Georgian Mining Corporation – Minister Endorses Exploration Permit – One Step Remains

9 October 2018

Georgian Mining Corporation is pleased to announce that the award of the pending exploration permit has taken a major step forwards with the endorsement of the application by Mr. George Kobulia, the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development in Georgia.  The final step, the Government Resolution, has now been submitted by the Mining Agency.

Mike Struthers, Chief Executive Officer said:  

“Following my meeting with Mr. Kobulia on Friday 21st September, he has held further internal meetings and I’m very pleased to report that the Minister has now endorsed our application.  This allows the Mining Agency to finalise the Government Resolution, which was done and submitted on Monday 8th October.  This Resolution goes to other ministries such as Finance and Environment and takes only a few weeks to complete.

“It’s been a longer process than anticipated, for reasons I’ve explained previously.  I’m grateful to our employees for their diligence during this period and to our shareholders for their patience. Our team in Georgia are poised to re-start physical fieldwork, and I’m confident once the drilling starts we’ll be generating interesting results very soon.”

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Mike Struthers

Georgian Mining Corporation


Tel: 020 7907 9327

Ewan Leggat

S. P. Angel Corporate Finance LLP

Nomad & Broker

Tel: 020 3470 0470

Soltan Tagiev

S. P. Angel Corporate Finance LLP

Nomad & Broker

Tel: 020 3470 0470

Damon Heath

Shard Capital Partners LLP

Joint Broker

Tel: 020 7186 9950

Camilla Horsfall



Tel: 020 7138 3224

Julia Tilley



Tel: 020 7138 3553

Simon Woods                        



Tel: 020 7138 3204


About Georgian Mining Corporation

Georgian Mining Corporation has 50% ownership and operational control of the Bolnisi Copper and Gold Project in Georgia, situated on the prolific Tethyan Belt, a well-known geological region and host to many high-grade copper-gold deposits and producing mines.  The Bolnisi concession covers an area of over 860 sq km and has a 30-year mining licence with a variety of targets and projects ranging from greenfield exploration / target definition phase through intermediate target-testing phases to more advanced projects including Kvemo Bolnisi East which will advance to Feasibility Study in 2018.  These projects are proximal to existing mining operations owned by the Company’s joint venture partner, and their sister production company.  Georgia has an established mining code and is a jurisdiction open to foreign direct investment.

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