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Griffin Mining Ld (GFM)

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Wednesday 05 February, 2020

Griffin Mining Ld

Operational Update

RNS Number : 9667B
Griffin Mining Ld
05 February 2020
 

 

 

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Telephone: + 44 (0)20 7629 7772  Facsimile:  + 44 (0)20 7629 7773

E mail: [email protected]

 

Operational Update Re: Coronavirus

 

5th February 2020

 

Further to the announcement made by Griffin Mining Limited ("Griffin" or the "Company") on 29th January 2020 concerning operations at the Caijiaying Mine, Chinese Government decrees have now restricted all non-essential businesses activities until 9th February 2020 as efforts are made to contain the Coronavirus outbreak in China.

 

As advised in the previous announcement, pursuant to past normal operational practices, mining operations were suspended at the Caijiaying Mine during the lunar Chinese New Year festivities with effect from 22nd January 2020, whilst milling operations continued until the 30th January 2020.

 

Underground workings at Caijiaying are being maintained on a care and maintenance basis with essential services, including pumping and ventilation, ongoing.  As planned, the opportunity has been taken to undertake maintenance work at the mill, which has now been completed and the mill placed in care and maintenance.  Whilst all essential and senior Chinese staff remain at Caijiaying, all non-essential local staff have been sent home and placed on standby with the expectation of operations recommencing on 9th February 2020 as mandated by the Chinese authorities.

 

 

Further information

 

Griffin Mining Limited:

 

Mladen Ninkov                    (Chairman)

Roger Goodwin                    (Finance Director & Company Secretary)                              Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7772

 

Numis Securities Limited:

 

John Prior                                                                                                                              Telephone: +44 (0)20 7260 1000

Alamgir Ahmed                                  

 

Griffin Mining Limited's shares are quoted on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange (symbol GFM).

The Company's news releases are available on the Company's web site: www.griffinmining.com


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