VANCOUVER, Dec. 20 /CNW/ - Roca Mines Inc. (TSX-V: ROK) ("Roca" or "the Company") announces that crews have
completed planned rehabilitation work at the MAX Molybdenum Mine. All
of the mine bulkheads and landings within the ventilation/manway raise
have been repaired and upgraded to ensure safety and improve efficiency
of the ventilation system.
Crews have also completed the installation of new underground
ventilation fans and associated equipment on the 950m level. The new
system will facilitate ventilation of the lowest planned workings of
the mine and meet the requirements for ventilation of all mobile diesel
The mine will return to a temporary shutdown through the holidays and
crews will monitor equipment and underground pumping requirements
during this period. The Company plans to conduct an inspection of the
recent rehabilitation work and review all aspects of the mine with BC's
Chief Mines Inspector and the mine's geotechnical consultants in
January 2011. Updates on production timing and other planned
activities for the MAX Molybdenum Mine will be provided in early 2011.
ROCA MINES INC.
Scott E. Broughton - President and CEO
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SOURCE ROCA MINES INC.
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