London Mining said in a statement: “London Mining notes recent reports from Sierra Leone suggesting that an increased number of incidents of Ebola Fever have been found in the country.
“The company is not aware of any incidences of the disease among its workforce or in the communities surrounding the Marampa mine.”
The statement continued: “However London Mining is regularly monitoring the situation with Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation, the World Health Organisation and other international agencies.
“Following consultation with the relevant authorities, the company has imposed restrictions on travel in the region and continues to work with employees to promote awareness of the disease, including the provision of information on how it is transmitted and the signs and symptoms.
“A number of non-essential personnel have left the country due to voluntary restrictions on non-essential travel.