The Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) began an inspection due to the collapse in the Tuvan mine of LLC Lunsin, which happened at about 10:00 today, January 17. One employee of the enterprise was killed - a citizen of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
“According to preliminary information, there were 42 workers at the mine. Directly at the site where the collapse occurred, there were three workers, two of whom left on their own. The body of a missing worker with no signs of life was removed from the rubble by rescuers, ”the website of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation says.
At the moment, all mine workers have been evacuated to the surface. Six people from the mine rescue team and one piece of equipment worked at the site of the collapse.
The ore mine, where the emergency occurred, suspended work for the duration of the inspection by law enforcement agencies.
Lunsin LLC was created in November 2005 specifically for the development of the Kyzyl-Tashtygskoye field, and received a license a year later. In 2015, the company commissioned a mining and processing plant with a processing capacity of 1 million tons of polymetallic ore and production of about 220 thousand tons of copper, zinc and lead concentrates.
The founder of Longxing LLC is Zijin Longxing Heilongjiang Mining Company, a member of the Zijin Mining Group.