LONDON MINING WINS PLATTS INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP AWARD
London- (22 May 2014)- London Mining is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Platts Industry Leadership Award in the Raw Materials and Mining category for the development of its Marampa iron ore mine in Sierra Leone.
The judges for the category cited London Mining’s track record for turning risk into reward by executing its project in Sierra Leone with efficiency and innovation. They felt that London Mining operates with awareness of its responsibility to all stakeholders and has made a positive contribution to the growth of the mining sector in Sierra Leone.
The judges observed in London Mining the tenacity of an industry leader and saluted the Company for demonstrating a path to success under difficult circumstances.
Graeme Hossie, Chief Executive commented, “Winning this award and having our achievements recognised by our industry is a great honour to all the hard work and dedication by the London Mining team. We are very proud to have brought Marampa into production and of the positive impact this has had on Sierra Leone’s economic development. This award goes to all our employees and all our stakeholders who have worked tirelessly together to achieve our vision.”
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|Brunswick Group LLP Carole Cable / David Litterick
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About London Mining
London Mining is an expanding producer of high specification iron ore concentrate for the global steel industry and is focused on identifying, developing and operating sustainable mines. London Mining commenced production from its 100% owned Marampa Mine in Sierra Leone in 2011, producing 3.4Mwmt/a in 2013 and plans to expand the mine to a capacity of 6.5Mwmt/a. Marampa has sufficient resources to support a staged expansion to 20Mwmt/a. London Mining has also completed bankable feasibility studies outlining plans for a further 20Mwmt/a of iron ore production by developing mines in Greenland and Saudi Arabia. The Company listed on AIM in London on 6 November 2009. It trades under the symbols LOND.L (Reuters) and LOND LN (Bloomberg). More information about London Mining can be found at www.londonmining.com.
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