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Katanga Announces Passing of Board Member Terry Robinson

ZUG, Switzerland , Aug. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Katanga Mining Limited (KAT.TO) announces that Terry Robinson , a member of its Board of Directors, passed away Friday, August 16 , 2019. 

"Terry was a valued member of the Board, colleague and friend, and we are deeply saddened by the news of his passing," said Hugh Stoyell , Chairman of the Board of Directors. "On behalf of Katanga and the entire team, we extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to Terry's family."

A member of Katanga's board of directors since January 2008 , Mr. Robinson also served as a non-executive director of Evraz plc, a metals and mining company (steel, vanadium, coal and iron ore), from April 2005 to May 2015 , as a senior non-executive director of Highland Gold Mining Ltd., a gold producing company, since July 2008 and as a non-executive director and chairman of the Board of Directors and member of audit committee of PJSC Raspadskaya, a coal producer in Russia , since May 2013

The Board of Directors of Katanga will consider its options regarding the replacement for Mr. Robinson and an announcement will be made in due course.

About Katanga Mining Limited

Katanga Mining Limited operates a major mine complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo producing refined copper and cobalt. The Company has the potential to become Africa's largest copper producer and the world's largest cobalt producer. Katanga is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol KAT.

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SOURCE Katanga Mining Limited


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