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Rock Creek sees fatalities; costs rise


Last updated 7/29/2007 at Noon

Two iron workers died during construction of NovaGold's Rock Creek mine near Nome July 19. Craig Bagley, 27, from Anchorage and Tyler Kahle, 19, from Wisconsin, both worked for Anchorage-based contractor Alaska Mechanical. They were attaching siding to the mill building and fell about 50 feet when the lift basket they were working in tipped over, according to troopers. An investigation of the i...

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