TORONTO, Feb. 11 /CNW/ - Tahera Diamond Corporation ("Tahera" or the
"Company") (TSX: TAH) announces today that it has received an extension to its
previously announced stayed period under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement
Act (CCAA). The court approved extension is now in place until June 30, 2008.
During this time the company will continue to pursue financing alternatives
and possible corporate transactions.
As previously announced, mining was suspended at the Jericho Mine on
February 6, 2008 to conserve cash and fuel inventory while restructuring
efforts are ongoing. Processing of ore will continue for approximately two
months or until stockpiles are depleted. The future operations at the Jericho
mine will continue to be assessed in the context of the overall corporate
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
Certain information regarding Tahera in this news release including
management's assessment of future plans and operations and the timing thereof,
may constitute forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws and
may necessarily involve risks including, without limitation, risks associated
with mineral exploration, development, exploitation, production, marketing and
transportation, loss of markets, volatility of commodity and diamond prices,
currency fluctuations, imprecision of reserve and resource estimates,
environmental risks, competition from other producers, inability to retain
services, delays resulting from or inability to obtain required regulatory
approvals, the ability to access sufficient capital and the uncertainty
involved in Court proceedings and the implementation of a Plan under the CCAA.
As a consequence, Tahera's actual results, performance or achievements could
differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these
forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurance can be given that
any events anticipated by the forward looking statements will transpire or
occur, or, if any of them do so, what benefits Tahera will derive therefrom.
Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.
Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are
made as of the date this news release and the Company does not undertake any
obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.
Tahera Diamond Corporation
R. Peter Gillin - Chairman and CEO
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