TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2016) – Torex Gold Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “Torex”) (TSX:TXG) regretfully announces that an accident occurred at its Guajes pit on the afternoon of October 28th in which Mr. Jose Manuel Martinez Martinez, an employee of Equipos y Maquinarias del Sureste S.A de C.V, was seriously injured by falling rock. The mine’s emergency response team transported Mr. Martinez to the hospital in Iguala where, despite the best efforts by the hospital medical staff, he passed away during surgery.
Fred Stanford, President & CEO of Torex stated: “Our thoughts, prayers, and support, are with Jose Manuel’s family through the difficult days ahead. Support for employees has also been provided. All mining activities were suspended during the internal investigations, and the area of the rock slide remains secured until corrective actions can be designed and completed.”