F.D.G. Mining Inc.
TSX VENTURE : FDG

F.D.G. Mining Inc.

June 20, 2011 20:00 ET

F.D.G. Mining Inc.: Appointment of New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 20, 2011) - F.D.G. Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE:FDG) ("FDG" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Greg Gibson has been appointed to our Board of Directors. Mr. Gibson brings a wealth of experience to the Board and will be a valuable asset to the Company.

Mr. Gibson is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. and a 30 year veteran of the mining industry having worked as a mine manager in gold and copper mines in Australia, a nickel mine in Timmins, Ontario and a gold mine in British Columbia. Mr. Gibson has also worked for JS Redpath in Canada and the USA, Dynatec Mining Ltd. in Canada and the USA, Yilgarn Star Gold Mine in Australia and Copper Mines of Tasmania in Australia.

In conjunction with his appointment to the Board, the Company has granted Mr. Gibson an incentive stock option to purchase up to 350,000 common shares for a term of five years at an exercise price of $0.25 per share.

The Company has also granted an additional option to an employee to purchase up to 50,000 common shares at $0.25 per share for a term of five years.

About F.D.G. Mining Inc.

As disclosed in the Company's May 10, 2011 news release (available on FDG's web site at www.fdgmining.com) FDG has been operating in Nicaragua since 2006 and has recently completed its Initial Public Offering (IPO). The Company's shares commenced trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on May 12, 2011 under the trading symbol FDG. The Company has interests in a number of mining concessions in Nicaragua including Topacio, our flagship project, where FDG signed a definitive agreement with Inversiones Mineras, S.A. (IMISA) on April 30, 2010, for a three year option to purchase the past-producing 9,300 hectare Topacio gold concession in the Autonomous Atlantic South region of the country. The purchase price is US$3 million with semi-annual payments of US$60,000 until the option is exercised. IMISA will retain a 3% NSR upon completion of the sale.

For further detail, the reader is encouraged to view documents filed at www.sedar.com including the Company's prospectus dated April 14, 2011 or on the Company's website at www.fdgmining.com.

On Behalf Of The Board Of Directors

Mit D. Tilkov, President and Chief Executive Officer

This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Readers are cautioned that these forward looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. See the cautionary statement "Forward-Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors" in the Company's prospectus dated April 14, 2011 available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances save as required under applicable securities legislation. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell securities and the Company is not soliciting an offer to buy securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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