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Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Century Mining Corporation is pleased to announce that Pascal Hamelin has joined Century as General Manager at its Lamaque Mine in Val d’Or, Québec. Mr. Hamelin will take responsibility for all surface and underground operations effective immediately. Mr. Hamelin was most recently employed at Inco’s Stobie Underground Mine, which produces at a rate of 3,000 tonnes of Cu/Ni ore per day. He has extensive experience in operations and administrative management, project management and safety at underground mining operations. Mr. Hamelin’s relevant earlier experience includes positions of Chief mine Engineer, Engineering Supervisor and Underground Supervisor, all with Inco in Sudbury Ontario.
Currently, the Lamaque underground complex has NI 43-101 compliant resources as follows:
Underground Resources
Category, Tonnes, Grade(g/t Au), Contained Oz of Gold
Measured 772,000 5.36 133,000
Indicated 3,151,000 4.91 497,000
Inferred 10,101,000 5.26 1,708,000
Total Measured + Indicated 3,923,000 4.99 630,000
Total Inferred 10,101,000 5.26 1,708,000
(Ref. CAM report, Sigma Lamaque Complex, November 29, 2005 which is available on
Century’s results herein described have been prepared under the guidance of Mr. Ross F. Burns, P.Geo., LG, Vice President of Exploration, who is designated as a Qualified Person with the ability and authority to verify the authenticity and validity of the data.
Century is currently in the process of completing an updated NI 43-101 compliant technical report for the Lamaque underground that will upgrade measured and indicated resources to reserve status. In addition to this, the Company intends to convert a substantial portion of the current open pit reserves to underground reserves and resources.
Margaret Kent, President and CEO said: “We are pleased to welcome Pascal to our senior management team at Lamaque. Pascal’s experience is well suited to the challenges of expanding production at our Lamaque underground operation in Quebec, which has been in production since April 2007. This represents a major step forward in Century’s strategic shift in focus to underground operations at the Lamaque complex, where we expect to increase production to 1,800 tonnes of ore per day by the first quarter of 2009.”
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