TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire -03/12/12)- Malbex Resources Inc. (TSX-V: MBG.V - News) is investigating an accident that resulted in the death of an employee of one of the Company's drill contractors at its Del Carmen project in San Juan, Argentina on Saturday. The Argentinean authorities were notified immediately and are also conducting an inquiry.
"All of us at Malbex extend our deepest condolences to the family of our fallen contractor," said Tim Warman, President and CEO. "The safety of our employees and contractors is our highest priority. We are working closely with the authorities to determine the causes of the accident."
Drilling by the Company's other contractor will resume today with one rig. It is expected that the other two rigs will be restarted later this week.
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