at Zgounder have been suspended pending the
conclusion of the investigation and will resume within the next 24
About Aya Gold & Silver
Aya Gold & Silver Inc. is a
rapidly growing, Canada-based
silver producer with operations in the Kingdom of Morocco.
The only TSX-listed pure silver mining company, Aya operates the
high-grade Zgounder Silver Mine and is exploring its properties
along the prospective South-Atlas Fault, several of which have
hosted past-producing mines and historical resources. Aya's
Moroccan mining assets are complemented by its Tijirit Gold Project
in Mauritania, which is being
advanced to feasibility.
Aya's management team is focused on maximising shareholder value
by anchoring sustainability at the heart of its operations,
governance, and financial growth plans.
For additional information, please visit Aya's website at
SOURCE Aya Gold & Silver