Sterling Mining Company
OTC Bulletin Board : SRLM
FRANKFURT : SMX

Sterling Mining Company

September 28, 2007 15:01 ET

Sterling Common Shares to Commence Trading on the TSX

WALLACE, IDAHO--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2007) - Sterling Mining Company (OTCBB:SRLM)(FRANKFURT:SMX) announces that further to the conditional approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") to list its common shares (see press release dated August 2, 2007), the Company has now satisfied all conditions of the TSX, such that the common shares of Sterling will commence trading on October 2, 2007 under the symbol "SMQ".

Ray de Motte, President of Sterling said: "The listing of Sterling on the TSX is a major step forward in the development of, and for the Company, its employees and shareholders, and will allow Sterling to showcase our company, the work that we have done and are continuing at the Sunshine Mine with trading facilitated on a major global stock exchange. This additional exposure to capital markets and new investors will be of major benefit, and we are very pleased at having attained this status. We would like to thank all our shareholders for their continuing support of Sterling."

About Sterling Mining Company

Sterling Mining controls the Sunshine Mine, currently forecasted to begin production in December 2007, and related exploration lands in the prolific Silver Valley of northern Idaho. The Company also holds several silver properties in Mexico, including the Barones Tailings Project in the Zacatecas Silver District. Shares of Sterling Mining Company trade on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol "SRLM" and also on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "SMX".

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Cautionary Language and Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain "forward-looking statements", which are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Investors are cautioned that such statements are not guarantees of future performance and results. Risks and uncertainties about the Company's business are more fully discussed in the Company's disclosure documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities authorities.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy securities, and contains forward-looking statements regarding the Company within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. These statements are based on assumptions that the Company believes are reasonable but that are subject to uncertainties and business risks. Actual results relating to any and all of these subjects may differ materially from expected results. Along with additional underground rehabilitation and restoration of site facilities, the timetable for the continuing work program anticipates production beginning in December 2007. If we are able to stay on schedule with the mine work and obtain the funding, equipment, and qualified operations personnel as needed for the work program, we believe production by December is doable. Factors that could cause results to differ materially include economic and political events, the ability to raise capital in the financial markets, and other factors discussed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 and subsequent 10-Q and 8-K filings.

Contact Information

  • Sterling Mining Company
    Raymond De Motte
    President
    (208) 699-6097
    or
    Sterling Mining Company
    Monique Hayes
    Marketing/Communications
    (208) 699-6097
    Website: www.SterlingMining.com
    or
    CHF Investor Relations
    Cathy Hume
    CEO
    (416) 868-1079 x231
    Email: cathy@chfir.com
    Website: www.chfir.com