Jinshan Gold Mines Inc.

Jinshan Gold Mines Inc.

October 27, 2009 11:30 ET

Jinshan Announces Appointment and Resignation of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 27, 2009) - Jinshan Gold Mines Inc. (TSX:JIN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John King Burns as Director of the Company, effective October 27, 2009. Mr. Burns has extensive experience in the global resource sector and is currently Managing Director of NuCoal Energy Corp. a private Saskatoon based energy company. Mr. Burns is a former Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Drexel Burnham Lambert Commodity Group in New York, London and Chicago, a former Managing Director and Global Head of the Derivative Trading and Finance Group of Barclays Metals Group, Barclays Bank PLC in London and a former Managing Director and an Associated Person of FRM Risk Management Inc. in Chicago. He has also acted as an independent Director and lead Director or a number of publicly listed resource companies. "Mr. Burns has extensive experience providing business management, corporate financial advising and auditing services to resource companies and we are very pleased to welcome Mr. Burns to the Board of Directors," said Mr. Sun, Chairman of the Board.

The company also announces the resignation of Mr. Daniel Kunz from the Board of Directors. Mr. Kunz tendered his resignation to devote more time to other business interests. "Mr. Kunz has served on the Board since February 2003 and has guided Jinshan from an exploration company through to development and gold production. Mr. Kunz has made a strong contribution towards the growth and success of the company and we thank him for his many contributions," said Mr. Sun, Chairman of the Board.

About Jinshan

Jinshan is a mining company whose principal asset is the CSH gold mine located in Inner Mongolia, China. Jinshan's shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol JIN. China National Gold Corporation, the largest gold producer in China, owns approximately 41% of Jinshan's shares.

Forward-Looking Statements: Statements in this release that are forward-looking statements, are subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific factors disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the company's MD&A, financial statements and other periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available. The company does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except to the extent required under applicable securities laws.

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