Far West Mining Ltd.

Far West Mining Ltd.

March 01, 2010 16:00 ET

Far West Mining Ltd.: No Impact of Earthquake on Operations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 1, 2010) - Far West Mining Ltd. (TSX:FWM) -

On Saturday, February 27, 2010, Chile suffered an 8.8-magnitude quake which struck about 325 kilometres south of the capital, Santiago, near the city of Concepción. The Company's Santo Domingo project is located in region III to the North of the impacted area and is not directly affected by the earthquake. The office in Santiago suffered only minor damage and will be closed a couple of days for clean-up.

Far West Mining Ltd. is an international mineral exploration company engaged in the evaluation, acquisition, exploration and development of mining properties. The Company has current operations in Chile and Australia.


Richard N. Zimmer, P.Eng., President and C.E.O.

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