West Timmins Mining Inc.

West Timmins Mining Inc.

August 06, 2008 12:00 ET

WTM to Grant 12 Month Extension to August 9, 2008 Warrants

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 6, 2008) -


West Timmins Mining Inc. (TSX:WTM) announced today that it has received conditional approval from the TSX for the granting of a 12 month extension to the outstanding share purchase warrants due to expire August 9, 2008. The warrants, priced at $1.50 per share, were issued in conjunction with a private placement financing completed by the Company on August 9, 2007 (see NR07-27). The warrants will now expire August 9, 2009. All other terms and conditions associated with the warrants will remain unchanged. Only those share purchase warrants held by non-insiders and those with no special relationship with the Company have been extended. In total 5,225,666 warrants have been extended. The remaining 191,000 warrants initially issued are held by insiders, employees, advisors and consultants to the Company and will expire on August 9, 2008 if not exercised. The extended warrants will become effective August 20, 2008 and will not be exercisable between the time of issuance of this release and August 19, 2008 inclusive. The Company will contact the holders of the warrants or their representatives to notify them of the extension.

About West Timmins Mining Inc. (www.westtimminsmining.com):

West Timmins is focussed on the exploration and development of district-scale gold and related base metal projects in the major gold camps of North America. WTM currently has four drills testing gold and polymetallic targets on its West Timmins and Montana de Oro Projects located in Ontario, Canada and Sonora, Mexico respectively. West Timmins Mining is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol WTM.

On behalf of the Board of West Timmins Mining Inc.

Darin W. Wagner, President and Chief Executive Officer

For further details on West Timmins Mining Inc. please refer to prior disclosure at www.sedar.com. The securities described in this press release have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or under any U.S. state securities laws, and such securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent an exemption from such registration requirements.

This press release contains forward looking statements within the meaning of applicable Canadian and U.S. securities regulation, including statements regarding the future activities of the Company. Forward looking statements reflect the current beliefs and expectations of management and are identified by the use of words including "will", "expected to", "plans", "planned" and other similar words. Actual results may differ significantly. The achievement of the results expressed in forward looking statements is subject to a number of risks, including those described in the Company's annual information form as filed with the Canadian securities regulators which are available at www.sedar.com. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon forward looking statements.

The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of this news release, which has been prepared by management.

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