BRIEF-Fresnillo says does not expect material financial impact of Saucito mine incident

miércoles 9 de diciembre de 2015 11:14 GYT

Dec 9 (Reuters) - Fresnillo Plc :

* Incident at the Saucito mine

* Notes statement published by PROFEPA ( Mexican Environmental Authority) in respect of an incident at Saucito mine on December 6 

* Incident occurred due to rupture of a pipeline while non-toxic solution was being pumped from beneficiation plant to tailings dam

* Immediately informed authorities, who have concluded in their initial review that situation is of limited scale, and as a result operations have not been and will not be suspended

* 85 pct of affected area has already been remediated and company expects to conclude all remediation activities by Friday.

* Fresnillo does not expect any material financial impact or loss of production as a consequence of incident

* Investigation into reasons behind this incident is underway Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136)