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July 21, 2022 Fatality

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Giant Cement Company, Dorchester, South Carolina
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Cementos Portland Valderrivas S A
Mined Material: Cement
Incident Date/Time: July 21, 2022 - 10:00am

Preliminary Report

A miner died after he became entangled in an auger conveyor. 

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.

Fatality Alert

MINE FATALITY – On July 21, 2022, a miner received fatal injuries when his right arm became entangled in an auger (screw) conveyor.