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B2Gold says to restart operations at Nicaragua mine

Wed 14th October, 2015 10:46pm
MEXICO CITY, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Canadian miner B2Gold said 
on Wednesday it would reopen its El Limon mine in Nicaragua, 
which had been closed for two weeks after worker protests 
culminated in a policeman being killed.     
    The company  BTO.TO  said in a statement it had called its 
employees to report for work on Wednesday afternoon. 
    The policeman died and 31 people were hurt after a clash on 
Oct. 6 between police and workers, who were demanding the 
reinstatement of three colleagues who had been fired. 
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL1N1262X5 
    At least four protesters were detained by police after the 
confrontation. 
    The day after the clash, B2Gold said that subject to a 
timely resolution to the dispute, it expects to meet its 2015 
forecast of 55,000-65,000 ounces of gold from El Limon, which 
represents approximately 11 percent of the company's 2015 gold 
production. 
 
 (Reporting by Ivan Castro; Additional reporting by Nicole 
Mordant in Vancouver; Editing by Alan Crosby) 
 ((Christine.Murray@thomsonreuters.com; +52-55-5282-7147; 
Reuters Messaging: 
christine.murray.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)) 
 
Keywords: NICARAGUA B2GOLD/
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