SOURCE: Cotton & Western Mining, Inc.

April 27, 2010 07:30 ET

CWRN: "Crude Iron Ore Spot Prices on CFR Basis Remain Strong $177.42"

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - April 27, 2010) - Cotton & Western Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CWRN) -- Robert L. Cotton, President of Cotton & Western Mining, Inc., announced today that the company is expected to begin operations at the Baja Pacific Mining Project before the end of May 2010. The company was asked to make a specification shipment of crude iron ore in lump for mill procedures prior to starting full production. The company shall offer to the China Seaborne Trade Spot Sales (Single Shipment Contracts) its first six (6) months of crude iron ore production at the Baja Pacific Iron Mineral Mining Project. "Spot Sales" Monday's price settled at $177.42 per Dry Metric Ton delivered "CFR Basis" the Port of Qingdao, The People's Republic of China, near $20.00 higher per dry metric ton over the past two weeks. Bulk shipments will be loaded out at the Pacific Ocean Port of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. At current prices, a single Panamax bulk cargo (75k/dmt) shipment would be approximately $13,000,000.00. Pan American Minerals Ventures, S.A. de C.V., a Joint Venture Company, shall be the operating company for the Baja Pacific Iron Ore Mining Project. The Company's website is currently receiving several requests daily for Iron Ore as the demand for Spot Sales remains very high.

Related News: The Spot Crude Iron Ore Price for the China Seaborne Trade remains strong as reported on Monday, April 26th, 2010 at CFR $177.42 per dry metric ton Port of Qingdao. Daily index prices may be viewed at the Metal Bulletin link below. 

Metal Bulletin Iron Ore Index Link 

About Cotton & Western Mining, Inc.
Cotton & Western Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CWRN) is a Nevada Corporation that is engaged in metal mineral exploration, development and operations of "Iron Mineral Mining." For more information, please visit the company's website at

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