A contractor working at Paulsens Gold Mine has died.
The work passed away after “becoming seriously unwell this morning,” according to a company statement by mine owner Northern Star Resources..
Northern Star has temporarily ceased operational activity on site as it assists relevant authorities with the investigation underway.
Northern Star directors, management and staff extended their sympathies and condolences to the man’s family and friends during this time.
No other workers were involved in the incident.
Northern Star declined to comment further on the matter when contacted by Australian Mining.