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Mangazeya Mining Announces Filing of 2019 Year-End Financial Statements, MD&A and Financial Results for 2019

Publish date: 12.05.2020

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TORONTO, ONTARIO, May 12, 2020 – Mangazeya Mining Ltd. (“Mangazeya” or the “Company”) (NEX: MGZ.H) announced the filing of its annual audited financial statements (“Financial Statements”), management’s discussion and analysis (“MD&A”) for the Company’s financial year ended December 31, 2019 as required by National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations.
All figures are quoted in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated.

FOURTH QUARTER AND TWELVE MONTHS 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

4Q 2019 4Q 2018 Change % 12m2019 12m2018 Change %
Operational highlights
Gold production, ounces 17,635 8,523 9,112 107% 44,363 27,672 16,691 60%
Refining gold, ounces 18,048 8,523 9,525 112% 44,363 27,672 16,691 60%
Gold sales, ounces 19,126 10,233 8,893 87% 41,513 22,245 19,268 87%
Ore mined, tones 460,606 171,863 288,743 168% 1,492,421 1,172,458 319,963 27%
Stripping ratio, m3/t 1.21 7.20 (5.99) (83%) 1.51 4.81 (3.30) (69%)
Ore stacked, tones 220,842 57,743 163,099 282% 1,025,605 869,582 156,023 18%
Ore grade in ore stacked, g/t 2.21 1.36 0.85 63% 1.87 1.37 0.50 36%
Financial highlights
Revenue 37,143 16,996 20,147 119% 79,925 37,211 42,714 115%
Adjusted EBITDA 14,654 (5,645) 20,299 (360%) 26,424 (9,045) 35,469 (392%)
Total cash cost per ounce Savkino (TCC), CAD $1,382 $1,119 $263 24% $1,453 1,314 139 11%
Total cash cost per ounce Kochkovskoye (TCC), CAD $1,010 $1,749 ($739) (42%) $924 1,570 (645) (41%)
Average gold price, CAD 1,942 1,609 333 21% 1,925 1,528 397 26%
Cash balance 23,108 2,291 20,817 909% 23,108 2,291 20,817 909%
Cash flow (used in)/ received from operating activities before changes in working capital 88,792 (6,754) 95,546 (1,415%) 22,606 (12,459) 35,065 (281%)
Cash flow (used in)/ provided by financing activities (40,777) 20,187 (60,964) (302%) 91,379 60,410 30,969 51%
Cash flow (used in)/ provided by investing activities (42,246) (18,425) (23,821) 129% (83,069) (32,372) (50,697) 157%

Highlights for 2019 include:

  • Gold production increased from 27.67k ounces in 12m 2018 to 44.36k ounces in 12m 2019 due to the start of active mining works at Kochkovskoye deposit. In
    Q4 2019, 17.64k ounces were produced, in Q4 2018 – 8.52k ounces.
    Savkinskoe deposit
    In 12m 2019, total ore mined and gold produced reduced by 72.3% and 24% YoY, respectively, due to the scheduled suspension of mining at Khlebny pit in Q2 2019, and completion of deposit final development.
    In Q4 2019, the volume of ore mined decreased by 59.2%, and gold production volume increased by 18.5% YoY.
    Kochkovskoe deposit
    The Company managed to increase gold produced from 8k ounces in 12m 2018 to 29.41k ounces in 12m 2019 as, in 2019, the volume of ore mined was higher and the gold grade in ore stacked was by 8.2% higher YoY (2.12 g/t in 2019 and 1.96 g/t in 2018). Low performance in 2018 was caused by the startup and commissioning works, and heavy precipitation in summer. In 2019, processing flow improvement was performed.
    In Q4 2019, 11.35k ounces of gold were produced, in Q4 2018 – 3.21k ounces.
  • For 12m 2019, revenue increased by 115% compared to 12m 2018, the company sold 41,513 ounces of gold and 10,649 ounces of silver (2018: 22,245 ounces of gold and 18,204 ounces of silver). In the Q4 of 2019 revenue was 119% higher than in the comparative quarter of 2018, the Company sold 19,126 ounces of gold (Q4 of 2018: 10,233 ounces of gold).
  • Savkinskoe deposit
    TCC increased by 11% to $1,453 per ounce for 12m 2019 compared to TCC for 12m 2018 ($1,314 per ounce) as a result of a decrease in gold production and in gold sales. TCC increased by 24% in the Q4 of 2019 compared to the Q4 of 2018.
    Kochkovskoe deposit
    TCC decreased by 41% to $924 per ounce for 12m 2019 compared to TCC for 12m 2018 ($1,570 per ounce) as a result of increased volumes of gold production and gold sales at Kochkovskoye deposit. TCC decreased by 42% in the Q4 of 2019 compared to the Q4 of 2018 year.
  • The gross profit margin increased from 21% for 12m 2018 to 45% for 12m 2019.
  • Administrative expenses during 12m 2019 increased by 15% in comparison with 12m 2018. The Group continues active construction and exploration works in Nasedkino and Zolinsko-Arkiinskaya areas. Administrative expenses are connected to the Management Services Agreement with Mangazeya Zoloto LLC.
  • Other operating expenses in 2018 year of $4,598k have changed to other operating income of $3,345k in 2019 year. Other operating expenses do not include any production related items. The increase is mostly due to provision of Century Mining write off (please refer to Note 14 in Financial statements).
  • As a result the Company has positive adjusted EBITDA for 12m 2019 of $26,424k comparing to negative adjusted EBITDA for 12m 2018 ($9,045k).
  • The finance expenses for 12m 2019 increased by 767% ($19.1 million in 2019 and $2.2 million in 2018) as result of growth in the debt load and expenses on financial instruments.
  • The Company has net income for 2019 year of $7.4 million against net loss of $18.5 million in 2018 year.

Cash flow and capital resources:

  • For 2019, cash provided in operating activity before changes in working capital was $22.6 million in comparison with $12.5 million cash used in 2018. Cash used in investing activities in 2019 was $83.1 million as compared to $32.4 million in 2018. Cash provided by financing activities in 2019 was $91.4 million compared to cash provided by financing activities of $60.4 million in 2018;
  • For Q4 2019, cash provided in operating activity before changes in working capital was $88.8 million in comparison with cash used in Q4 2018 of $6.4 million. Cash used in investing activities in Q4 2019 was $42.2 million as compared with $18.4 million in Q4 2018. Cash used in financing activities in Q4 2019 was $40.8 million as compared to $20.2 million of cash provided by financing activities in Q4 2018;
  • The Company invested in PPE $84,366k in 2019 compared to $36,391k in 2018. For 12m 2019 year the Company invested $71,440k to CIP on Nasedkino site and $1,675 to equipment for Nasedkino site and Zolinsko-Arkiinskaya area. For 12m 2018 year the Company invested $36,391k: PPE – $29,804k (Savkinskoye – $1,207 k mainly to equipment; Nasedkino: mainly to CIP- $22,716k; Zolinsko-Arkiinskaya area – $4,970k mainly to CIP); In Mine properties – $5,546k on Savkinskoye and Zolinsko-Arkiinskaya area; In Exploration and evaluation assets – $1,041k (Zolinsko-Arkiinskaya area).

The Financial Statement and MD&A are available on Mangazeya’s website at http://mangazeyamining.ru/ and have been filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About Mangazeya Mining Ltd.
Mangazeya Mining Ltd. is a NEX-listed mining and exploration company, focused on the development of mineral resources in the Russian Federation.

Contact:
Anton Grigoryev
Corporate Secretary
Mangazeya Mining Ltd.
a.grigoryev@mangazeya.ru