SOURCE: Hidalgo Mining International

March 25, 2008 10:17 ET

Hidalgo Mining International (HMIT): Shipment of Equipment Arrives and Clears Customs

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 25, 2008) - Hidalgo Mining International (PINKSHEETS: HMIT), an innovative mining company headquartered in Port Washington, N.Y., announced today that the first shipment of mining equipment arrived in Guinea and cleared customs, which positions the company at the cusp of beginning production in West Africa.

Mark Daniel Klok, President of HMIT, stated, "The first shipment of Hidalgo Mining International's equipment has arrived and cleared customs in Guinea, West Africa. Our personnel have recently rented crane trucks, loaded, and transported all the items up to our equipment staging location area in Siguiri. Among the items that have arrived are: Two 8'' suction Dredges, a 50 yard per hour Alaskan Goldfields processing plant, an excavator, and numerous other miscellaneous items. In addition to this, the 8-D Bull Dozer needed to expedite roadwork on location has recently been rented. This will allow the 50-ton lowboy trailer the necessary access to the mine that is required for the projects long-term sustainability. The dredging equipment is currently being unloaded and assembled by our staff to be commissioned into operation shortly. Our main mining manager, Mr. Gregory Daniel Klok, has personally been training and preparing our local personnel for the start of operations. Furthermore, the second shipment of equipment is ready to arrive in West Africa in the next two weeks. Currently we are right on track to implement the next phase of 50-yard per hour production."

Klok went on to state, "I'm very excited to reach the first phase of production and look for 2008 to be a very fantastic year for HMIT and our shareholders. I would like to thank all of our shareholders for their continued support of our long-term efforts in building a world-class junior mining company."


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.



The results described herein cannot be guaranteed. The development of any and all of the subject mining claims stated herein are 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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