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Ormonde Mining PLC - Fairport Engineering Appointment

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Ormonde Mining PLC
03 March 2014

03 March 2014



Ormonde Mining plc

("Ormonde" or "the Company")


Fairport Engineering Awarded Design Contract for Barruecopardo


The Board of Ormonde is pleased to advise that it has awarded the Engineering Design Contract for its Barruecopardo Tungsten Project in western Spain to UK-based Fairport Engineering Limited ("Fairport").  Fairport will carry out the design work required to enable the placement of the key equipment orders before the finalisation of the detailed engineering required for Project construction



Kerr Anderson, Ormonde's Managing Director, commented:


"We have selected Fairport to provide the Engineering Design for our Barruecopardo Tungsten Project following agreement of commercial terms and based upon their considerable relevant experience, and look forward to their involvement as we take another key step in advancing the Project.  As we progress with permitting and funding, the time is right for key technical works to be moved forward so as to facilitate development."



Fairport Engineering Limited

Fairport, founded in 1982, is an experienced UK-based engineering firm involved in the aggregates, cement, industrial minerals, biomass, metals and minerals processing industries from engineering design to turnkey project delivery.  Fairport has extensive design and development experience involving the comminution and classification of granular materials and the gravity separation and concentration of minerals.  Fairport has wide ranging experience within the UK and continental Europe including participation in the design, installation and commissioning of a minerals processing facility in Spain using local, experienced construction companies. 


Fairport's in-house engineering and management capabilities include:

·      Process & Mechanical

·      Civil & Structural Design

·      Electrical & Process Control

·      Construction & Commissioning

·      Management, Procurement, Planning & Cost Control



Enquiries to:


Ormonde Mining plc

Kerr Anderson, Managing Director  Tel: +353 (0)1 8253570


Bankside Consultants

Simon Rothschild  Tel: +44 (0)20 7367 8888   Mob: +44 (0)7703 167065


Murray Consultants

Ed Micheau  Tel: +353 (0)1 4980300  Mob: +353 (0)86 803 7155


Davy (Nomad / ESM Adviser)

Eugenée Mulhern / Roland French  Tel: +353 (0)1 6796363




A glossary explaining technical terms contained in this announcement can be found at www.ormondemining.com/en/investors/technical_glossary.


For more information please visit www.ormondemining.com or follow Ormonde on Twitter https://twitter.com/ormondemining or Linkedin http://www.linkedin.com/company/ormonde-mining-plc






About Ormonde

Ormonde Mining Plc is admitted to trading on the AIM market in London and the ESM market in Dublin. Ormonde is a mineral development and exploration company focused on Spain (Ticker: ORM).


Ormonde's key activities include:


Barruecopardo Tungsten- Ormonde is developing a low cost mining operation at Barruecopardo to become a major, secure European supply of tungsten.


Gold Exploration in several highly prospective areas of western Spain which includes its joint venture agreement with Aurum Mining plc (AIM: AUR), where Ormonde currently has a 40% interest in the Pino de Oro project in the Zamora Province and a 46% interest in the Peralonso and Cabeza projects in Salamanca Province of western Spain.  Ormonde is Manager of the Joint Venture.


La Zarza Copper - polymetallic massive sulphide deposit in the prolific Iberian Pyrite Belt of southern Spain.


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