Bucim press release

Official statement of DPTU “Bucim” DOO Radovish regarding a fatal accident

On 13 October 2021 at 11:43 AM, a fatal accident occurred in the flotation unit of the Bucim DOO Radovish copper mine, during which two people died.

The victims are subcontractors from the Mountaineering Club Plocha in Radovish who were brought on site to clean the silos. First aid was immediately performed by Bucim’s medical staff at the scene of the accident, and the victims were transferred to the Health Center in Radovish and PHI Clinical – Hospital Stip, where the two deaths were confirmed.

Bucim management immediately notified all relevant authorities who swiftly arrived at the scene of the accident. The emergency services and responsible government agencies are currently performing a thorough investigation. Bucim is cooperating fully in this process. A commission has been formed to assess the cause of the accident. The results of the investigation will be announced as soon as its findings are available.

“Bucim” DOO Radovish expresses its deepest condolences to the families of the deceased.

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