Endomines gold production Q3/2016

Endomines reports production results for the third quarter of 2016. Total gold production amounted to 83.0 kg, which was an improvement from the previous period and according to plan.
During the reporting period the overall head-grade as well as the gold recovery continued to improve. Milled ore tonnage was according to the plan based on the Selective Mining principles from the beginning of the year.

Key production data per quarter Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
2015 2015 2015 2015 2016 2016 2016
Milled ore (tonnes) 76 089 85 738 90 143 83 926 35 317 37 303 36 104
Head grade (Au gram/tonne) 2,1 1,8 2,0 1,7 2,1 2,4 2,7
Gold recovery (%) 83,8 84,1 82,7 81,4 80,2 82,8 85,3
Hourly utilization (%) 82,8 91,5 93,3 80,2 35,3 37,7 34,0
Gold production (kg) 131,3 126,6 153,1 118,5 58,5 73,7 83,0
Gold production (oz) 4 221 4 069 4 922 3 810 1 881 2 370 2 669
LTIFR (roll 12 months) 25 10 9 4 5 6 6
Note! Decimals are indicated by a comma and thousands are separated by a space  

Production figures for the last quarter are based on company own assaying and not confirmed by any external laboratory. Figures are individually rounded off.
LTIFR = The Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate is based on reported lost time injuries on a rolling 12-month bases resulting in one day/shift or more off work per 1,000,000 hours worked. LTIFR has been calculated for the whole company including contractors

Key production figures Y-T-D January-September
2016 2015 +/-
Milled ore (tonnes) 108 724 251 970 -143 246
Head grade (Au gram/tonne) 2,4 2,0 0,4
Gold recovery (%) 82,8 83,5 -0,7
Hourly utilization (%) 35,7 89,2 -53,5
Gold production (kg) 215,2 411,0 -195,8
Gold production (oz) 6 920 13 212 -6 292
Note! Decimals are indicated by a comma and thousands are separated by a space

Outlook for 2016
Year-to-date gold production was 215.2 kg. During 2016 the Company expects to produce between 300 and 350 kg gold.

An English summary of the full interim report will be published on November 17, 2016.

Markus Ekberg, CEO of Endomines AB, phone +358-40-706 48 50
E-mail: markus.ekberg(at)endomines.com

Börje Lindén, CFO of Endomines AB, phone +46 709 728 170

This information is information that Endomines AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Market Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 10:30 CET on OCTOBER 6, 2016.
About Endomines

Endomines is a gold concentrate producer with mining, development and exploration operations in Eastern Finland along the 40 kilometer long Karelian Gold Line. Through various regulatory approvals, Endomines controls the exploration rights to this entire area. Endomines vision is to participate in the future structural transformation and consolidation of the Nordic mining industry. The Company may therefore be involved in acquisitions of interesting deposits or companies, should such opportunities arise.

The shares trade on Nasdaq Stockholm (ENDO) and Nasdaq Helsinki (ENDOM).

This news release may contain forward-looking statements, which address future events and conditions, which are subject to various risks and uncertainties. The Company's actual results, programs and financial position could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements as a result of numerous factors, some of which may be beyond the Company's control. These factors include: the availability of funds; the timing and content of work programs; results of exploration activities and development of mineral properties, the interpretation of drilling results and other geological data, the uncertainties of resource and reserve estimations, receipt and security of mineral property titles; project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, fluctuations in metal prices; currency fluctuations; and general market and industry conditions. Forward-looking statements are based on the expectations and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made. The assumptions used in the preparation of such statements, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking


About Us

Endomines consists of the parent company, Endomines AB, with two wholly owned subsidiaries: Endomines Oy and Kalvinit Oy. The operations of Endomines Oy include exploration and development of gold deposits and planned gold mining. Kalvinit Oy is focused on the development of the industrial mineral ilmenite deposits. The Company’s present mineral deposits are all located in Finland. The Company acquired all shares outstanding in the two subsidiaries, Endomines Oy and Kalvinit Oy, through a non-cash issue. These subsidiaries were founded in the mid-1990s and have been financed by private individuals and Finnish institutions since inception.



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