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LONDON, UK, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Further to the announcement made on 25
November 2013 Afferro Mining Inc. ("Afferro" or the "Company") and
International Mining & Infrastructure Corporation plc ("IMIC") have
agreed to amend the Arrangement Agreement.
The amendment provides for the extension of the outside date to 31
December 2013. All other commercial details of the Arrangement
Agreement remain unchanged. In addition to the approval of the
shareholders of IMIC, the Arrangement remains subject to, inter alia, the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions to closing.
A further announcement on the timetable of the principal events will be
made in due course.
Forward Looking Statements
This announcement includes certain forward-looking statements. All
statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein
are forward-looking statements that involve various known and unknown
risks and uncertainties as well as other factors. Such forward looking
statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that may
cause actual results or events to differ materially from current
expectations. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove
to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ
materially from those anticipated in such statements.
Information about the risks and uncertainties of the Company's business
is provided in its disclosure materials, including its Annual
Information Form for the 12 months ended 31 December 2012, available
under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that
could cause actions, events or results to differ materially from those
described in forward looking information, there may be other factors
that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated,
estimated or intended.
This news release contains forward-looking statements concerning the
expected completion date of the Arrangement. There can be no assurance
that the Arrangement will occur or that the anticipated strategic
benefits and operational, competitive and cost synergies will be
realized. The Arrangement remains conditional on approval by IMIC
shareholders and the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions to
closing, including receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, and
there can be no assurance that any such approvals will be obtained in a
timely manner or at all and/or any such conditions will be met.
The Arrangement could be modified, restructured or terminated. Readers
are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.
Other risks and uncertainties not presently known to Afferro or that
Afferro presently believes are not material could also cause actual
results or events to differ materially from those expressed in the
forward-looking statements contained herein.
There can be no assurance that forward looking information will prove to
be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ
materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly,
readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information.
The forward-looking information contained herein, speaks only as of the
date hereof (unless stated otherwise) and, except as may be required by
applicable law, Afferro disclaims any obligation to update or modify
such forward-looking statements, either as a result of new information,
future events or for any other reason.
Afferro is an established exploration and development company listed on
the TSX-V (AFF) and AIM (AFF). Afferro's portfolio includes the 100%
owned Nkout, Ntem and Akonolinga iron ore projects. It also holds a 70%
interest in the Ngoa project, an exploration target bordering Nkout.
All projects are subject to government rights. Nkout has an Indicated
Mineral Resource Estimate of 1.6Bt at 33.3% Fe and an Inferred Mineral
Resource Estimate of 0.9Bt at 30.8% Fe which are supported by the
technical report titled "Mineral Resource Estimate and Preliminary
Economic Assessment for the Nkout Iron Project, Community of Djoum,
Cameroon May 2013" with the effective date May 28, 2013. Ntem has an
Indicated Mineral Resource Estimate of 39.1Mt at 34.0% Fe and an
Inferred Mineral Resource Estimate of 76.4Mt at 34.2% Fe which are
supported by the technical report titled "Mineral Resource Estimate for
the Ntem (Fe08) Iron Ore Project, South Province, Cameroon May 2013,
with the effective date 3 May 2013.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE: Afferro Mining Inc.
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