Mid West gold miner halts buying and selling after dying at Huge Bell mine

ASX-listed junior WA gold miner Westgold Assets entered a buying and selling halt on Tuesday after an individual died at its underground Huge Bell mine, 345 kilometres east of Kalbarri.

In a press release to the market simply after lunch, Westgold firm secretary Lisa Smith mentioned there had been an incident on the Huge Bell mine involving an worker in its underground haulage actions.

She mentioned a full investigation of the incident was below approach and the Division of Mines, Trade, Regulation and Security had been contacted.

The DMIRS spokesman confirmed an individual had died.

Operations on the Huge Bell mine have additionally been suspended pending the investigation.

Extra to return.