Panama: New Manager for Molejón Mine

As part of the restructuring process to reactivate the operation in the gold mine, Petaquilla Mineras has appointed Arenisca Properties S.A. to manage works at the mine.

Monday, February 23, 2015

The company Arenisca Properties S.A., responsible for reviving the mining operation, "... Is a shared partnership between Petaquilla Minerals and the investment fund Baseline Financial Group. " It is anticipated that in one month the program to run operations at the mine will be presented.

Petaquilla Minerals reported that "... In the next 30 days, Sandstone Properties will provide information on the agenda for the revival of the mining operation and attention to the existing employer-employee claims. " reports that "... Petaquilla Minerals got a loan for $25 million through a trust to settle the debt with the Social Security for unpaid social security fees to pay wages to nearly 600 workers. "

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Panamanian Mine Gets an Additional $11.6 Million

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Petaquilla Minerals, a Canadian company, has placed $11.62 million, and will invest them in its 100% owned Molejon Gold Project, located in Panama.

In a press release, the company explains that the funds will also be used for exploring the “Oro del Norte” concession, also located in Panama, and for working capital.

Panama: Green Light for Petaquilla Gold

January 2010

The Industry Ministry and the National Environment Authority authorized the commercial operation of the mining operation.

Roberto Henríquez, Commerce Ministry, remarked that after several negotiations, they managed to achieve more benefits for the Panamanian state.

"The company promised to pay 4% of its gross income to the State as royalties, once they start commercializing the precious metal.

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