The Environmental authority NTM- centralen in Northern Österbotten has approved the commissioning of a pipeline for excess water from the Laiva mine

Tue Oct 9, 2012 2:15am EDT

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PRESS RELEASE, 09 October 2012

Nordic Mines has according to plan completed a pipeline from the Laiva mine to the Baltic Sea and further to the discharge point assigned by the authorities. The previously granted temporary permission to discharge excess water into local streams has not been utilized.

The pipeline is installed and tested. The responsible authority NTM-centralen has on October 8th, 2012 verified that the quality of the excess water is within the limits stipulated by the environmental permit and has consequently approved the commissioning of the pipeline to the sea. At the same time, Nordic Mines initiates daily monitoring of the quality of the water being discharged into the sea. Nordic Mines also takes part, according to the environmental permit, in the surveillance of the quality of the sea water near the discharge point.


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Nordic Mines is a Nordic mining and exploration company whose goal is to be one of the leading gold producers in Europe and a role model in respecting the environment. The company started mining gold in the Laiva mine in Finland in summer 2011. These gold deposits are among the largest in the Nordic region. Exploration is in progress in Finland and Sweden. Nordic Mines has 118 employees and its head office is in Uppsala. The Nordic Mines share is traded on the Nasdaq OMX Mid Cap list in Stockholm.

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