** Canadian miner’s U.S.-listed shares down ~4 pct at $1.64 premarket
** Company suspends dividend of half cent per share on operating issues with its Black Fox mine in Northern Ontario and start up of Gold Bar mine in Central Nevada
** These issues have resulted in lower revenue this quarter and the prudent course of action was to conserve cash and suspend the distribution - Chairman Rob McEwen
** Up to Wednesday’s close, stock had fallen 6.6 pct YTD (Reporting by Shanti S Nair in Bengaluru)
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