AFARAK GROUP: STRIKE AND LOCKOUT AT TURKISH MINING OPERATIONS

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07:00 London, 09:00 Helsinki, 16 June 2014 - Afarak Group Plc, Stock Exchange
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AFARAK GROUP: STRIKE AND LOCKOUT AT TURKISH MINING OPERATIONS

Afarak Group Plc ("Afarak" or the "Company") (LSE: AFRK, OMX: AFAGR) announces
that the Company's subsidiary Turk Maadin Sirketi A.S. ("TMS") has received a
strike notification and the employees have commenced the strike on 15 June
2014. The Company has in turn declared a lockout and has temporarily closed down
operations in the Tavas and Kavak mines in Turkey from the same date.

In spite of the temporary closure of TMS, Afarak's processing plant Elektrowerk
Weisweiler GmbH in Germany has secured a sufficient amount of raw material until
the end of 2014.


AFARAK GROUP PLC
Danko Koncar
CEO


For additional information, please contact:

Afarak Group Plc
Danko Koncar, CEO, +44 (0)20 7376 1175, danko.konchar@afarak.com

Investec Bank Plc
Jeremy Wrathall, +44 (0)20 7597 5970

Afarak Group is a chrome mining and minerals producer focused on delivering
sustainable growth with a speciality alloys business in southern Europe and a
ferro alloys business in southern Africa. The Company is listed on NASDAQ OMX
Helsinki (AFAGR) and the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (AFRK).
www.afarakgroup.com

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