George Ogilvie, President and CEO, Rambler Metals & Mining commented:
"Q3 2013 was Rambler's second quarter as a commercial producer and builds on the strong progress reached in Q2 2013. During the quarter the Company reached a significant milestone with the breakthrough of the independent 1807 ramp system which allows for better access to high grade copper zones which we expect will improve efficiencies at the Ming Mine. In addition, the purchase of the Krissy's Buckle gold/copper property demonstrates our commitment to growth within the Atlantic region.
Mill production was impacted by severe weather conditions in February and the freezing of the Course Ore Bin at Nugget Pond. However, we returned to normal production levels in late spring and we anticipate stronger production volumes in Q4. We are currently looking to develop a permanent solution for this issue in advance of next year's winter months.
Looking towards the rest of 2013, the Company is well poised to capitalize on the momentum achieved through the first two Commercial Production quarters of 2013."
Larry Pilgrim, P.Geo., is the Qualified Person responsible for the technical content of this release and has reviewed and approved it accordingly. Mr. Pilgrim is an independent consultant contracted by Rambler Metals and Mining plc.
Tonnes referenced are dry metric tonnes unless otherwise indicated.
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Caution Regarding Forward Looking Statements:
Certain information included in this press release, including information relating to future financial or operating performance and other statements that express the expectations of management or estimates of future performance constitute "forward-looking statements". Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding the financial strength of the Company, estimates regarding timing of future development and production and statements concerning possible expansion opportunities for the Company. Where the Company expresses or implies an expectation or belief as to future events or results, such expectation or belief is expressed in good faith and believed to have a reasonable basis. However, forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed, projected or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks include, but are not limited to, interpretation and implications of drilling and geophysical results; estimates regarding timing of future capital expenditures and costs towards profitable commercial operations. Other factors that could cause actual results, developments or events to differ materially from those anticipated include, among others, increases/decreases in production; volatility in metals prices and demand; currency fluctuations; cash operating margins; cash operating cost per pound sold; costs per ton of ore; variances in ore grade or recovery rates from those assumed in mining plans; reserves and/or resources; the ability to successfully integrate acquired assets; operational risks inherent in mining or development activities and legislative factors relating to prices, taxes, royalties, land use, title and permits, importing and exporting of minerals and environmental protection. Accordingly, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements and the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements contained herein are made as at the date hereof and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or revise any such forward-looking statements or any forward-looking statements contained in any other documents whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities law.
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