Nevsun Resources Ltd.

Nevsun Resources Ltd.

January 10, 2005 10:48 ET

Nevsun Resources to Begin Trading on AMEX January 12, 2005


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: NEVSUN RESOURCES LTD.

TSX SYMBOL: NSU

JANUARY 10, 2005 - 10:48 ET

Nevsun Resources to Begin Trading on AMEX January 12,
2005

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 10, 2005) - Nevsun
Resources Ltd. (TSX:NSU) is pleased to announce that its common shares
will commence trading on the American Stock Exchange ("AMEX") at 9:30
a.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2005 under the ticker symbol NSU. The
Company's specialist will be J. Streicher & Co LLC.

The Company's shares will continue to trade on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the symbol NSU.

The listing approval is contingent upon the Company being in compliance
with all applicable listing standards on the date it begins trading on
the Exchange, and may be rescinded if the Company is not in compliance
with such standards.

For further details on the Company readers are referred to the Company's
web site (www.nevsun.com), Canadian regulatory filings on SEDAR at
www.sedar.com and United States regulatory filings on EDGAR at
www.sec.gov. Further information about AMEX can be found at www.amex.com.

CAUTIONARY NOTE ON FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Some of the statements contained in this release are "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown
risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual
results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the
anticipated results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by
such forward-looking statement.

NEVSUN RESOURCES LTD.

Dr. John A. Clarke, President & Chief Executive Officer

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Nevsun Resources Ltd.
    Maureen Carse
    (604) 623-4700 or 1-888-600-2200
    Email: maureen@nevsun.com
    Website: www.nevsun.com