SOURCE: Cotton & Western Mining, Inc.

November 28, 2006 14:00 ET

Cotton & Western Mining, Inc. Adds Contract Negotiators

RICHMOND, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 28, 2006 -- Cotton & Western Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CWRN) has appointed Mrs. Jinglan Cai Brinzer, B.E. and Alain K. Lee to join Robert L. Cotton, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cotton & Western Mining, Inc. on the Company's year 2007 contracts negotiating team. Mrs. Brinzer is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CAI Mineral Group, LLC, and former metallurgical engineer at Wuhan Iron and Steel Company (WISCO). Mr. Alain K. Lee in Hong Kong has worked with Mr. Cotton for the past fifteen years as lead China liaison. The Company is currently in negotiations with several Chinese Steel Mills and has tentatively set a target date of January 15, 2007 for completion of its year 2007 iron ore off-take agreements. In addition to the iron mineral sales, Mr. Lee will head up the Mindoro Jade trading division with primary emphasis on establishing a direct sales office in Zhenping Prefecture of Henan Province, China. Henan Province is the Jade capital of China where approximately 1,000 state owned, co-op and privately owned Jade factories are in operation, producing jewelry, carvings, inlays and table tops. Cotton & Western Mining, Inc. holds one of the world's largest Jade deposits on Mindoro Island, the Philippines. Mindoro Jade is in strong demand for its rich colors and is one of the principle Jades used for Chinese carvings. Current market pricing for Mindoro Jade is $1,000.00 per metric ton. The Company will begin its Jade excavation in the second quarter of year 2007. Heavy Haul access road construction from Wawa on the north shore of Mindoro Island to the Nagsabongan Iron Deposit is scheduled to start on January 15, 2007, and the access road to the jade deposits shortly thereafter, which will run approximately 7 kilometers from Nagsabongan.

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About Cotton & Western Mining, Inc.:

Cotton & Western Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CWRN) is a U.S. corporation structured to produce and sell iron ore on a global scale. Currently, the Company is engaged in several mining activities and provides the Asia Pacific Steel Manufacturing Sector with high grade A raw crude iron ore products.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Except for historical information, the forward-looking matters discussed in this news release are subject to certain risks and uncertainties which could cause the Company's actual results and financial condition to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, the Company's liquidity and the ability to obtain financing, the timing of regulatory approvals, uncertainties related to corporate partners or third-parties, product liability, the dependence on third parties for manufacturing and marketing, patent risk, copyright risk, competition, and the early stage of products being marketed or under development, as well as other risks indicated from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements that become untrue because of subsequent events.

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