July 24, 2020 Fatality

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Cisco Mine, Murray, Georgia
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Carmeuse Holding SA
Mined Material: Crushed Broken Limestone NEC
Incident Date/Time: July 27, 2020 - 8:22am

Public Notice

This posting serves to provide a public notice to employees of the mine, employees of the mining company(s), employees of independent contractors with any connection to the mine, persons with any connection to the mine, and any person with information regarding the cause or contributing factors of this accident. Please provide any information to: 
Scottie Sizemore, Lead Investigator:  
Phone: 205-290-7294

Preliminary Report

Two miners were loading explosives using an aerial lift's basket when the basket jolted upward into the mine roof causing the death of one of the miners.

The information provided in this notice is based on preliminary data ONLY and does not represent final determination regarding the nature of the incident or conclusions regarding the cause of the accident.