Golden Star Resources Ltd.

Golden Star Resources Ltd.

January 25, 2011 09:15 ET

Golden Star Achieves Full Certification by ICMI at Bogoso/Prestea Mine

DENVER, COLORADO--(Marketwire - Jan. 25, 2011) - Golden Star Resources Ltd. (TSX:GSC)(NYSE Amex:GSS)(GSE:GSR) ("Golden Star" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has been fully certified by the International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) at its Bogoso/Prestea mine. 

Tom Mair, President and CEO, said, "We are very pleased to have completed the process for certification under ICMI standards at Bogoso. We now have both out operating sites certified. This accomplishment is a clear demonstration that Golden Star is dedicated to working to the highest standards to protect our environment, our employees, and the communities in which we operate."


Golden Star holds a 90% equity interest in Golden Star (Bogoso/Prestea) Limited and Golden Star (Wassa) Limited, which respectively own the Bogoso/Prestea and Wassa/HBB open-pit gold mines in Ghana. In addition, Golden Star has an 81% interest in the currently inactive Prestea Underground mine in Ghana, as well as gold exploration interests elsewhere in Ghana, in other parts of West Africa and in Brazil in South America. Golden Star has approximately 258 million shares outstanding.

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    Bruce Higson-Smith
    Vice President Corporate Development
    Golden Star Resources Ltd.
    Anne Hite
    Investor Relations Manager