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Hochschild MiningPLC - Statement re Argentina mandatory quarantine
March 20, 2020 at 8:37 AM EDT
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Hochschild Mining PLC
20 March 2020








20 March 2020

Statement re Argentina mandatory quarantine



Hochschild Mining PLC ("Hochschild" or "the Company") today announces that due to the Argentinian government's imposition of a nationwide mandatory quarantine to contain the advancement of COVID-19, the Company has temporarily halted operations at its San Jose mine.  The quarantine came into effect from today and is set to last until 31 March.


As per the Peruvian operations, Hochschild will continue with a reduced workforce operating care and maintenance activities. This is in order to sustain the appropriate safety and environmental systems, as well as other critical activities, including ventilation, water pumping, maintenance of critical equipment and environmental measurements among others.






Hochschild Mining PLC

Charles Gordon                                                                          +44 (0)20 3709 3264

Head of Investor Relations


Hudson Sandler

Charlie Jack                                                                                +44 (0)207 796 4133

Public Relations



About Hochschild Mining PLC

Hochschild Mining PLC is a leading precious metals company listed on the London Stock Exchange (HOCM.L / HOC LN) with a primary focus on the exploration, mining, processing and sale of silver and gold. Hochschild has over fifty years' experience in the mining of precious metal epithermal vein deposits and currently operates three underground epithermal vein mines, two located in southern Peru and one in southern Argentina. Hochschild also has numerous long-term projects throughout the Americas.



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