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Accident kills four at La Encantada 

Four miners have died at First Majestic Silver's (CN:FR) La Encantada silver mine in Mexico due to gas intoxication, prompting a partial shutdown of the operation.

Cameron French in Toronto
 Encantada is expected to produce around 15% of First Majestic's total output this year

Encantada is expected to produce around 15% of First Majestic's total output this year

The Vancouver-based company said the accident occurred due to an accumulation of gas during construction of the 790 ramp and that, contrary to some reports, there was no explosion.   "It is believed...

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