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IAMGOLD announces temporary workforce reduction at Westwood Gold Mine

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IAMGOLD Corp. has announced that it is temporarily reducing the underground workforce at its Westwood mine in Canada. Westwood underground remains suspended following the seismic event reported earlier in November. The temporary reduction affects approximately 437 workers, or approximately 70% of the underground workforce.

As reported on 2 November 2020, the cause of the seismic event is under investigation while a business recovery plan for Westwood is assessed. The Westwood mill restarted on 4 November 2020, processing stockpile and Grand Duc opencast ore. An update will be provided in early 2021.

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