TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. (T-SAS), ("SAS" or the "Company") advises that repair work to the Holt Mine shaft
has been completed and normal operations have resumed as of Saturday,
February, 25, 2012, at 7:00am EDT.
As announced on Tuesday, February, 21, 2012, a shaft incident at the
Holt Mine caused damage to the shaft structure. As a result, operations
were suspended in order to carry out the necessary repairs. The crews
completed the shaft repair work and production activities recommenced
on Saturday, February 25, 2012.
SAS (operating as "SAS Goldmines") is a gold mining and exploration
company with an extensive land package in the Timmins mining district,
northeastern Ontario which lies within the Abitibi greenstone belt, the
most important host of historical gold production in Canada. SAS is
focussed on developing its assets in the Timmins Camp with three
producing mines and aggressive exploration activities across 120km of
land straddling the Porcupine-Destor Fault Zone.
SOURCE St Andrew Goldfields Ltd.
For further information:
about St Andrew Goldfields Ltd., please contact:
Tel: 1-800-463-5139 or (416) 815-9855; Fax: (416) 815-9437; Website: www.sasgoldmines.com
Suzette N Ramcharan
Manager, Investor Relations
President & CEO
CFO, VP Finance & Administration