Mining firm Kingsgate Consolidated (ASX:KCN) has announced significant gold findings at sites near its Chatree mine in Thailand, just months after the Thai Government ordered it to wind down its operations.

The company reported significant gold intercepts of 26m @ 3.02g/t Au and 7m @ 5.77g/t Au from reverse circulation drilling earlier this year, and have now returned intercepts of 11m @ 0.67g/t Au from 2m to 13m, and 2m @ 1.31g/t Au from 3m to 5m. 

It also highlighted significant gold mineralisation intercepts close to the above location, including 8m @ 5.02g/t Au from 6m to 14m. 

Kingsgate Consolidated says it will will proceed with its investment plans at its Thailand mines, despite uncertainty over the outlook for the business in the country.