Nachteile: Full year pre-tax profits at Highland Gold Mining slumped to $13.9m (£9.67m) from $45.5m. Revenue fell to $276.1m from $304.2m as the average realised price for gold and equivalents in 2015 fell to $1,062 per oz from $1,175 a year earlier.
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"The Board of Directors of Highland Gold Mining Limited has approved the payment of a second interim dividend for 2018 in the amount of £0.05 per share, to be distributed to shareholders on 25 January 2019. The ex-dividend date is 20 December 2018 and the record date is 21 December 2018."
Highland Gold produced a total of 71,961 oz of gold and gold equivalent in Q1 2019, an increase of 21% from 59,311 oz in Q1 2018.
Mnogovershinnoye (MNV) saw a 58% increase in production compared to Q1 2018, when its processing plant was operating at reduced capacity.
Production at Belaya Gora rose 31% year-on-year due to higher volumes and better recoveries.
Lower grades and recoveries at Novoshirokinskoye (Novo) resulted in a 28% decline in production versus Q1 2018, but was 3% higher than in the preceding quarter (Q4 2018).
The production total includes the Valunisty mine, acquired by the Company last December. Excluding Valunisty, Q1 2019 production rose 9% year-on-year.
The average realised gold price during the quarter was US$ 1,307 per ounce.
The Company affirms its forecast for total production of gold and gold equivalent in 2019 of 290,000-300,000
Highland Gold regrets to report that, during the quarter, two employees at Novo and one at Belaya Gora died while on assignment. The Company offers sincerest condolences to the families of the deceased and has conducted thorough investigations of these incidents