Confirmation of Copper Concentrate Production at Baita Plai

 Vast Resources plc / Ticker: VAST / Index: AIM / Sector: Mining

22 October 2020

Vast Resources plc
(“Vast” or the “Company”)

Confirmation of Copper Concentrate Production at Baita Plai

Vast Resources plc, the AIM-listed mining company, is pleased to confirm that following the announcement of 7 October 2020 the flotation plant is now fully operational and producing concentrate.

The Company also wishes to update the market that it is on track to surpass its initial copper sales delivery target included in the project production and associated operational cashflow forecasts announced on 7 September 2020 and expects to complete the initial production of copper concentrate by the end of October 2020, and  deliver between 350-400 tonnes of copper concentrate to Mercuria as soon as possible thereafter.

The Company looks forward to updating the market upon successful completion of this concentrate sale to Mercuria.


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Vast Resources plc
Andrew Prelea - CEO
Andrew Hall
+44 (0) 20 7846 0974
Beaumont Cornish - Financial & Nominated Adviser 
Roland Cornish 
James Biddle
+44 (0) 020 7628 3396
SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP – Joint Broker
Richard Morrison
Caroline Rowe
 +44 (0) 20 3470 0470

Axis Capital Markets Limited – Joint Broker
Richard Hutchison
 +44 (0) 20 3206 0320
St Brides Partners Limted
Susie Geliher
Charlotte Page 
+44 (0) 20 7236 1177

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 (“MAR”).


Vast Resources plc, is a United Kingdom AIM listed mining company with mines and projects in Romania and Zimbabwe.

In Romania, the Company is focused on the rapid advancement of high quality projects by recommencing production at previously producing mines.

The Company’s Romanian portfolio includes an 80% interest in the Baita Plai Polymetallic Mine. Baita Plai is located in the Apuseni Mountains, Transylvania, an area which hosts Romania’s largest polymetallic mines. Work is now currently underway towards first concentrate production as well as efforts in place to establish a maiden Resource under the JORC code.

The Company also owns the Manaila Polymetallic Mine in Romania, which was commissioned in 2015, currently on care and maintenance. The Company has been granted the Manaila Carlibaba Extended Exploitation License that will allow the Company to re-examine the exploitation of the mineral resources within the larger Manaila Carlibaba license area.

In Zimbabwe, the Company is focused on the commencement of the joint venture mining agreement on the Chiadzwa Community Concession Block of the Chiadzwa Diamond Fields in Zimbabwe.