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Sihayo Gold Limited (ASX:SIH) Update On Sihayo Pungkut Gold Project In Indonesia
Sihayo Gold Limited (ASX:SIH) Update On Sihayo Pungkut Gold Project In Indonesia

Perth, June 7, 2011 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Sihayo Gold Limited (ASX:SIH) is providing an update on recent events at its 75% owned Sihayo Pungkut Gold Project in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

As previously reported, on Sunday 29th May, a group of demonstrators, believed to be supported by the representatives of illegal artisanal miners from the region, arrived and caused significant damage to Sihayo's exploration camp.

Police reports received by the Company, confirm that a significant number of demonstrators have already been arrested and detained over the damage to the exploration camp. The full investigation is ongoing and may well result in further people being interviewed by police.

Local police, with strong support from regional police, have fully secured the exploration camp. In conjunction with company employees a full account of the damage is being completed and preparation for the re-building of the new exploration camp is well advanced.

The swift action of the police has sent a very clear message to the broader community and specifically those associated with the illegal artisinal miners, that unlawful actions will not be tolerated and those people responsible for such actions will be prosecuted.

The new exploration camp will be smaller than the damaged camp because the amount of ongoing drilling to confirm and define the northwestern and southeastern extensions of the current 1.4 million ounce JORC Compliant Resource can be completed by a maximum of two drilling rigs. During the infill drilling campaign over the past 14 months the exploration camp supported up to a maximum of nine drilling rigs.

Despite the interuption at the Sihayo exploration camp, our regional exploration program across the Contract of Work ("COW") continues with the primary focus being the ongoing drilling at the Tambang Tinggi porphyry copper / gold prospect and the pre-drilling exploration work at the Hutabargot Julu epithermal gold prospect.

The Company shall issue a further update to the market as new information is obtained and progress towards the physical re-building of the new exploration camp is achieved.

About Sihayo Gold Limited

Sihayo Gold Limited (ASX:SIH) is a mineral exploration company with exploration projects in Indonesia.

With recent exploration successes at the company's Sihayo Gold Project, the Board of Sihayo Gold is focused on developing Sihayo Gold to a mining stage to generate maximum shareholders value.

Sihayo Gold is managed by a highly skilled and dedicated team. This team is firmly committed to increasing the value of the company through focused exploration on projects in highly prospective regions.

Management has assembled a high quality portfolio mineral asset that provides an excellent foundation for the company to move from explorer into miner.



Paul Willis
Chief Executive Officer
Sihayo Gold Limited
Tel: +61-8-9368-4544

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