SEMAFO Reports Contractor Fatalities at Mana

2019-02-22


Montreal, Quebec, February 22, 2019 /CNW/ – 5:00 EST – SEMAFO Inc. (TSX, OMX: SMF) regrets to announce that two employees of a local contractor were fatally injured at the Mana Mine in Burkina Faso. The accident occurred when the driver of the light vehicle in which they were travelling, lost control of the truck on a haul road to the mine. No other vehicles were involved in the unfortunate incident.

The Corporation has filed a report with the relevant authorities, and the contractor is investigating the cause of the accident.

Directors and management would like to extend their deep condolences to the families and colleagues of the deceased.

SEMAFO 0222 (https://mb.cision.com/Public/17699/2747961/adc925380959fe43.pdf)
For more information contact:

SEMAFO
John Jentz
Vice-President, Corporate Development & Investor Relations
Email: John.Jentz@semafo.com

Ruth Hanna                                                                         
Analyst, Investor Relations                                 
Email: Ruth.Hanna@semafo.com                                          

Tel. local & overseas: +1 (514) 744 4408
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Website: www.semafo.com
About SEMAFO
SEMAFO is a Canadian-based intermediate gold producer with over twenty years’ experience building and operating mines in West Africa. The Corporation operates two mines, the Boungou and Mana Mines in Burkina Faso. SEMAFO is committed to building value through responsible mining of its quality assets and leveraging its development pipeline.


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