London-listed Cluff Gold (CLUF.L) (CFG.TO) said production from its Angovia mine in the Ivory Coast had not been interrupted as tension in the West African nation escalated after a disputed presidential election result.

"Everything is working as normal," a spokesman told Reuters.

The mine is expected to produce about 40,000 ounces of gold in 2010, according to Cluff's production target, equivalent to about 40 percent of the company's overall output for the year.

Shares in Cluff Gold pared earlier losses. At 1023 GMT they were trading down 4.4 percent after falling as much as 5.2 percent earlier on Monday.

The country's borders have now re-opened and a cement delivery has arrived at the mine, the company said.

"If the borders were closed again we probably have got at least a month or maybe six weeks supply," the spokesman said.

Australia's Newcrest Mining (NCM.AX) temporarily suspended operations at its Bonikro mine in Ivory Coast as precaution due to possible security issues. [ID:nSDY5NE6L4]


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