Anaconda Mining Inc.
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Anaconda Mining Inc.

June 19, 2013 07:00 ET

Anaconda Mining Retires Provincial Government Loan; No Longer has Interest Bearing Debt

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 19, 2013) - Anaconda Mining Inc. ("Anaconda" or "the Company") - (TSX:ANX) is pleased to announce that on June 13, 2013, the Company made its final payment on a 5.5% interest bearing loan, originally advanced in the amount of $500,000, from the Newfoundland and Labrador Government's Department of Innovation Business and Rural Development (formerly INTRD). The Company no longer has any interest bearing debt on its balance sheet. There is just one outstanding interest-free, federal government loan with approximately $230,000 in principal payments remaining. The maturity date of this loan is December 1, 2014.

President and CEO, Dustin Angelo, stated, "The partnership between Anaconda and the Newfoundland and Labrador government has been fruitful for both parties. We appreciate the government's commitment to both Anaconda and other local mining projects. We feel that our relationship with the government is a valued asset and we look forward to working with various departments like Innovation Business and Rural Development in the future as we execute on our growth plans. The elimination of the interest bearing debt frees up financial resources for other initiatives such as our ongoing exploration and capital programs."

ABOUT ANACONDA

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Anaconda is a growth oriented, gold mining and exploration company with a producing asset located on the Baie Verte Peninsula in Newfoundland, Canada called the Pine Cove mine.

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