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The deaths of two contractors has the Steelworkers union demanding safer conditions

The Steelworkers union is again calling for safer mining conditions following the death of two contractors at the Lockerby Mine in Sudbury yesterday. Both men died when there was a fall of ground after a seismic event. Union spokesman Myles Sullivan says there are serious safety issues in Ontario’s mines. Sullivan adds the Steelworkers will keep pushing for a comprehensive mine safety review.

Meantime, In response to Tuesday’s mining deaths the minister of northern development says the province is committed to mine safety.  Michael Gravelle says a mine safety review that’s been underway will produce recommendations that make for safer mines.  The review includes input from industry, labour and health and safety officials.

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