OceanaGold Corporation is a mid-tier, high-margin, multinational gold producer with assets located in the Philippines, New Zealand and the United States. The Company’s assets encompass the Didipio Gold-Copper Mine located on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. On the North Island of New Zealand, the Company operates the high-grade Waihi Gold Mine while on the South Island of New Zealand, the Company operates the largest gold mine in the country at the Macraes Goldfield which is made up of a series of open pit mines and the Frasers underground mine. In the United States, the Company operates the Haile Gold Mine, a top-tier, long-life, high-margin asset located in South Carolina. OceanaGold also has a significant pipeline of organic growth and exploration opportunities in the Americas and Asia-Pacific regions.
OceanaGold has operated sustainably since 1990 with a proven track-record for environmental management and community and social engagement. The Company has a strong social license to operate and works collaboratively with its valued stakeholders to identify and invest in social programs that are designed to build capacity and not dependency.
In 2019, the Company expects to produce between 500,000 to 550,000 ounces of gold and 14,000 to 15,000 tonnes of copper at All-In Sustaining Costs ranging between $850 and $900 per ounce sold.
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The information contained in this presentation is provided by OceanaGold Corporation (“OGC”) for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to issue or arrange to issue, or the solicitation of an offer to issue, securities of OGC or other financial products. The information contained herein is not investment or financial product advice and has been prepared without taking into account the investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any particular person. The views, opinions and advice provided in this presentation reflect those of the individual presenters only. No representation or warranty, express or implied, is made as to the fairness, accuracy, completeness or correctness of the information, opinions and conclusion contained in this presentation. To the maximum extent permitted by law, none of OGC or any of its directors, officers, employees or agents accepts any liability, including, without limitation, any liability arising out of fault or negligence, for any loss arising from the use of the information contained in this presentation. Furthermore, this presentation does not constitute an offer of shares for sale in the United States or to any person that is, or is acting for the account or benefit of, any U.S. person (as defined in Regulation S under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act")) ("U.S. Person"), or in any other jurisdiction in which such an offer would be illegal. OGC’s shares have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act.
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There are no assurances OGC can fulfil forward-looking statements and information. Such forward-looking statements and information are only predictions based on current information available to management of OGC as of the date that such predictions are made; actual events or results may differ materially as a result of risks facing OGC, some of which are beyond OGC’s control. Although OGC believes that any forward-looking statements and information contained in this presentation are based on reasonable assumptions, readers cannot be assured that actual outcomes or results will be consistent with such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and information. OGC expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements and information, whether as a result of new information, events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws. The information contained in this release is not investment or financial product advice.
Mineral Resources for Macraes have been verified and approved by, or are based upon information prepared by or under the supervision of S. Doyle; that relating to Waihi by P. Church; that relating to Didipio by J. G. Moore; and that relating to Macraes by P. Doelman for open pit and T. Maton for the underground. Mineral Reserves for Macraes have been verified and approved by, or are based upon information prepared by, or under the supervision of, P. Doelman for open pit and T. Maton for the underground; for that relating to Waihi by T. Maton for open pit and D. Townsend for underground; and that relating to Didipio by C. Fawcett. The Mineral Reserves and Resources for Haile have been verified and approved by, or are based upon information prepared by or under the supervision of B. van Brunt.
Information relating to Macraes exploration results in this presentation has been verified by, is based on and fairly represents information compiled by or prepared under the supervision of H. Blakemore; information relating to Waihi exploration results by L. Torckler; information relating to Didipio exploration results by J. Moore; and information relating to Haile exploration results by J. Jory.
P. Church, P. Doelman, S. Doyle, J. Jory, J. G. Moore, and T. Maton and are Members and Chartered professionals with the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy while H. Blakemore is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG). Messrs Blakemore, Church, Doelman, Doyle, Jory, Moore, and Maton have sufficient experience, which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposits under consideration, and to the activities which they are undertaking, to qualify as Competent Persons as defined in the 2012 Edition of the “Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves” (“JORC Code”) and all are Qualified Persons for the purposes of the NI 43 101. Messrs Blakemore, Church, Doelman, Doyle, Jory, Moore, and Maton are employees of OceanaGold, and they consent to the inclusion in this public presentation of the matters based on their information in the form and context in which it appears.
For further scientific and technical information (including disclosure regarding mineral resources and mineral reserves) relating the Macraes Operation, the Didipio Operation, the Waihi Operation and the Haile Operation, please refer to the NI 43-101 compliant technical reports available at sedar.com under the Company’s name.
General Presentation Notes
All AISC and cash costs are net of by-product credits unless otherwise stated
All financials are denominated in US Dollars unless otherwise stated