Jinshan Gold Mines Inc.

Jinshan Gold Mines Inc.

July 18, 2005 08:00 ET

Jinshan Engages Marketing and Investor Communications Consultant

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - July 18, 2005) - Jinshan Gold Mines Inc. (TSX VENTURE:JIN) announced today that it has engaged Scott F. Gibson and Company Inc. (Gibson) of Vancouver, B.C. to provide the company with marketing and investor communications services. Gibson will assist the company in gaining increased exposure to investors, brokers, analysts, newsletter writers and media. In addition, Gibson will assist management with strategizing and implementing the company's communications programs.

Subject to regulatory approval, Gibson has been engaged to a three-month, renewable service agreement effective July 15, 2005, which may be terminated by either party with 30 days advance notice. Gibson will be paid $5,000 per month (plus GST) and will be reimbursed for expenses and disbursements to a maximum of $500 a month. In addition, Gibson will receive 200,000 options to purchase Jinshan common shares at a price that is not less than the market price of the common shares on the date of grant of the options. The options will vest over a 12-month period.

About Jinshan

Jinshan is a Canadian mining company focused on the exploration and development of gold and copper projects in Asia. The company is advancing one of the largest gold development projects in China - the CSH 217 Gold Project - and conducting exploration work on 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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