VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/19/13 -- Eastern Platinum Limited (TSX: ELR)(AIM: ELR)(JSE: EPS) reports that following the resumption of operations at the Zandfontein Section of the Crocodile River Mine on February 13, 2013, further Section 54 notices have been issued by the Department of Mineral Resources ("DMR").
Drilling operations are continuing. However, blasting and cleaning operations are on hold until such time as certain remedial measures currently being taken have been reviewed by the DMR. A further update will be provided when full operations resume again at Zandfontein.
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Eastern Platinum Limited
Andrew Chubb or Ross Allister
Canaccord Genuity Limited, London
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