Bullion miner AngloGold Ashanti has voluntary suspended operations at its Cerro Vanguardia mine, in Argentina, after Covid-19 circumstances have been detected among the many workforce.
The mine can be shut for ten days and operations would resume on November 20, the South Africa-headquartered firm stated on Tuesday.
The stoppage would have an 8 000 ozproduction affect.
“AngloGold Ashanti is absolutely supportive of efforts to gradual the unfold of Covid-19 and is dedicated to working with and supporting the Argentinian authorities, notably within the Santa Cruz province, to fight the virus,” the agency acknowledged.
None of its different operations have been presently affected by Covid-19.
AngloGold is anticipated to provide between 3.03-million ounces and three.10-million ounces this 12 months.