Kyrgyz Gold Project Restarts After Violence On Site

Law360, New York (May 25, 2012, 1:08 PM EDT) -- British miner Orsu Metals Corp. will resume its search for gold in Kyrgyzstan, the company said Friday, seven months after villagers on horseback set fire to a camp where project geologists were staying.

Orsu and its joint venture partner South Africa's Gold Fields Ltd. will drill up to 20,000 feet at one of four licenses Orsu holds in the Tien Shan mountain range, looking for gold and copper. The drilling resumes work on the Talas project, which was stalled after villagers lobbed firebombs at the project...
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