Ariana Resources still mining strongly at Kiziltepe in Turkey

Gold miner Ariana Resources PLC (LON:AAU) continues to mine strongly from its Kiziltepe mine in Turkey with ore production at a record last quarter and gold output 14% ahead of guidance.

Work at the mine has continued uninterrupted through the coronavirus crisis, said Kerim Sener, managing director with transport restrictions in Turkey not yet affecting the mining sector.

Gold output was 5,129 ounces, with a lower feed grade accounting for the drop from 7,300oz in the comparable three months last year.

Sener said it has upped production to help compensate for this expected reduction in grades from the satellite pits with decent weather helping.

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