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Central Asia Metals (CAML)


Monday 14 September, 2020

Central Asia Metals

Announcement regarding Sasa's Tailings Storage

RNS Number : 9285Y
Central Asia Metals PLC
14 September 2020

14 September 2020



('CAML' or the 'Company')

Announcement regarding Sasa's Tailings Storage Facility 4 ('TSF4')

Central Asia Metals plc (AIM: CAML) today announces that at approximately 5.00am this morning there was a short-term leakage of tailings from Sasa's TSF4 into the local river. The leakage was stopped soon after and nobody has been harmed.

All relevant parties have been informed in North Macedonia and, in conjunction with the appropriate national authorities, an investigation is now underway to ascertain the volume of leaked material as well as the root cause.

The processing plant at Sasa is not currently operational and CAML will provide market updates as more information becomes available.

For further information contact:

Central Asia Metals

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7898 9001

Nigel Robinson, CEO


Gavin Ferrar, CFO


Louise Wrathall, Director of Corporate Relations

[email protected]



Peel Hunt (Nominated Advisor and Joint Broker)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7418 8900

Ross Allister


David McKeown




BMO Capital Markets (Joint Broker)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7236 1010

Thomas Rider


Neil Elliot




Blytheweigh (PR Advisors)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7138 3204

Tim Blythe


Megan Ray


Rachael Brooks


Note to editors:


Central Asia Metals, an AIM-listed UK company based in London, owns 100% of the Kounrad SX-EW copper project in central Kazakhstan and 100% of the Sasa zinc-lead mine in North Macedonia.

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