Centamin plc
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Centamin plc

March 06, 2012 06:30 ET

Centamin plc Sukari Gold Mine Halted by Illegal Labour Unrest

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 6, 2012) - Centamin plc ("Centamin" or "the Company") (LSE:CEY)(TSX:CEE) announces that it has temporarily halted operations at its Sukari Gold Mine in Egypt due to illegal labour unrest.

The illegal unrest and work stoppage commenced as a result of a breakdown in on-going discussions involving general salary increases and other benefits with some members of the Sukari workforce. The Company is continuing discussions and has the full support of the Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority and the Ministry of Petroleum.

The Company will provide further updates in due course.

Contact Information

  • Centamin plc
    Josef El-Raghy
    Chairman
    +44 (0) 20 7569 1670

    Centamin plc
    Katharine Sutton
    Head of Investor Relations
    +44 (0) 20 7569 1670
    katharine.sutton@centamin.com

    Buchanan
    Bobby Morse
    Gabriella Clinkard
    +44 (0) 20 7466 5000