DENVER, June 27,
2022 /PRNewswire/ - SSR Mining Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRM)
(TSX: SSRM) (ASX: SSR) ("SSR Mining" or the "Company") is aware of
local Turkish media reports and a social media post from the
Ministry of Environment indicating a potential temporary halt of
operations at the Çöpler mine. The Company is seeking a formal
response from the Ministry of Environment regarding the
On June 21st, SSR Mining
experienced a minor leak estimated at eight kilograms of cyanide
within the diluted solution from a pipeline that pumps solution to
the heap leach pad. This leak was within the mine operating area
and was cleaned up immediately without any environmental impact or
discharge from site. SSR Mining immediately notified the relevant
authorities of the event.
The Company will await formal communication from the relevant
authorities prior to pursuing any particular course of action
regarding the operation of the mine. The Company will keep the
market informed on a timely basis of any material developments.
About SSR Mining
SSR Mining Inc. is a leading, free cash flow focused gold
company with four producing assets located in the USA, Turkey,
Canada, and Argentina, combined with a global pipeline of
high-quality development and exploration assets. In 2021, the four
operating assets produced approximately 794,000 gold-equivalent
ounces. SSR Mining is listed under the ticker symbol SSRM on the
NASDAQ and the TSX, and SSR on the ASX.
SSR Mining Contacts:
F. Edward Farid, Executive Vice
President, Chief Corporate Development Officer
Alex Hunchak, Director, Corporate
Development and Investor Relations
SSR Mining Inc.
Phone: +1 (416) 306-5789
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