BCGold Corp.

BCGold Corp.

September 12, 2011 11:00 ET

BCGold Corp. Announces Changes to Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2011) - BCGold Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:BCG)(PINK SHEETS:BCGOF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Wes Roberts, M.Sc., MBA, P.Eng., to the Company's Board of Directors. The addition of Mr. Roberts is a continuance of the Company's corporate development strategy as it moves towards production at the Engineer Gold Mine. Mr. Roberts' appointment, which follows the recent addition of Mr. Darren O'Brien, P.Geo., as Vice President of Exploration, greatly enhances the Company's ability to identify, acquire and advance quality exploration, development and production opportunities.

Mr. Roberts is Vice President of Mining for Heenan Blaikie Global Advisors, an affiliate of Heenan Blaikie LLP. He is a professional mining engineer who specializes in the economic evaluation and development of mineral deposits. Mr. Roberts holds a B.Sc. (Mining Engineering) and M.Sc. (Mining Engineering) from Queen's University, and an MBA (Finance) from the Schulich School of Business. He has more than 25 years of experience in mineral exploration, mining operations, project engineering and management, as well as diverse mining engineering experience. Mr. Roberts has held numerous positions in the mining industry at various companies, including Canada Talc Ltd., Derry Michener Booth & Wahl, Davy International, BLM Bharti Engineering Inc., GMP Capital Inc., Inco Ltd. and most recently at Breakwater Resources Ltd. as Vice President of Corporate Development.

In concurrence with Mr. Roberts' appointment, the Company announces the resignation of Mr. Darren Bahrey from the Board of Directors. Mr. Bahrey has resigned from his position as director to focus on his duties as President of Oro Mining Ltd. Mr. Bahrey was a founding director of the Company and his exploration insights and passion will be sorely missed.

"On behalf of BCGold Corp., I extend a warm welcome to Mr. Roberts," states Brian P. Fowler, P.Geo., President and CEO of the Company. "Mr. Roberts' diverse and exemplary exploration, evaluations, development and mining background compliments BCGold Corp.'s growth strategy in every aspect. On behalf of the Company I also wish to thank Mr. Bahrey for his years of service and dedication. We wish him every success in the future."

About BCGold Corp.

BCGold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BCG) is a Vancouver-based junior resource company focused on copper and gold exploration in under-explored historic and emerging mining districts in British Columbia and Yukon. The Company acquires and develops conceptual, early and mid-stage exploration opportunities and advances them towards resource development by using internal expertise, engaging preferred joint venture partners, and creating strategic alliances with major exploration and mining companies. Currently, institutional investors hold 21% of the Company's outstanding shares and Kinross Gold Corporation holds 8%.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Brian P. Fowler, P. Geo., President & CEO

Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information or forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to future expenditures and exploration, development and production activities. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include, among others, the timing and completion of contemplated financings, the actual use of proceeds, receipt of regulatory approvals and the timing and success of future exploration, development and production activities. The Company expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation.

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