Appointment of Chief Operating Officer

Resignation of General Manager Caijiaying Mine

 2nd February 2022

Griffin Mining Limited (“Griffin” or the “Company”) hereby announces the resignation of Damien Houseman as General Manager Caijiaying Mine and is delighted to announce that John Steel, the Mine Manager Caijiaying Mine, has been appointed the Chief Operating Officer of the Company with immediate effect.  Damian will leave at the end of February to take up a new position more suitable to his personal circumstances and the Company thanks him for his past dedicated and loyal service and wishes him well in his future endeavours.


About John Steel

John Steel is a graduate Mining Engineer from the Ballarat School of Mines and holds a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. John has extensive global mining experience including over a decade of in site operational expertise with tier one companies in Australia, Canada (Xstrata Mining PLC) and the Middle East (Brarrick Gold Corporation). John also has extensive supplier side experience holding country Managing Director positions in Norway (EPC Groupe) as well as General Manger positions with several explosive and technology service providers within Australia.


About Griffin Mining Limited 

Griffin’s shares are quoted on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange (symbol GFM). Griffin owns and operates, through its 88.8% owned Joint Venture Stock Company in China, the Caijiaying Zinc Gold Mine, a profitable mine producing zinc, gold, silver, and lead metals in concentrates. For more information, please visit the Company’s website



Further information

Griffin Mining Limited                   Telephone: +44(0)20 7629 7772

Mladen Ninkov – Chairman

Roger Goodwin – Finance Director

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