Century Mining Corporation

Century Mining Corporation

September 13, 2010 10:00 ET

Century Mining Appoints General Manager and Mine Superintendent for Lamaque Gold Mine in Val d'Or, Quebec

BLAINE, WASHINGTON--(Marketwire - Sept. 13, 2010) - Century Mining Corporation ("Century" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CMM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John McDonald as the General Manager and Mr. Marc Defossés as Mine Superintendent of the Lamaque Gold Mine in Val d'Or, Québec.

Mr. McDonald brings over 30 years of mine management experience, primarily from the Abitibi Belt in Timmins, Ontario and also extensive mining experience from the Sudbury mining camp in Ontario, where he has held various roles of increasing responsibility with Xstrata/Falconbridge. During his time spent with Xstrata he has held such roles as Mine Superintendent of the Kidd Mine, Engineering Superintendent of the Lockerby Mine, and Mine Manager of the Montcalm Mine. Mr. McDonald is a Professional Engineer and a graduate (B.Sc. with Honours) in Mining Engineering, Queens University, 1979.

Mr. Defossés has extensive mining experience from the Abitibi Belt, and specifically the mining community of Val d'Or, Québec, where he worked at both the Sigma mine complex and the Kiena mining operation from 1988 to 2001. During the last 10 years, also in Québec, Mr. Defossés has held other management roles including General Superintendent of Dumas Contracting and Mine Superintendent at Breakwater Resources' Langlois Mine. Mr. Defossés is a long term resident of Val d'Or, and graduated from the Cégep de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue (Rouyn-Noranda) with a College Degree in Mineral Technology in 1988.

"I am extremely pleased to be able to appoint such experienced mining professionals for our Lamaque operation. Both John and Marc bring the level of experience and local knowledge required for our team to be successful in the continued development and commissioning of the mine," commented Keith Hulley, Century's interim CEO. "These appointments, though a long time coming, are key additions to the team and will assist in building a successful gold mining operation in Val d'Or, Quebec."

About Century Mining Corporation

Century Mining Corporation is a Canadian junior gold producer and holds strategic land positions in Canada, United States and Peru. The Company's strategy is to grow to an intermediate gold producer through existing mine expansions and acquisitions of other strategic and synergistic gold opportunities.

On behalf of Century Mining Corporation,

Keith Hulley, Interim CEO

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