05 April 2012 17:11 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--One worker died and three others were injured in an accident late on Wednesday (4 April) at a K+S potash mine near ?xml:namespace>
The accident, at K+S’ Sigmundhall mine at Wunstorf, occurred at around 23:20 local time when the workers were exposed to a release of hydrogen sulphide during drilling works, an official for a mining authority in the state of Lower Saxony said.
Wolfgang Lampe, spokesman for the Landesamt fur Bergbau, said hydrogen sulphide releases were unheard of in northern
“We have never had such an event here, and as such were not prepared,” Lampe said.
Media officials at K+S’ headquarters in
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