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June 20, 2022 Fatality

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Kimballton Plant #1, Giles, Virginia
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Lhoist Group
Mined Material: Lime
Incident Date/Time: June 20, 2022 - 3:40pm

Preliminary Report

A miner died when the excavator he was operating slid over an embankment and was engulfed by lime kiln dust. 

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 June 20, 2022, a 50 year-old miner died when the excavator he was operating underground slid over an elevated loading pad and was engulfed by lime dust.