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TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - IAMGOLD Corporation ("the Company") reported that its Essakane mine in Burkina Faso continues to operate without interruption despite civil unrest in the capital of Ouagadougou, located approximately 320 kilometres from the mine. While protesters have disrupted the capital and two other towns, all IAMGOLD employees are safe and accounted for, and our operations continue in Burkina Faso uninterrupted. The mine generates its own power on site.
IAMGOLD continues to monitor the situation closely.
IAMGOLD (www.iamgold.com) is a mid-tier mining company with five operating gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents and one of the world's top three niobium mines. A solid base of strategic assets in Canada, South America and Africa is complemented by development and exploration projects and continued assessment of accretive acquisition opportunities. IAMGOLD is in a strong financial position with extensive management and operational expertise.
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SOURCE: IAMGOLD Corporation
For further information: Bob Tait, VP Investor Relations, IAMGOLD Corporation, Tel: (416) 360-4743, Mobile: (647) 403-5520; Laura Young, Director Investor Relations, IAMGOLD Corporation, Tel: (416) 933-4952, Mobile: (416) 670-3815; Penelope Talbot-Kelly, Analyst Investor Relations, IAMGOLD Corporation,Tel: (416) 933-4738, Mobile: (647) 280-0519; Toll-free: 1-888-464-9999 [email protected]