February 27, 2018 / 11:05 AM / 7 months ago

BRIEF-Zijin Mining Comments On Impact Of Earthquake On Porgera Gold Mine

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd:

* PORGERA GOLD MINE APPEARS UNAFFECTED BY EARTHQUAKE, BUT MINE’S PRIMARY POWER GENERATING FACILITY IN HIDES HAS SUSTAINED DAMAGE

* PORGERA GOLD MINE IS OPERATING ON BACK-UP POWER AND SOME PRODUCTION ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED TO CONSERVE POWER.

* NO EMPLOYEES OF PORGERA GOLD MINE WERE INJURED DURING EARTHQUAKE OR DURING SUBSEQUENT AFTERSHOCKS. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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