Jinshan Gold Mines Inc.

Jinshan Gold Mines Inc.

July 18, 2005 08:30 ET

Jim Lincoln Joins Jinshan Gold Mines as Vice President, Corporate Development

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - July 18, 2005) - Jinshan Gold Mines Inc. (TSX VENTURE:JIN) announced today that Jim Lincoln has joined the company as Vice President, Corporate Development. Mr. Lincoln will direct and manage Jinshan's exploration and acquisition growth strategy throughout Asia. Mr. Lincoln has more than twenty-five years' experience in mineral exploration and project development with senior and junior mining companies, including Boliden AB, Cominco, Mt. Isa Mines and Pegasus Gold. In addition, Mr. Lincoln brings extensive heap-leach mining experience to support the advancement of Jinshan's CSH 217 heap-leach gold mine development project in Inner Mongolia, China.

"We are delighted to add Jim to our management team," said Jinshan's President Jay Chmelauskas. "With his extensive mine development and operation experience, Jim will play an important role in achieving commercial production at our CSH 217 gold project. We also will rely on his guidance as we advance our exploration programs in China and evaluate other gold and copper properties in Asia that we believe have the potential to become operating mines."

Mr. Lincoln holds a B.Sc. degree in geology from Eastern Michigan University and an M.Sc. degree in mineralogy/materials from the Ohio State University. He has been involved in major mining projects in North America and worldwide including Red Dog zinc/lead mine, Alaska; Magmont West lead/zinc mine, Missouri; Diamond Hill gold mine, Montana; Andacollo gold mine, Chile; and Pueblo Viejo gold mine, Dominican Republic.

About Jinshan

Jinshan Gold Mines is a Canadian company focused on the exploration and development of gold and copper projects in Asia. In addition to the CSH 217 Gold Project, one of China's largest gold development projects, Jinshan is exploring prospective properties in Xinjiang, Yunnan, Gansu and Guizhou provinces in China.

Jinshan shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol JIN.

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

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