September 26, 2016 / 9:47 PM / a year ago

BRIEF-Yamana clarifies information relating to certain interests in Catamarca

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Yamana Gold Inc :

* Co is advised that use of rivers, mining activities and environmental matters, as set out in constitution, are purview of government of province of Catamarca

* Yamana Gold Inc says project updates and this development scenario will be presented to government of catamarca in following weeks

* Continues to work with stakeholders to ensure existing mining laws and frameworks for development of mining projects are respected

* Yamana gold clarifies information relating to certain interests in Catamarca province in Argentina

* On Sept 8, a municipal ordinance was passed, effective on Sept 21, that purports to prohibit open pit mining in high river basin of town of Andalgala

* As such, municipal ordinance is not binding or legal and is mostly symbolic Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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