Cline Mining Corporation

Cline Mining Corporation

September 12, 2005 14:45 ET

Cline Mining Appoints ThyssenKrupp Executive To The Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 12, 2005) -

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The Board of Directors of Cline Mining Corporation (TSX:CMK)is pleased to announce the appointment of Hilmar Eller of Essen, Germany, to the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. Eller is Managing Director of ThyssenKrupp MinEnergy GmbH and ThyssenKrupp RST Rohstoffe und Technik GmbH of Essen, Germany. ThyssenKrupp MinEnergy , a member of the ThyssenKrupp Group is a significant shareholder of Cline and recently completed a $5.4 million private placement in the Company.

Mr Eller replaces Mr. Allan Taylor who has resigned his Board position to facilitate the Company's compliance with the Corporate Governance Guidelines of the Toronto Stock Exchange, which recommends that the majority of directors be unrelated and independent. Mr Taylor is Chief Financial Officer and Secretary-Treasurer of the Company. The Board would like to extend its thanks to Mr. Taylor for his outstanding Board service over the last 22 years.

Mitsui Matsushima International Pty. Ltd, a subsidiary of Mitsui Matsushima Co. Ltd. Of Japan, is also a significant shareholder in Cline and is represented on the Board.

Cline Mining Corporation is a mine development company focused on the exploration and development of metallurgical coal in Canada for the international seaborne coal trade market. The Company website is at Shares of the company trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CMK.

Cline Mining Corporation

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Ken Bates, President and Chief Executive Officer

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Sudbury, Ontario Suite 2950, P.O. Box 11578
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