- Highland Gold Mining's total production at Mnogovershinnoye, Novoshirokinskoye and Belaya Gora rose to 65,243 oz of gold and gold equivalent in the first quarter - up 14.7% from 56,889 oz a year ago.

MNV and Novo improved on 2016 gold and gold equivalent production by 27.5% and 15.7%, respectively.

Ore mining at Belaya Gora amounted to 453,372 tonnes, 24% higher YoY, but lower grades at the mill resulted in a 13% drop in gold production.

At 9:21am: [LON:HGM] Highland Gold Mining Ltd share price was +3.75p at 149.5p

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