Incident at Mary River Mine

December 16, 2018

December 16, 2018 – Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation regrets to advise that a contractor employee has died in a single-vehicle accident at the Mary River Mine Site. The incident occurred at approximately 5:06 this morning. The RCMP and the WSCC have been contacted and will conduct investigations. Baffinland has commenced a detailed internal investigation. Next of kin have been notified.

About Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation

Jointly owned by Nunavut Iron Ore and ArcelorMittal, Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation operates a high-grade iron ore mine located on Baffin Island, Nunavut. Our mine produces the highest grade of direct shipping iron ore in the world. Baffinland is committed to operating the Mary River Mine in an environmentally and socially responsible manner that benefits all stakeholders. For further information about the Company please visit