On November 5, at 1744 hours at the Smolinsk mine of the SE "VostGOK ", an accident occurred with the tunneller of the underground section of the OR (mixed work) Oleg Nikolayevich Golovanov, born in 1974, and the apprentice of the tunneller of the underground section of OR Baistryuchenko Nikolai Olegovich, 2000 year of birth.
According to the press service of VostGOK, as a result of an accident, Oleg Nikolayevich Golovanov received injuries incompatible with life. Nikolai Olegovich Baistryuchenko was sent to the Smolinsk Medical-Sanitary Unit of the Smolinsk Village Council for examination.
Now at the level of the Office of the State Labor Service in the Kirovograd region, a commission is being formed for a special investigation of the causes and circumstances of the accident.
Vostochny Ore Mining and Processing Plant is one of 28 uranium mining centers in the world, among which it is in the top ten, and is also the largest in Europe. This is the only enterprise in Ukraine that ensures the extraction of natural uranium and the production of its oxide concentrate.