SOURCE: Hidalgo Mining International

August 15, 2008 10:00 ET

Hidalgo Mining International (HMIT) Announces Processing Plant Has Started Preliminary Production

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 15, 2008) - Hidalgo Mining International (PINKSHEETS: HMIT), an innovative mining company headquartered in Port Washington, NY, announced today that despite harsh weather conditions the Company has now completed the setup of its 50 yard per hour processing plant and has begun processing material in order to determine the initial average grade content in the immediate area.

Mark Daniel Klok, President of HMIT, stated: "During the initial setup of the production plant weather conditions increasingly worsened, however, the staff has remained on site in order to begin running the fist preliminary bulk sample through the processing plant in an effort to generate gold. We look forward to being able to announce our results in the near future and are excited about this major step towards becoming a producer in the region."

ABOUT HIDALGO MINING INTERNATIONAL

Hidalgo Mining International (PINKSHEETS: HMIT), an innovative mining company headquartered in Port Washington, NY, strives to increase shareholder value, while implementing aggressive plans to continue targeting near term mining production projects on a global scale. HMIT's management, directors, and advisors hold an abundance of experience and knowledge to implement expansion in this rapidly growing industry.

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The results described herein cannot be guaranteed. The development of any and all of the subject mining claims stated herein is contingent upon multiple high risk factors that must be successfully dealt with in order to achieve the intended results. This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements in this news release other than statements of historical fact are "forward-looking statements" that are based on current expectations and assumptions. These expectations and assumptions are subject to risks and uncertainty, which could affect Hidalgo Mining Internationals' future. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the statements, including, but not limited to, the following: the ability of Hidalgo Mining International to provide for its obligations, to provide working capital needs from operating revenues, to obtain additional financing needed for any future acquisitions, to meet competitive challenges and technological changes, and other risks. Hidalgo Mining International undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement(s) and/or to conform the statement(s) to actual results or changes in Hidalgo Mining International's expectations.

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