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Miner dead in work accident in Oltenia Energy Complex’ open pit

A miner has died on Monday at North Pesteana open pit within Oltenia Energy Complex, after being caught by the belt conveyer transporting coal.

The victim, a 49-year-old man, was hired as mechanic fitter, had almost 30 years seniority and had two children.

The accident took place on Monday morning around 6 a.m. An investigation to establish the circumstances of the accident are under way.

Other two employees were injured at Pinoasa open pit within the Oltenia Energy Complex on Saturday, during a blast at the lighting panel.

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