Century Mining Corporation
TSX VENTURE : CMM

Century Mining Corporation

March 28, 2006 15:33 ET

Century Announces Two Key Additions to Staff

BLAINE, WASHINGTON--(CCNMatthews - March 28, 2006) - Century Mining Corporation (TSX VENTURE:CMM) is pleased to announce the addition of two staff members who will play a critical role in the growth of the Company, both at the Sigma-Lamaque Complex and internationally, particularly in Peru.

Dan Brost has joined the Company as Manager of Resource Geology in the corporate office. He will be responsible for all ore reserve estimates to ensure that they are compliant with NI 43-101 standards of disclosure. Dan Brost has extensive experience geology and resource analysis in underground and open pit mines at several locations producing different commodities for a major international mining company operating in South America. He was employed by BHP-Billiton for nine years, the last two of which were spent in Peru where he was Chief Geologist of Development, Projects and Exploration. Prior to this he was Senior Geologist for the company in Papua New Guinea. Mr. Brost has been actively involved in mine operations, mine planning and budgeting, and due diligence studies. His specialization is geologic investigation and interpretation, geostatistical analysis, resource/reserve estimation and modeling using a number of computer-based software packages, and economic evaluation of mineral deposits. His recent experience in Peru will be a major asset as the Company expands its operations in that country. Dan Brost has a B.S degree in Economic Geology and Ore Deposits and a M.S degree in Mine Engineering (Resource Practice and Geostatistics).

Alan Gorman has joined Century as Director of Special Projects based at the Company's Sigma-Lamaque Complex in Val D'Or, Quebec. He will be responsible for developing and placing the Lamaque underground mine into production. Alan Gorman has over 20 years of senior management experience in all facets of production, maintenance and technical services related to mining and metallurgical operations. His experience includes both base metals and gold mining operations in Canada and the United States. Mr. Gorman was most recently employed by Inco for four years as Mine Superintendent and Senior Resident Manager at Copper Cliff South and spent several years with mining contractors. He has managed various large underground pre-production and development projects, including shaft sinking, construction and contract administration. Alan Gorman has a diploma in Mining Technology.

Margaret Kent, President and CEO said: "We are pleased to welcome Dan Brost and Alan Gorman to senior positions at Century Mining. Their experience will be invaluable as we bring the Lamaque underground mine into production and expand the Company's gold production by acquiring other mining assets. The addition of these senior staff employees is part of our corporate philosophy to build a strong technical team which is a vital component of our growth strategy. We believe in evaluating and developing projects in-house without the extensive use of consultants. A strong technical team allows us to react quickly to opportunities and expedite the development of new projects."

Margaret M. Kent, Chairman, President & C.E.O.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1933 and as amended in Section 27E of the 1934 Act.


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