Toronto, Canada, June 27, 2016: Centerra Gold Inc. (TSX: CG) reports that its Kumtor operation, located in the Kyrgyz Republic, has received the necessary approvals of Kumtor’s 2016 annual mine plan.
Today, the Kyrgyz Republic State Agency for Environmental Protection and Forestry (“SAEPF”) issued its official environmental expertise (approval) on Kumtor’s 2016 mine plan. Together with the approvals earlier this year of the industrial safety and subsoil use, components of the 2016 annual mine plan, and the approvals of the maximum allowable emissions permit, the maximum allowable discharge permit, and the waste disposal permit, Kumtor now has all the necessary permits and approvals in place for continuous operations throughout the second half of 2016.
Centerra is a Canadian-based gold mining company focused on operating, developing, exploring and acquiring gold properties in Asia, North America and other markets worldwide. Centerra is the largest Western-based gold producer in Central Asia. Centerra’s shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol CG. The Company is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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