August 8, 2016 8:07 pm
Updated: August 9, 2016 7:25 am

Worker seriously injured at Agrium’s Vanscoy, Sask., potash mine

Agrium suspends operations at Vanscoy, Sask., potash mine after a worker was seriously injured.

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Operations at a potash mine in Saskatchewan have been suspended after a worker was seriously injured.

Todd Steen, general manager of Agrium‘s (TSX:AGU) mine in Vanscoy, said the worker was caught between two pieces of equipment while underground early Monday morning.

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Steen said the worker has very serious injuries.

He did not identify the worker or give the worker’s age, but said the man’s family is with him at a Saskatoon hospital.

Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety is on site and working with the potash company.


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