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Randgold Resources Limited: Opportunities for gold miners in Africa

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2014) - Randgold Resources Limited ( LSE : RRS ) ( NASDAQ : GOLD )

TSX: GOLD; LSE: RRS RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands Reg. No. 62686 LSE Trading Symbol: RRS Nasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLD OPPORTUNITIES OUTWEIGH CHALLENGES FOR GOLD MINERS IN AFRICA Toronto, 3 March 2014 - There are many challenges to mining in Africa but there are even more opportunities open to those with the vision to grasp them, Randgold Resources chief executive Mark Bristow said today. Randgold operates gold mines in Mali, Cote d'Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Speaking at the PDAC convention here, Bristow said the depletion of the traditional gold mining regions was forcing gold miners to turn to highly prospective emerging countries previously regarded as too risky. At the same time, the end of the Cold War had opened up gold fields in Africa and other emerging markets that had long been difficult or impossible to access. Click on, or paste the following link into your web browser, to view the associated PDF document. http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/4186B_1-2014-3-3.pdf This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END