TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Guyana Goldfields Inc. (TSX:GUY) (the "Company" or "GGI") is pleased to announce that it will be added to the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index and Global Mining Index, effective after the close of trading on Friday, September 18, 2015. Standard and Poor's Canadian Index Operations announced this addition on September 11, 2015, following results of their quarterly review of the S&P/TSX Composite Index.
Scott A. Caldwell, President and CEO, commented: "We are very pleased with these new inclusions as it validates our progress that the Company has achieved and will provide greater exposure within the investment community."
The S&P/TSX Global Gold and Global Mining Indices are used as a leading benchmark of global gold portfolios and are a basis for innovative, index-linked investment vehicles.
About Guyana Goldfields Inc.
Guyana Goldfields Inc. is a Canadian based company, focused on the exploration and development of gold deposits in Guyana, South America. GGI is an emerging producer with the onset of its 100% owned Aurora Gold Mine which achieved first production in mid-2015. The Aurora Gold Mine has a total gold resource of 6.54 million ounces in the measured and indicated categories (62.83 million tonnes at 3.24 g/t Au) as well as an additional 1.82 million ounces in the inferred category (16.93 million tonnes at 3.34 g/t Au). For further details, please refer to the press release dated December 9, 2013 and the report entitled "NI 43-101 Technical Report, Updated Feasibility Study – Aurora Gold Project" dated January 29, 2013 available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
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For further information: Guyana Goldfields Inc., Scott A. Caldwell, President and Chief Executive Officer; Jacqueline Wagenaar, Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, Tel: (416) 628-5936 Ext. 2295, Fax: (416) 628-5935, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: www.guygold.com