TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - New Dawn Mining Corp. (TSX: ND) ("New Dawn" or the "Company"), announced an illegal and unprotected work stoppage at its Dalny Mine in Zimbabwe.
The Company is currently dealing with this work stoppage in accordance with Zimbabwe labour legislation, as well as its own internal policies. The work stoppage has caused gold production at Dalny Mine to halt. As previously disclosed and discussed in New Dawn's most recent annual MD&A, the impact of the power issues at Dalny Mine have now been compounded by the effects of this work stoppage, exacerbating issues with respect to the Company's working capital and operating positions. As the situation clarifies, the Company intends to adjust its business strategies, as appropriate, to recognise the changing operating and financial parameters.
Management is working to resolve this illegal strike in an orderly and efficient manner, and will report updates to shareholders as events occur.
New Dawn currently has five producing gold mines in Zimbabwe. No work stoppage has occurred at the Company's other four mines.
About New Dawn:
New Dawn is a junior gold company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange that is focused on expanding its gold mining operations in Zimbabwe. New Dawn owns 100% of the Turk and Angelus Mine, the Old Nic Mine and the Camperdown Mine. In addition, New Dawn, through its Falgold subsidiary, currently owns approximately 85% of the Dalny Mine, the Golden Quarry Mine and the Venice Mine (currently not in operation), and a portfolio of prospective exploration acreage in Zimbabwe. These six mines, five of which are currently operational, are operated as three gold camps.
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Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Certain statements included or incorporated by reference in this news release, including information as to the future financial or operating performance of the Company, its subsidiaries and its projects, constitute forward-looking statements. The words "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "contemplate," "target," "plan," "intends," "continue," "budget," "estimate," "may," "schedule" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements regarding targets, estimates and assumptions in respect of gold production and prices, operating costs, results and capital expenditures, mineral reserves and mineral resources and anticipated grades and recovery rates. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by the Company, are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties and contingencies. Many factors could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements made by, or on behalf of, the Company. Such factors include, among others, risks relating to reserve and resource estimates, gold prices, exploration, development and operating risks, political and foreign risk, uninsurable risks, competition, limited mining operations, production risks, environmental regulation and liability, government regulation, currency fluctuations, recent losses and write-downs and dependence on key employees. See "Risk Factors" in the Company's Management's Discussion and Analysis - 2012. Due to risks and uncertainties, including the risks and uncertainties identified above, actual events may differ materially from current expectations. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and, accordingly, investors are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein. Forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise.
SOURCE: New Dawn Mining Corp.
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