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GOLD: Rubicon temporarily suspends milling at Phoenix mine

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2015-10-05

ONTARIO – Toronto’s Rubicon Minerals has temporarily suspended milling at the Phoenix gold project in the Red Lake camp. The order was made by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change due to elevated levels of ammonia.

The initial order received on Sep. 8, 2015, directed Rubicon to commission new interim and permanent ammonia treatment systems for the effluent held in its tailings management facility (TMF) and discharge a portion of treated effluent. It also ordered Rubicon to undertake other operational and reporting obligations, including construction upgrades to the TMF. The initial order was amended on Sept. 14, Sept. 18, and Sept. 30, 2015, to allow the company time to upgrade its facilities in order to discharge treated effluent. A deadline of Nov. 30, 2015, has been given by the ministry.

Trial stoping at the underground mine has not been interrupted.

Information about the Phoenix project is available at RubiconMinerals.com

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