SOURCE: Andes Gold Corp.

May 19, 2010 08:00 ET

Andes Gold Starts Detailed Geological and Topographic Design Build Plan for Strategic Growth

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 19, 2010) -  Andes Gold Corporation. (PINKSHEETS: AGCZ) announced today that it has started a detailed geological and topographic design build plan for strategic growth. 

The company is pleased to announce that as a direct result of its recent acquisitions of neighboring properties, namely the Roman Mine and the most recent Confraternidad Concession in January and February, respectively, it has started a detailed geological and topographic plan aimed at targeting the richest and most efficient gold deposits in its growing portfolio of gold barring property adjacent to its flagship Miranda Mine.

"The company's focus has been to build from our solid base operation at the Miranda mine and grow in a logical well planned direction, the new acquisitions of the Confraternidad Concession along with the Roman Mine are important steps in our evolution," stated Alex Diaz, President of Andes Gold. "As a company the detailed geological and topographical design build plan will guide our engineers for strategic development of the project over the next two years and offer our investors the foundation for a very solid growth strategy," added Mr. Diaz.

Andes Gold Corporation is a gold producing and exploration company with operations in Ecuador, South America. In the post market meltdown of 2008 the world took shelter in the security of gold, pushing the value to over $1,100 USD per ounce by January, 2010. Producing gold properties such as Andes Gold will continue to enjoy increased prosperity which can only improve if the price continues to climb.

About Andes Gold Corporation:

Andes Gold Corporation is a United States of America registered public company currently operating a gold mining and exploration corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary company Compania Minera PLS.A. In Ecuador, (South America) which controls a Gold mining and exploration concession called the Miranda Alto. For more information please visit:

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