Hana Mining Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : HMG
FRANKFURT : 4LH

Hana Mining Ltd.

February 16, 2009 14:45 ET

Hana Mining Announces Closing of 2nd Tranche of $1.5 Million Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2009) - Hana Mining Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:HMG)(FRANKFURT:4LH) is pleased to announce that it has closed the second tranche of the non-brokered private placement announced on December 8, 2008, consisting of 9,590,000 units ("Units") at a price of $0.05 per Unit for gross proceeds of $479,500. Each Unit consists of one common share ("Common Share") and one non-transferable share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one additional Common Share in the capital of the Company exercisable on or before January 27, 2011 at a price of $0.10 per share. In addition, the Company issued an aggregate 230,000 Units as finders' fees in connection with a portion of such private placement.

The securities are subject to a hold period expiring on May 28, 2009.

The total private placement including the first and second tranches consists of 30,730,000 Units at a price of $0.05 per Unit for gross proceeds of $1,536,500, which exceeds the previously announced amount of $1,500,000. A total of 1,155,000 Units were issued as finders' fees in respect of the two tranches.

The net proceeds of the private placement will be used to fund ongoing exploration of its highly prospective Ghanzi Copper-Silver Project located in the Republic of Botswana and for general working capital purposes.

About Hana Mining

Hana Mining is a junior exploration company seeking to acquire, explore and develop highly prospective precious, base metal and other mineral projects worldwide with emphasis in southern Africa. The Company has the right to acquire a 70% controlling interest in the Ghanzi Copper-Silver Project. The property consists of five license blocks, covering 4,370 square kilometers that contain widespread sediment-hosted copper mineralization.

Statements in this press release, other than purely historical information, including statements relating to the Company's future plans and objectives or expected results, may include forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptions and are subject to all of the risks and uncertainties inherent in resource exploration and development. As a result, actual results may vary materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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