Business as usual at Mali mines

2013-01-14 08:07 ET - News Release


JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 01/14/13

RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITEDIncorporated in Jersey, Channel IslandsReg. No. 62686LSE Trading Symbol: RRSNASDAQ Trading Symbol: GOLDBUSINESS AS USUAL AT RANDGOLD'S MALI MINESRandgold Resources said today itsLoulo-Gounkoto gold mining complex as well as its Morila joint venturewere operating normally following the declaration of a state ofemergency in Mali over the weekend as French forces joined the Malianarmy in quelling rebels in the north of the country.The Randgold operations are in safe areas some 700 kilometres distantfrom conflict zones and have not been affected by any of the issuesthat have afflicted Mali over the last ten months, including the recentattacks by rebels in the north of the country. Chief executive MarkBristow said the company was nevertheless monitoring the situationclosely and had put contingency plans in place to ensure that it couldcontinue to contribute to the economy of Mali, while protectingRandgold's people and property. Should the current military build-upimpact on logistics, both operations are well-stocked with fuel andother consumables.Click on, or paste the following link into your web browser, to viewthe associated PDF document.                    This information is provided by RNS          The company news service from the London Stock ExchangeEND


Chief Executive
Mark Bristow

Financial Director
Graham Shuttleworth

Investor & Media Relations
Kathy du Plessis
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