Market Update -? Resumption of Operations

PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Dec 20, 2012) -

For immediate release 20 December 2012 Centamin plc ("Centamin" or "the Company") (LSE:CEY, TSX:CEE) Market Update - Resumption of Operations Centamin is pleased to confirm that, following the recently-announced export of gold and resumption of fuel supply, operations have now resumed at Sukari. For more information please contact: Centamin plc Buchanan Josef El-Raghy, Chairman Bobby Morse Andy Davidson, Head of Business Development and Cornelia Browne Investor Relations ( andy.davidson@centamin.co.uk ) Gabriella Clinkard +44 (0) 20 7569 1671 + 44 (0) 20 7466 5000 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END