Almonty Announces the Filing of Its Financial Statements and MD&A for the Year Ended September 30, 2015
Almonty Industries Inc. (“Almonty” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: AII) today announced the filing of its audited consolidated financial statements and management discussion & analysis (“MD&A”) for the year ended September 30, 2015. Unless otherwise indicated, all currency amounts contained in this news release are in thousands of Canadian dollars.
The following financial information is for the three months and years ended September 30, 2015, and 2014:
|Three Months||Three Months|
|Mine production costs||17,481||2,939|
|Depreciation and amortization||2,412||370|
|Earnings (loss) from mining operations||(13,186||)||5,142|
|General and administrative costs||1,732||1,442|
|Other (gain) loss realized (fx, asset disposal, other)||146||378|
|Non-cash compensation costs||-||-|
|Earnings (loss) before the under noted items||(15,064||)||3,322|
|Foreign exchange loss||1,017||55|
|Deferred tax provision||(556||)||(502||)|
|Net income (loss) for the period||(15,312||)||3,630|
|Income (loss) per share basic||($0.26||)||$0.10|
|Income (loss) per share diluted||($0.26||)||$0.10|
|Cash flows provided by (used in) operating activities||2,088||3,315|
|Cash flows provided by (used in) investing activities||(4,671||)||(1,154||)|
|Cash flows provided by (used in) financing activities||(800||)||8,495|
|Mine production costs||37,743||10,287|
|Depreciation and amortization||8,545||4,610|
|Earnings from mining operations||(11,854||)||14,712|
|General and administrative costs||5,562||3,213|
|Other (gain) loss realized (fx, asset disposal, other)||398||919|
|Non-cash compensation costs||379||56|
|Earnings (loss) before the under noted items||(18,193||)||10,524|
|Foreign exchange loss||1,313||188|
|Gain from Insurance settlement||-||-|
|Deferred tax provision||(618||)||(502||)|
|Net income (loss) for the period||(19,545||)||10,395|
|Income (loss) per share basic||($0.38||)||$0.28|
|Income (loss) per share diluted||($0.38||)||$0.28|
|Cash flows provided by (used in) operating activities||798||8,592|
|Cash flows provided by (used in) investing activities||(16,116||)||(7,252||)|
|Cash flows provided by (used in) financing activities||727||12,355|
|Capital lease obligations||1,133||295|
|Outstanding shares (‘000)||86,482||49,621|
|Weighted average outstanding shares (‘000)|
|Fully diluted (treasury method)||51,787||43,149|
|Closing share price||$0.68||$0.70|
A teleconference to review the fourth quarter and year ended September 30, 2014 will be held at 9:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, February 10, 2016. Representing management will be Lewis Black, chairman, president & chief executive officer, and Dennis Logan, chief financial officer. A question and answer period will follow brief remarks from management.
To participate in the teleconference:
- if calling from North America: +1- 877 201-0168
- if calling from outside North America: +1- 647 788-4901
An archive of the conference call will be available until March 10st, 2016.
To access the archive:
- from North America: +1 855 859-2056 (pass code: 42090361 #)
- from outside North America: +1 404 537-3406 (pass code: 42090361 #)
The principal business of Toronto, Canada-based Almonty Industries Inc. is the mining, processing and shipping of tungsten concentrate from its Los Santos Mine in western Spain, its Wolfram Camp Mine in north Queensland, Australia and its Panasqueira mine in Portugal as well as the development of the Sangdong tungsten mine in Gangwon Province, Korea and the Valtreixal tin/tungsten project in north western Spain. The Los Santos Mine was acquired by Almonty in September 2011 and is located approximately 50 kilometres from Salamanca in western Spain and produces tungsten concentrate. The Wolfram Camp Mine was acquired by Almonty in September 2014 and is located approximately 130 kilometres west of Cairns in northern Queensland, Australia and produces tungsten and molybdenum concentrate. The Panasqueira mine, which has been in production since 1896, is located approximately 260 kilometres northeast of Lisbon, Portugal, was acquired in January 2016 and produces tungsten concentrate. The Sangdong mine, which was historically one of the largest tungsten mines in the world and one of the few long-life, high-grade tungsten deposits outside of China, was acquired in September 2015 through the acquisition of a 100% interest in Woulfe Mining Corp. Almonty also has an option to acquire a 100% ownership interest in the Valtreixal tin-tungsten project in northwestern Spain. Further information about Almonty’s activities may be found at www.almonty.com and under Almonty’s profile at www.sedar.com.
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