Lundin Mining Corporation
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Lundin Mining Corporation

March 19, 2008 09:31 ET

Lundin Mining Releases Fourth Quarter 2007 Results

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - Lundin Mining Corporation ("Lundin Mining" or the "Company") (TSX:LUN)(NYSE:LMC)(OMX:LUMI) today reported an unaudited net loss of $436.6 million for the fourth quarter 2007. The unaudited net loss is after non-cash impairment charges of $491.9 million ($543.1 million less income tax recovery of $51.2 million) relating to its merger with EuroZinc and the acquisition of Rio Narcea.

Unaudited earnings, before impairment charges and income taxes, remain unchanged from the recent preliminary release. Excluding one-time non-cash impairment charges, unaudited earnings after income taxes were $55.3 million or $0.14 per share for the fourth quarter 2007.

Management has completed its tests of impairment for goodwill and other long lived assets in accordance with the policies set out in the Company's annual financial statements. Consensus metal price forecasts and independent estimates of foreign exchange rates and inflation available have been used in calculating these charges. The impairment charges were foreshadowed in the recent preliminary results release.

As previously reported, sales revenue in the fourth quarter of 2007 was US$253.1 million, an increase of 7.2% over the same period in 2006 as increased copper and nickel sales from the Neves-Corvo and the Aguablanca mines were partially offset by lower zinc volumes and prices. Included in the current quarter was US$56.9 million of pricing adjustments relating to final pricing of third quarter sales as well as year-end price adjustments based on the forward metal price curve. Sales of copper now represent over fifty percent of the Company's revenue.

Net earnings after income taxes but before impairment charges for the fourth quarter 2007 were $6.9 million below the corresponding period in 2006 as a result of higher income tax expense in 2007. Increased sales were offset by the effect of lower zinc prices and higher costs resulting from the strength of the Euro. Approximately 75% of operating costs are based in Euro.

Commenting on the impairment charges, Mr. Phil Wright, the President and CEO of Lundin Mining said, "These are large one-off adjustments and relate primarily to changes in metal prices and exchange rates that have occurred since the EuroZinc and Rio Narcea transactions were undertaken.

"These items are non-cash and will have the effect of marginally increasing future earnings as a result of reducing future amortization," Mr. Wright said.

The Company expects to file its audited results later this month.

About Lundin Mining

Lundin Mining Corporation is a rapidly growing, diversified base metals mining company with operations in Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Ireland. The Company currently has six mines in operation producing copper, nickel, lead and zinc. In addition, Lundin Mining holds a development project pipeline which includes the world class Tenke Fungurume copper-cobalt project in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Ozernoe zinc project in Russia. The Company holds an extensive exploration portfolio and interests in international mining and exploration ventures.

Certain of the statements made and information contained herein is "forward-looking information" within the meaning of the Ontario Securities Act or "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 of the United States. Forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual events or results to differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties relating to foreign currency fluctuations; risks inherent in mining including environmental hazards, industrial accidents, unusual or unexpected geological formations, ground control problems and flooding; risks associated with the estimation of mineral resources and reserves and the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits; the possibility that future exploration, development or mining results will not be consistent with the Company's expectations; the potential for and effects of labour disputes or other unanticipated difficulties with or shortages of labour or interruptions in production; actual ore mined varying from estimates of grade, tonnage, dilution and metallurgical and other characteristics; the inherent uncertainty of production and cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses, commodity price fluctuations; uncertain political and economic environments; changes in laws or policies, foreign taxation, delays or the inability to obtain necessary governmental permits; and other risks and uncertainties, including those described under Risk Factors Relating to the Company's Business in the Company's Annual Information Form and in each management discussion and analysis. Forward-looking information is in addition based on various assumptions including, without limitation, the expectations and beliefs of management, the assumed long term price of copper, lead and zinc; that the Company can access financing, appropriate equipment and sufficient labour and that the political environment where the Company operates will continue to support the development and operation of mining projects. Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described in forward-looking statements. Accordingly, readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.



FOURTH QUARTER 2007 RESULTS
Unaudited Financial and Operational Highlights

Three months ended December 31, Twelve months ended December 31,
(USD 2007 2007 2006 2007 2007 2006
$000's) -------------------------------- --------------------------------
(unaud- Excluding (Restated) Excluding (Restated)
ited) impair- impair-
ment ment

Sales $ 253,110 $ 253,110 $ 236,072 $1,059,722 $1,059,722 $ 539,729
Operating
earnings
before
undernoted
items 138,069 138,069 116,355 628,533 628,533 299,997
General
explora-
tion (10,875) (10,875) (4,505) (35,374) (35,374) (9,857)
Depletion,
depreciation
&
amortiza-
tion (59,119) (59,119) (32,393) (175,692) (175,692) (74,448)
Derivatives
gains
(losses) 16,890 16,890 15,284 (34,526) (34,526) 420
Impairment
charges - (543,101) - - (543,101) -
Investments
and other
gains 84 84 9 77,974 77,974 9
Interest
and other
items (1,055) (1,055) (10,047) (7,301) (7,301) (10,415)
-------------------------------- --------------------------------

Earnings
(loss)
before
income
taxes 83,994 (459,107) 84,703 453,614 (89,487) 205,706
Income
taxes
(expense)
recovery (28,670) 22,502 (22,514) (115,842) (64,670) (54,158)
-------------------------------- --------------------------------

Net
earnings
(loss)
after
taxes $ 55,324 $ (436,605)$ 62,189 $ 337,772 $ (154,157)$ 151,548
-------------------------------- --------------------------------
-------------------------------- --------------------------------

Shareholders'
Equity $3,541,806 $2,128,367 $3,541,806 $2,128,367
Capital
expenditures $ 109,148 $ 131,569 $ 259,701 $ 151,349
Net Cash(i) $ 35,071 $ 356,035 $ 35,071 $ 356,035

(i) Net Cash is defined as available unrestricted cash less financial debt,
including capital leases and other debt related obligations.


Three months ended Twelve months ended
Key Financial Data (i) December 31, December 31,
(unaudited) 2007 2006 2007 2006
------------------------ ------------------------
(Restated) (Restated)

Shareholders' equity
per share (i) $ 9.02 $ 7.47 $ 9.02 $ 7.47

Pre-impairment charges
and related taxes
Basic earnings (loss)
per share $ 0.14 $ 1.00
Diluted earnings
(loss) per share $ 0.14 $ 1.00

Post-impairment charges
& related taxes
Basic earnings (loss)
per share $ (1.11) $ 0.27 $ (0.46) $ 1.01
Diluted earnings
(loss) per share $ (1.11) $ 0.27 $ (0.46) $ 1.00

Dividends Nil Nil Nil Nil
Equity ratio (i) 74.8% 73.9% 74.8% 73.9%

Shares outstanding:
Basic weighted
average 392,443,360 229,890,861 338,643,242 149,439,546
Diluted weighted
average 392,443,360 231,724,899 338,643,242 151,152,105
End of period 392,489,131 284,800,065 392,489,131 284,800,065

NOTE: All 2006 comparative figures related to shares and per share data
were calculated as if the three-for-one stock split, effective
February 5, 2007, had occurred at the beginning of the first period
presented.

(i) Non-GAAP measures - Shareholders' equity per share is defined as
shareholders' equity divided by total number of shares outstanding at
end of period. Equity ratio is defined as shareholders' equity divided
by total assets at the end of period.


Production Three months ended Twelve months ended
Summary (ii) December 31, December 31,
(unaudited) 2007 2006 Change 2007 2006 Change
------------------------ ----------------------------
Copper (tonnes) 27,487 15,602 76% 97,120 24,091 303%
Zinc (tonnes) 37,184 42,585 -13% 152,020 167,422 -9%
Lead (tonnes) 10,370 11,451 -9% 44,560 45,106 -1%
Nickel (tonnes) 1,690 - 3,270 -
Silver (ounces) 714,501 608,275 17% 2,737,798 2,008,310 36%
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(ii) Production is contained metal produced by the Company and excludes
pre-acquisiton production


Unaudited Results

The results contained in this release are unaudited and subject to change as a result of any adjustments that may arise as a result of the audit process.

Significant Highlights

- The net loss for the fourth quarter of 2007 was $436.6 million compared to net earnings of $62.2 million for the same period in 2006. Excluding the impairment charges and related income taxes, fourth quarter earnings were $6.9 million below the corresponding period in 2006 as a result of higher income tax expenses.

- Earnings for the year before impairment charges and income taxes increased 123% to $337.8 million following significant growth as a result of the merger with EuroZinc in October 2006 and the acquisition of Rio Narcea in July 2007.

- Significant increase in copper production with copper revenue representing greater than 50% of sales in 2007.

- Construction commenced on the Zinkgruvan Copper Project.

- Aljustrel mine achieved first zinc production in December 2007 in accordance with plan.

Fourth Quarter 2007 Operational Summary

- Production of contained copper increased 76% to 27,487 tonnes in the period. Production of contained zinc was 13% lower in the fourth quarter 2007 compared with the previous corresponding quarter and contained lead was 9% lower. These reductions arose from lower head grades at Zinkgruvan, lower recoveries at Galmoy and scheduled reductions at Storliden which is planned to close in 2008. Production of nickel metal contained in concentrate amounted to 1,690 tonnes. There was no nickel production prior to the acquisition of Aguablanca.

- Production of zinc concentrates from the Aljustrel mine started according to plan in December. Commercial production is expected to begin early in the second quarter. Ore is currently produced from the Moinho ore body. Production of ore from the richer Feitas ore body is expected to start during the second half of 2008.

Project Summary

- The Ozernoe Zinc Project in eastern Russia is undergoing a feasibility study where the main focus during the fourth quarter 2007 was the commencement of size throughput studies considering as a minimum a 6 million tonne per annum initial mill feed rate. Certain of the milestones contained within the mineral license are under negotiation. These milestones need to be extended and while there is no indication that such extensions will not be given, there is also no guarantee that these extensions will be granted.

- At the Tenke Fungurume Copper Project in DRC, concrete installation started during the fourth quarter 2007. Lundin Mining's partner Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. ("Freeport McMoRan") announced updated capital costs with the latest estimated direct capital cost rising to $900 million. First copper production is now expected in 2009. On February 19, 2008 the Company received a copy of a letter from the Ministry of Mines, Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo pertaining to the review of mining contracts in the country. The letter was addressed to Tenke Fungurume Mining S.A.R.L. the entity which is developing the mine and in which the Company has an equity investment of 24.75%. An appropriate response has been made to the Ministry of Mines.

- Study commenced on the Lombador Zinc Project. If this project is approved, it will significantly increase the Company's zinc production.

Impairment Charges

After tax impairment charges of $491.9 million ($543.1 million less a future income tax recovery of $51.2 million) were recorded in the fourth quarter of 2007. The impairment charges include a $350.0 million write-down of goodwill from the EuroZinc and Rio Narcea acquisitions and $193.1 million ($141.9 million after-tax) write-down in the carrying value of the Aljustrel mine. These impairment charges were due primarily to the decline in both the US dollar against the Euro and nickel prices. The Company's operations in Europe incur operating and capital costs in Euro while revenue from concentrate sales is denominated in US dollars.

Restatement of financial statements

The Company was informed by its tax advisors that a lower tax rate than allowed had been used in Portugal resulting in an under declaration of past tax contributions. The Company has restated and refiled its financial statements for each of the interim periods in 2007 and restated the 2006 annual financial statements presented in the comparative information in the financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2007.

The restatement primarily affected the original allocation of the purchase price for the acquisition of EuroZinc Mining Corporation, the tax rate applied to the Portuguese operations since the date of their acquisition and the reversal of a future income tax benefit recorded in the third quarter. The effect on the earnings of the Company for the year ended December 31, 2006 is not significant.

A summary of the effect of the changes on previously reported net earnings of the Company is as follows:



Three months ended
(unaudited) ---------------------------------------
($000's except per share data) 30-Sep-07 30-Jun-07 31-Mar-07
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Net earnings as previously reported $ 123,100 $ 159,908 $ 53,708
As restated 76,591(i) 153,777 52,080

Restated Earnings per Share
Basic earnings per share $ 0.20 $ 0.54 $ 0.18
Diluted earnings per share $ 0.20 $ 0.54 $ 0.18

(i) Primarily due to the reversal of a future income tax benefit recorded
in the period.


Outlook

- 2008 production is expected to be 92,000 tonnes of contained copper, 202,000 tonnes of contained zinc, 6,800 tonnes of contained nickel and 47,000 tonnes of contained lead.

- Growth in Asian metal demand is expected to balance softness in North America and Europe.

- Treatment charges for copper concentrates are expected to fall. Treatment charges for zinc concentrates are expected to increase in favour of the smelters.

- Development continues in respect of the Tenke Fungurume Copper Project in the DRC and the Zinkgruvan Copper Project. Feasibility studies continue with respect to the Neves-Corvo Lombador Zinc Project and Ozernoe Zinc Project.

- Capital expenditures are expected to be $350 million to $400 million in 2008. Exploration is expected to remain near or slightly above 2007 levels.

- A review is underway involving all of the Company's operations and projects with a view to continuous improvement.

ADDITIONAL MANAGEMENT COMMENTS

(Expressed in United States dollars, unless otherwise indicated)

THREE AND TWELVE MONTH PERIODS ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2007 and 2006

Please refer to the cautionary statement of forward-looking information at the end of these comments on the financial results provided herewith. Additional information relating to the Company is available on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com and at the Company web site at www.lundinmining.com. All the financial information in these Additional Management Comments has been prepared in accordance with Canadian generally accepted accounting principles ("Canadian GAAP") and all dollar amounts in the tables are expressed in thousands of US dollars, unless otherwise noted.

Overview

Lundin Mining is a Canadian-based international mining company that owns and operates the Neves-Corvo copper/zinc mine and the Aljustrel zinc mine in Portugal, the Zinkgruvan zinc/lead/silver mine in Sweden, the Galmoy zinc/lead mine in Ireland and the Aguablanca nickel/copper mine in Spain. Additionally, the Company owns the Storliden copper/zinc mine in Sweden, which is operated by Boliden AB. The Company also holds a 24.75% equity interest in the Tenke Fungurume Project, a major copper-cobalt project under development in the Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC") and a 49% interest in the Ozernoe Project in eastern Russia, one of the largest undeveloped zinc/lead projects in the world.

Recent Developments and Highlights

Production commenced at the Aljustrel mine

On December 16, 2007, the management team at the Aljustrel mine successfully started to process run of mine ore from the Moinho ore body and to produce zinc concentrates after fourteen years of care and maintenance. Management expects to bring forward by twelve months the production of zinc and lead concentrates stemming from the Feitais ore body, which was originally planned to take place during the second half of 2009. Ore from the Feitas ore body is known for its higher content of recoverable lead and silver, which will provide by-product credits. It is planned for the mine to reach full production during the first quarter 2009 at a rate of 80,000 tonnes of contained zinc, 17,000 tonnes of contained lead and 1.25 million ounces of silver (silver contained in concentrate sold as part of Silverstone deal announced in the third quarter of 2007).

Phil Wright appointed President and CEO of Lundin Mining Corporation

On January 16, 2008 Mr. Phil Wright was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Lundin Mining Corporation and joined the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Wright is an experienced Chief Executive with expertise in operations, large-scale feasibility studies and project management. He has post-graduate finance qualifications, is a graduate of Harvard's School of Business (PMD) and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Announcement of Normal Course Issuer Bid

The Company announced on December 19, 2007 a Normal Course Issuer Bid ("NCIB") to repurchase up to 19,620,139 previously issued common shares, and has filed the applicable notice with the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "Exchange") in accordance with Exchange policies. The Company may if it elects to do so, based upon market and investment considerations, acquire up to 19,620,139 common shares, representing 5% of the Company's 392,402,771 outstanding common shares as at the date hereof, on the open market through the facilities of the Exchange. In accordance with Exchange policies, the duration of the NCIB will be no more than one year, commencing December 21, 2007 and ending December 20, 2008, and daily purchases made by the Company will not exceed 630,208 common shares, being 25% of the average daily trading volume of the Company's common shares on the Exchange (2,520,833 common shares), subject to certain prescribed exceptions. Any shares purchased by the Company will be cancelled.

As at March 19, 2008, 2,150,700 shares had been purchased in the normal course issuer bid at an average price of $8.76 CAD.

Developments in the Tenke Fungurume Copper Project

During the fourth quarter 2007, Freeport McMoRan announced updated capital costs with the latest estimated direct capital cost rising to $900 million. First copper production is now expected in 2009. The estimated cost of the project continues to be tracked closely by Freeport McMoRan to mitigate risks of further increase; however, these can not be ruled out. Bank debt negotiations with a group of multi-laterals also progressed in parallel to the partners Freeport McMoRan and Lundin Mining financing construction with shareholder loans on a 70:30 basis. Debt financing completion for a large limited recourse debt facility was delayed pending resolution by the government of DRC on their multi-project contract review.

On February 19, 2008 the Company received a copy of a letter from the Ministry of Mines, Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo ("the Government") pertaining to the review of mining contracts in the country. The letter was addressed to Tenke Fungurume Mining S.A.R.L. ("TFM"), the entity which is developing the mine and in which the Company has an equity investment of 24.75%.

In the letter, the Ministry of Mines requests that further discussions take place regarding the TFM mining partnership with Gecamines, the DRC state-owned mining company. Discussions have been requested in respect of such matters as the quantum of transfer payments; Gecamines percentage share ownership in TFM; Gecamines involvement in the management of TFM; regularization of certain issues under Congolese law; and the implementation of social plans.

The Company believes that its agreements with Freeport McMoRan and TFM's agreements with the Government are legally binding, that all associated issues have been dealt with fully under Congolese law and that the overall fiscal terms previously negotiated and incorporated into the Amended and Restated Mining Convention exceed the requirements of the Congolese Mining Code. An appropriate response has been made to the Ministry of Mines.

Summary of Operations



Metal Produced - Own Production(i)
Three months ended Twelve months ended
December 31 December 31
(unaudited) 2007 2006 Change 2007 2006 Change
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Copper Neves-Corvo 25,317 13,449 88% 90,182 13,449 571%
(tonnes) Storliden 622 2,153 -71% 3,870 10,642 -64%
Aguablanca 1,548 - 3,068 -
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Total 27,487 15,602 76% 97,120 24,091 303%

Zinc Neves-Corvo 6,018 3,634 66% 24,163 3,634 565%
(tonnes) Zinkgruvan 17,618 19,750 -11% 68,441 75,909 -10%
Storliden 2,570 5,728 -55% 13,944 27,824 -50%
Galmoy 10,788 13,473 -20% 45,282 60,055 -25%
Aljustrel 190 - 190 -
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Total 37,184 42,585 -13% 152,020 167,422 -9%

Lead Zinkgruvan 7,643 8,653 -12% 33,580 31,850 5%
(tonnes) Galmoy 2,727 2,798 -3% 10,980 13,256 -17%
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Total 10,370 11,451 -9% 44,560 45,106 -1%

Nickel Aguablanca 1,690 - 3,270 -
(tonnes) ----------------------------------- ---------------------------
Total 1,690 - 3,270 -

Silver Neves-Corvo 216,798 115,606 88% 852,448 115,606 637%
(ounces) Zinkgruvan 436,795 475,751 -8% 1,756,074 1,760,907 0%
Galmoy 60,908 16,918 260% 129,276 131,797 -2%
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Total 714,501 608,275 17% 2,737,798 2,008,310 36%

(i) Production presented in the above table only includes production from
the Neves-Corvo and Aguablanca mines since acquisition on November 1,
2006 and July 17, 2007, respectively.


Metal Produced - by mine(i)
Three months ended Twelve months ended
December 31 December 31
2007 2006 Change 2007 2006 Change
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Copper Neves-Corvo 25,317 18,625 36% 90,182 78,576 15%
(tonnes) Storliden 622 2,153 -71% 3,870 10,642 -64%
Aguablanca 1,548 1,775 -13% 6,281 6,616 -5%
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Total 27,487 22,553 22% 100,333 95,834 5%

Zinc Neves-Corvo 6,018 4,486 34% 24,163 7,505 222%
(tonnes) Zinkgruvan 17,618 19,750 -11% 68,441 75,909 -10%
Storliden 2,570 5,728 -55% 13,944 27,824 -50%
Galmoy 10,788 13,473 -20% 45,282 60,055 -25%
Aljustrel 190 - 190 -
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Total 37,184 43,437 -14% 152,020 171,293 -11%

Lead Zinkgruvan 7,643 8,653 -12% 33,580 31,850 5%
(tonnes) Galmoy 2,727 2,798 -3% 10,980 13,256 -17%
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Total 10,370 11,451 -9% 44,560 45,106 -1%

Nickel Aguablanca 1,690 1,635 3% 6,630 6,398 4%
(tonnes) ----------------------------------- ---------------------------
Total 1,690 1,635 3% 6,630 6,398 4%

Silver Neves-Corvo 216,798 155,895 39% 852,448 645,521 32%
(ounces) Zinkgruvan 436,795 475,751 -8% 1,756,074 1,760,907 0%
Galmoy 60,908 16,918 260% 129,276 131,797 -2%
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Total 714,501 648,564 10% 2,737,798 2,538,225 8%

(i) Although the consolidated operating results only reflect
post-acquisition metal production from Neves-Corvo and Aguablanca on
November 1, 2006 and July 17, 2007 respectively, for comparative
purposes, this table includes 100% of 2006 and 2007 metal production
from those mines.


Metal Sold and Payable(i)
Three months ended Twelve months ended
December 31 December 31
(unaudited) 2007 2006 Change 2007 2006 Change
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Copper Neves-Corvo 24,648 12,977 90% 86,180 12,977 564%
(tonnes) Storliden 591 2,153 -73% 3,672 10,642 -65%
Aguablanca 1,268 - 2,685 -
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Total 26,507 15,130 75% 92,537 23,619 292%

Zinc Neves-Corvo 6,016 3,576 68% 20,927 3,576 485%
(tonnes) Zinkgruvan 13,657 19,139 -29% 57,020 78,716 -28%
Storliden 2,183 5,737 -62% 11,852 27,824 -57%
Galmoy 8,511 14,258 -40% 37,623 59,197 -36%
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Total 30,367 42,710 -29% 127,422 169,313 -25%

Lead Zinkgruvan 9,566 5,811 65% 35,160 29,438 19%
(tonnes) Galmoy 2,666 2,673 0% 9,881 14,042 -30%
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Total 12,232 8,484 44% 45,041 43,480 4%

Nickel Aguablanca 1,449 - 3,025 -
(tonnes) ----------------------------------- ---------------------------
Total 1,449 - 3,025 -

Silver Neves-Corvo 143,819 73,911 95% 556,699 73,911 653%
(ounces) Zinkgruvan 542,463 328,249 65% 1,827,576 1,629,133 12%
Galmoy 46,810 13,735 241% 88,919 155,633 -43%
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Total 733,092 415,895 76% 2,473,194 1,858,677 33%

(i) Sales quantities presented in this table only includes sales from the
Neves-Corvo and Aguablanca mines since acquisition on November 1, 2006
and July 17, 2007 respectively.


Results of Operations

Sales

Total sales increased $17.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2007 to $253.1 million compared with $236.1 million for the same period in 2006. This increase was due almost entirely to the merger with EuroZinc and the acquisition of Rio Narcea. Neves-Corvo sales include a full quarter in 2007 compared to two months in 2006 and Aguablanca, which was acquired on July 17, 2007, is included for the first time. Offsetting these increases were a reduction in zinc sales stemming from lower production and an average reduction in the price for zinc of 37%.

Sales for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 were $1,059.7 million as compared with $539.7 million for the same period in 2006, the result of both the additional operations as noted above and higher realized metal prices for copper and lead in 2007.

Cost of Sales

Cost of sales decreased $13.1 million in the fourth quarter to $96.2 million compared with cost of sales of $109.3 million for the same period in 2006 which is not directly comparable. The cost of sales in the current quarter includes a non-recurring fair value adjustment in the Company's favour of $6.7 million relating to the Rio Narcea acquisition. The cost of sales in 2006 included a non-cash charge of $38.6 million relating to the fair value increase to the Neves-Corvo inventory which resulted from the purchase price accounting on the EuroZinc acquisition as at October 31, 2006.

Cost of sales for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 were $379.3 million compared with $219.0 million for the same period in 2006. The increase was largely attributable to the full year's operating results from the Neves-Corvo mine and five months of operating results from the Aguablanca mine.

Accretion of Asset Retirement Obligations and Other

During the fourth quarter of 2007 accretion of asset retirement obligation and provision for severance on mine closure totaled $4.3 million compared to $1.3 million for the same period in 2006. Increased accretion expenses were from the Neves-Corvo and Aljustrel mines acquired on October 31, 2006 and the Aguablanca mine acquired on July 17, 2007 plus other mine closure provisions.

Accretion of asset retirement obligations for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 was $9.1 million compared with $1.3 million for same period in 2006.

Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization

Depreciation, depletion and amortization increased $26.7 million to $59.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2007 compared with $32.4 million for the same period in 2006. This increase was due primarily to a full quarter of depreciation at both the Neves-Corvo and Aguablanca mines. The depreciation, depletion and amortization on the mining assets from the Neves-Corvo and Aguablanca mines were based on the new fair values allocated to each of the respective mining assets acquired.

Depreciation, depletion and amortization for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 was $175.7 million as compared with $74.4 million for same period in 2006.

General Exploration and Project Investigation

General exploration and project investigation costs increased $6.4 million to $10.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2007 compared with $4.5 million during the same period in 2006. A significant portion of the increase relates to the addition of the Rio Narcea exploration costs in Spain which comprise mostly underground drilling at Aguablanca and regional exploration in the Ossa Morena nickel-copper belt.

Exploration and project investigation costs for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 totaled $35.4 million compared with $9.9 million in 2006. In 2007 the Company spent $20.7 million on exploration in Portugal, $7.8 million in Sweden, $4.1 million in Ireland and $2.8 million in Spain.

Selling, General and Administration

Selling, general and administration costs were $11.9 million in the fourth quarter 2007 compared with $8.9 million during the same period in 2006. This increase was due primarily to the costs associated with the Sarbanes Oxley ("SOX") compliance costs, higher travel costs as well as the additional personnel and administrative costs associated with the recent mergers and acquisitions.

Selling, general and administration costs for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 were $30.8 million compared with $17.1 million for the same period in 2006.

The Company had previously announced that several of its offices will be closed during 2008. It is expected that closure costs and other re-organisation costs may amount to $20 million and will be weighted towards the second half of 2008.

Stock Based Compensation

Stock based compensation costs were $2.6 million in the fourth quarter 2007 compared with $0.2 million in the same period in 2006. The increase relates to the amortization of a comprehensive option grant in the third quarter 2007 combined with smaller grants in the fourth quarter to new employees.

Stock based compensation costs for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 were $12.0 million compared with $2.4 million for the same period in 2006.

Foreign Exchange Losses

Foreign exchange losses decreased in the fourth quarter of 2007 to $2.9 million compared with a loss of $14.2 million for the same period in 2006. The decrease in foreign exchange losses was due primarily to lower US cash balances held at our European operations compared to the same period in 2006.

Foreign exchange losses for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 totaled $18.6 million compared with $16.9 million for the same period in 2006.

Gains on Derivative Instruments

Gains on derivative instruments are comprised of realized and unrealized gains and losses from marking-to-market the Company's outstanding metal forward sales and metal options contracts. The net gain on derivative contracts during the fourth quarter of 2007 was $16.9 million compared with a net gain of $15.3 million for the same period in 2006. The Company's hedge positions for lead and copper were the primary reason for the $16.9 million gain in the fourth quarter.

Losses on derivative instruments for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 totaled $34.5 million compared with a gain of $0.4 million for the same period in 2006. The year-over-year change is largely the result of the rising price of lead throughout 2007.

Gains on Sale of Investments

Investment and other gains consist of investment gains realized from the disposition of available-for-sale securities. Investment gains in the fourth quarter of 2007 were $0.1 million compared to $0.01 million in the fourth quarter of 2006.

During the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 the Company realized a gain of $78.0 million on the sale of available-for-sale securities. There were no comparable transactions in 2006.

Impairment Charges

Impairment charges of $491.9 million ($543.1 million less a future income tax recovery of $51.2 million) were recorded in the fourth quarter of 2007 compared to $Nil for the same period in 2006. There were goodwill impairment charges of $350.0 million from the EuroZinc merger and the acquisition of Rio Narcea and capital asset impairment charges of $141.9 million ($193.1 million less a future income tax recovery of $51.2 million) on the carrying value of the Aljustrel mine. Management tests goodwill and other long lived assets for impairment at least on an annual basis to determine if the carrying value of the assets can be recovered.

Current Income Taxes

Current income taxes increased $6.6 million to $36.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2007 compared with $29.7 million during the same period in 2006. The increase is related to three full months of operating results from the Neves-Corvo mine in 2007 as opposed to the two months during the fourth quarter of 2006.

Current income taxes for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 totaled $136.5 million compared with $52.5 million in 2006. The increase was largely attributable to the full year's operating results from the Neves-Corvo mine and five months of operating results from the Aguablanca mine.

Future Income Taxes Recovery

Future income tax recovery increased $51.6 million to $58.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2007 compared with $7.2 million during the same period in 2006. The increase was driven by a recovery of $51.2 million in future taxes related to the impairment charges recorded during the quarter.

Future income tax recovery for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 totaled $71.8 million compared with a future income tax expense of $1.7 million in 2006.

Operations

Neves-Corvo Mine



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Ore mined, copper
(tonnes) 585,138 508,226 15% 2,184,205 1,951,557 12%
Ore mined, zinc
(tonnes) 103,123 83,390 24% 399,003 155,715 156%
Ore milled, copper
(tonnes) 577,377 473,986 22% 2,180,764 1,946,853 12%
Ore milled, zinc
(tonnes) 104,800 71,550 46% 396,719 147,674 169%
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Grade per tonne
Copper (%) 5.0 4.5 11% 4.8 4.6 5%
Zinc (%) 7.3 8.9 -19% 7.8 8.4 -8%
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Recovery
Copper (%) 87 87 0% 86 88 -2%
Zinc (%) 79 70 13% 78 60 30%
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Concentrate grade
Copper (%) 23.0 24.6 -7% 22.9 24.7 -7%
Zinc (%) 48.3 50.0 -3% 48.9 49.1 0%
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Production (metal
contained)
Copper (tonnes) 25,317 18,625 36% 90,182 78,576 15%
Zinc (tonnes) 6,018 4,486 34% 24,163 7,505 222%
Silver (ounces) 216,798 155,895 39% 852,448 645,521 32%
Sales $ 146,573 $ 130,897 12% $ 621,088 $ 509,697 22%
(i) Cash cost
per pound $ 0.81 $ 0.69 17% $ 0.75 $ 0.78 -4%
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(i) Cash cost per pound of payable copper sold is the sum of direct cash
costs and inventory changes less by-product credits and profit-based
royalties. See Non-GAAP Performance Measures.


Ownership

The Company merged with EuroZinc, which was the 100% owner of the Neves-Corvo mine, on October 31, 2006. In order to present comparable data, the 2006 and 2007 figures and financial data have been presented as if the operation had been wholly owned for the entire period. The Company's operating results only reflect the mine operations post the merger.

Production

A total of 688,261 tonnes were mined in the fourth quarter 2007, an increase of 96,645 tonnes or 16.3% over the same period in 2006. Over the full year, mined copper ore increased 11.9% to 2,184,205 tonnes and mined zinc ore increased 156.2% to 399,003 tonnes when compared with 2006.

For the fourth quarter 2007, production of copper metal in concentrate was 25,317 tonnes or 35.9% over fourth quarter 2006; contained zinc production was 6,018 tonnes or 34.2% over fourth quarter 2006. Copper ore head grade averaged 5.0% compared with 4.5% in the same period in 2006. Zinc ore head grade in the fourth quarter 2007 averaged 7.3% compared with 8.9% in the fourth quarter 2006.

With the productivity improvement systems now fully implemented, extraction and throughput rates continue at record levels in both the copper and zinc streams giving increased metal output. Comparing 2006 with 2007, the hoisting system utilisation increased from 59.2% to 64.3% and the effective hoisting rate increased from 474 tonnes per operating hour to 523 tonnes per operating hour. The zinc ore cut off grade was reduced in 2007 from 5.6% to 4.0% in line with price estimates during the year, thus promoting an increase in ore reserves at slightly lower average grade.

The cash cost per pound of payable copper metal sold during the fourth quarter of 2007 increased to $0.81 compared with $0.69 in the same period in 2006. Lower zinc by-product credits during the fourth quarter 2007 increased the cash costs compared to Q4 2006. The main reason for the lower annual cash cost for 2007 relates mainly to higher by-product revenue.

Zinkgruvan Mine



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Ore mined (tonnes) 243,265 240,589 1% 860,240 787,889 9%
Ore milled (tonnes) 237,945 225,367 6% 875,556 787,003 11%
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Grades per tonne
Zinc (%) 7.9 9.3 -15% 8.3 10.3 -19%
Lead (%) 3.7 4.3 -14% 4.4 4.6 -4%
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Recovery
Zinc (%) 94 94 0% 94 94 0%
Lead (%) 86 90 -4% 88 88 0%
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Concentrate grade
Zinc (%) 53.4 54.0 -1% 54.0 54.0 0%
Lead (%) 76.2 75.0 2% 76.1 75.0 1%
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Production (metal
contained)
Zinc (tonnes) 17,618 19,750 -11% 68,441 75,909 -10%
Lead (tonnes) 7,643 8,653 -12% 33,580 31,850 5%
Silver (oz) 436,795 475,751 -8% 1,756,074 1,760,907 0%
Sales $ 46,119 $ 59,706 -23% $ 206,067 $ 195,062 6%
(i) Cash cost per
pound of payable
zinc sold $ (0.03) $ 0.63 -105% $ 0.16 $ 0.54 -70%
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(i) Cash cost per pound of payable zinc sold is the sum of direct cash
costs and inventory changes less by-product credits and profit-based
royalties. See Non-GAAP Performance Measures.


Production

A total of 243,265 tonnes of ore were mined and 237,945 tonnes of ore were processed during the fourth quarter 2007, which represents a 1.1% and a 5.6% increase respectively over the same period in 2006.

Zinc and lead head grades were lower in the fourth quarter 2007 compared with the same period in 2006 at 7.9% and 3.7%, respectively. The relative drop in head grades was mainly due to a combination of the extraordinarily high grades produced in the fourth quarter of 2006 from the Burkland ore body, and the mining of lower than average grade areas at the Savsjon ore body. In December 2007, production from low lead grade (2%) areas in Nygruvan accounted for a quarter of the month's production. Planned higher zinc head grades for the fourth quarter did not come to fruition owing to over-break causing additional dilution in two of the main production stopes affecting December's production.

Zinc and lead metal production was 17,618 tonnes and 7,643 tonnes respectively for the quarter, or 10.8% and 11.7% below the fourth quarter 2006. The increased throughput did not compensate for the lower head grades in the fourth quarter 2007. The operation produced 436,795 ounces of silver contained in concentrate or 8.2% less than in the same period in 2006.

For the twelve-month period of 2007 the mine and the ore processing plant registered record ore production and ore treatment throughputs, showing an increase of 9.2% and 11.3% respectively compared with 2006.

The cash cost per pound of payable zinc metal sold during the fourth quarter of 2007 decreased to negative $0.03 per pound compared to $0.63 per pound for the same period in 2006. This decrease in cash cost was due primarily to increased lead sales, lower 2007 treatment charges and improved productivity, which aided in offsetting the rising cost of consumables. Cash cost per pound of payable zinc metal sold for the twelve month period 2007 decreased to $0.16 per pound compared with $0.54 per pound for the corresponding period in 2007 owing primarily to higher lead revenue. For details on the Zinkgruvan Copper Project, which lies adjacent to the existing Zinkgruvan ore deposits, see the Projects section of this report.

Storliden Mine



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Ore mined (tonnes) 67,423 88,605 -24% 276,786 346,652 -20%
Ore milled (tonnes) 62,127 92,541 -33% 258,905 362,316 -29%
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Grades per tonne
Copper (%) 1.1 2.5 -56% 1.6 3.2 -50%
Zinc (%) 4.5 6.8 -34% 5.9 8.5 -31%
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Recovery
Copper (%) 92 92 0% 91 91 0%
Zinc (%) 92 91 1% 92 91 1%
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Concentrate grade
Copper (%) 28.8 29.8 -3% 29.0 29.4 -1%
Zinc (%) 55.5 54.5 2% 55.1 54.2 2%
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Production (metal
contained)
Copper (tonnes) 622 2,153 -71% 3,870 10,642 -64%
Zinc (tonnes) 2,570 5,728 -55% 13,944 27,824 -50%
Sales $ 7,959 $ 28,216 -72% $ 56,354 $ 115,238 -51%
(i) Cash cost
per pound $ 0.29 $ 0.08 263% $ (0.06) $ (0.27) -78%
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(i) Cash cost per pound of payable zinc sold is the sum of direct cash
costs and inventory changes less by-product credits and profit-based
royalties. See Non-GAAP Performance Measures.


Production

Management originally planned to close the Storliden mine during the third quarter of 2007; however, due to the identification of additional ore in the Lower West and Upper East areas of the mine, the operation was maintained. During the fourth quarter of 2007 67,423 tonnes of ROM ore were produced and 62,127 tonnes processed.

As the operation draws nearer to closure, copper and zinc grades, as well as ore throughput are expected to decline. During the fourth quarter 2007 622 tonnes of contained copper and 2,570 tonnes of contained zinc were produced. Copper head grades were 1.1% and zinc head grades 4.5%.

The closure of the mine is scheduled for the second quarter 2008. Total costs for the closure of the operations are expected to be less than $400,000 and the corresponding provision has already been made.

The cash cost of payable zinc sold was $0.29 per pound for the fourth quarter 2007 compared with $0.08 per pound for the same period in 2006. Lower by-product revenue from copper negatively affected the cash costs when comparing the quarter and the full-year numbers to the same periods in 2006.

Galmoy Mine



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Ore mined (tonnes) 134,031 158,957 -16% 453,444 605,438 -25%
Ore milled (tonnes) 125,768 160,030 -21% 446,908 616,536 -28%
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Grades per tonne
Zinc (%) 10.8 10.2 6% 12.4 11.8 5%
Lead (%) 3.3 2.5 32% 3.4 3.2 6%
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Recovery
Zinc (%) 79 82 -4% 82 83 -1%
Lead (%) 66 69 -4% 72 67 7%
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Concentrate grade
Zinc (%) 52.0 52.7 -1% 52.0 51.8 0%
Lead (%) 65.3 64.7 1% 65.4 63.5 3%
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Production (metal
contained)
Zinc (tonnes) 10,788 13,473 -20% 45,282 60,055 -25%
Lead (tonnes) 2,727 2,798 -3% 10,980 13,256 -17%
Silver (ounces) 60,908 16,918 260% 129,276 131,572 -2%
Sales $ 17,806 $ 38,245 -53% $ 99,925 $ 119,662 -16%
(i) Cash cost
per pound $ 0.67 $ 1.24 -46% $ 0.84 $ 0.90 -7%
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(i) Cash cost per pound of payable zinc sold is the sum of direct cash
costs and inventory changes less by-product credits and profit-based
royalties. See Non-GAAP Performance Measures.


Production

Although the fourth quarter production levels were the highest achieved in any quarter in 2007 in terms of ore tonnages mined and processed, the results fell short of the 2006 equivalent period by 15.7% and 21.4% respectively. Ore mined was 134,031 tonnes and ore milled 125,768 tonnes. Mine production was impacted by backfill quality issues and the ore treatment plant was affected by concentrate transportation logistics between the mine and the port area. Towards the end of the year, backfill quality significantly improved and the industrial relations conflicts between the concentrate transport contractor, the port contractor and their respective employees improved.

Although zinc and lead head grades in the quarter showed a significant improvement compared with the same period in 2006, back fill delays in the high grade eastern stopes of the R ore body (15% Zinc) necessitated a rescheduling of the mining sequence, which detrimentally affected the quarter's average grades. Zinc recovery was 79% in the fourth quarter 2007 as compared with 82% in the comparable period 2006. Management focused on maintaining concentrate quality at the expense of lower recovery.

The main contributing factors to the mine's lower ore production in 2007 of 453,444 tonnes compared with 605,438 tonnes in 2006 include the following: restricted accessibility to areas due to low volume of backfill poured in combination with delayed setting of backfill (76,000 tonnes), unofficial industrial disputes (50,000 tonnes), and a slow start to the long hole program (35,000 tonnes). Zinc production was 24.6% below 2006 levels due to lower ore production, which was marginally offset by higher zinc feed grade. Notwithstanding higher lead recovery and higher lead feed grades, lead production was 17.2% below 2006 levels.

The cash cost per pound of payable zinc sold was $0.67 per pound for the fourth quarter 2007 as compared with $1.24 per pound for the same period in 2006. This decrease was due to higher by-product credits for lead and lower treatment charges for zinc.

Aguablanca Mine



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Ore mined (tonnes) 420,350 484,373 -13% 1,707,330 1,550,437 10%
Ore milled (tonnes) 406,107 418,600 -3% 1,668,959 1,486,800 12%
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Grades per tonne
Nickel (%) 0.5 0.5 0% 0.5 0.6 -13%
Copper (%) 0.4 0.5 -13% 0.4 0.5 -18%
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Recovery
Nickel (%) 77 72 7% 76 72 6%
Copper (%) 92 91 1% 92 90 2%
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Concentrate grade
Nickel (%) 7.5 6.4 17% 7.3 6.6 11%
Copper (%) 6.8 6.9 -1% 6.9 6.8 1%
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Production (metal
contained)
Nickel (tonnes) 1,690 1,635 3% 6,630 6,398 4%
Copper (tonnes) 1,548 1,775 -13% 6,281 6,616 -5%
Sales $ 34,495 $ - $ 75,838 $ -
Cash cost per
pound(i) $ 7.14 $ 7.43 -4% $ 7.23 $ 4.82 50%
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(i) Cash cost per pound of payable nickel sold is the sum of direct cash
costs and inventory changes less by-product credits and profit-based
royalties. See Non-GAAP Performance Measures.


Ownership

The Company purchased Rio Narcea Gold Mines, Ltd. (100% owner of the Aguablanca mine) on July 17, 2007. In order to present comparable production data, the 2006 and 2007 production figures and financial data have been presented for the twelve months ended December 2006 and 2007. However, the Company's operating results from the Aguablanca operations only reflect the mine operations since acquisition on July 17, 2007.

Production

Ore mined during the fourth quarter 2007 totaled 420,350 tonnes, 13.2% lower than levels achieved during the same period in 2006 due primarily to higher stripping ratios. Overburden extracted during the fourth quarter 2007 totaled 4.31 million tonnes or 143% more compared with the same period in 2006. Year-to-date, over burden removal totaled 13.1 million tonnes or 127% more than in 2006.

Plant throughput during the fourth quarter 2007 was 12,500 tonnes or 3% lower than in the fourth quarter of 2006, mainly due to a breakdown of the SAG mill gear box.

Nickel and copper production during the fourth quarter of 2007 was 1,690 tonnes and 1,548 tonnes, or 3.4% higher and 12.8% lower, respectively, than in the same 2006 period.

The cash cost per pound of payable nickel sold was $7.14 per pound for the fourth quarter 2007 compared with $7.43 per pound for the same period in 2006. On a year-to-date basis, cash costs increased from $4.82 per pound in 2006 to $7.23 in 2007. The increase is attributable to higher mine costs due to the planned increase to the strip ratio, combined with higher nickel prices that pushed treatment charges higher under the existing smelter contract.

Aljustrel Mine Development Project



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Ore mined (tonnes) 161,387 - 161,387 -
Ore milled (tonnes) 11,399 - 11,399 -
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Grades per tonne
Zinc (%) 4.5 - 4.5 -
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Recoveries
Zinc (%) 37.0 - 37.0 -
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Production (metal
contained)
Zinc (tonnes) 190 - 190 -
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Production

The commissioning of Phase I of the Aljustrel ore processing plant ramp-up stage started on December 16, 2007. The plant produced for a week before stopping over the Christmas holidays to make process and equipment adjustments and increase water treatment capacity. The plant performed well during Phase I and is now operating within the performance parameters expected in Phase II of the ramp up stage.

In the Moinho ore body, production drilling commenced in November 2007. However, there was no stope blasting carried out in 2007 as the development ore stock pile was sufficient to meet requirements for Phase I of the ramp-up stage in the ore processing plant. Definition drilling is underway to better define future mining block sequences.

At the Feitais ore body, ramp development reached a depth of 210 meters, which is critical to the first ore mining sequence. Excavation for a crushing station and a related coarse ore stockpile at the 190 meter level were started during the fourth quarter. Management expects to bring forward by twelve months the production of zinc and lead concentrates stemming from the Feitais ore body, which was originally scheduled for the second half of 2009. Ore from the Feitais ore body is known for its higher content of recoverable lead and silver, which will provide by-product credits.

The operating license was received during the quarter. Negotiations are still underway with the national rail to finalize the reconstruction of the rail spur to service the plant and transport concentrate to the port of Setubal. During the reconstruction phase, alternate transport to the port has been secured.

Commercial production is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2008. The Moinho and Feitais operations are scheduled to reach full production during the first quarter of 2009 at a combined rate of 80,000 tonnes of contained zinc, 17,000 tonnes of contained lead and 1.25 million ounces of silver (silver contained in concentrate sold as part of Silverstone deal announced in the third quarter of 2007).

Project Highlights

Ozernoe Project

Feasibility studies on the Ozernoe project in the Republic of Buryatia, Eastern Siberia, Russia progressed during 2007. Priorities included additional infill and step out ore deposit drilling, confirmatory metallurgical sampling and testing, commencement of a formal independent party feasibility study and establishment of on-site infrastructure to enable the project to advance.

International independent consultants were retained in the first half of 2007 to advance mineral resource and ore reserve modelling, to complete the overall project feasibility study, and to determine environmental and social impact assessments. Particular highlights or initiatives successfully concluded on the project included the conduct of environmental seminars with local, regional and federal stakeholders on mitigation of project impact, mineral deposit drilling where preliminary indications of resource modelling confirm the previous work by others and initial independent metallurgical test work which also is progressing according to expectations.

To facilitate further progress on the project, a 350 person construction camp was constructed at the site, local roads improved, and a bridge across a local river was installed to support both project access and improved year round transportation for the local population in the Ozernoe area. A weather station was installed, base line metallurgical work commenced, and other social and environmental impact assessments initiated. Headed by a Social Committee which included representatives of the local population, the local major and regional authorities, a number of social programs were conducted in the areas of medical support, education and training.

During the fourth quarter 2007, the focus of work was on starting size throughput studies considering as a minimum a 6 million tonne per annum initial mill feed rate. Ore reserve drilling also advanced with the objective of updating overall mineral resource statements in the first half 2008. Metallurgical testing significantly advanced during the fourth quarter 2007 at both Russian and offshore laboratories. Ground water supply wells were drilled and tested to investigate the hydro-geologic regime.

Project progress has been slower than desired and in order to address this and other perceived short-comings, a new Project Director has been retained and has commenced work subsequent to the period end. This appointment addresses some of the issues on the project with others being separately addressed. Certain of the milestones contained within the mineral license are under negotiation. These milestones need to be extended and, while there is no indication that such extensions will not be given, there is no guarantee that these extensions will be granted.

The historic resource for Ozernoe is reported as 157 million tonnes grading 5.2% zinc and 1.0% lead making it one of the largest undeveloped open-pitable sulphide zinc resources worldwide.

Tenke Fungurume Project

Under the direction of operating partner Freeport McMoRan, construction advanced during 2007 on the world class Tenke Fungurume copper-cobalt deposit in southern Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC"). The first phase of production facilities is designed to produce 115,000 tonnes per annum of copper cathode and a minimum 8,000 tonnes per annum of cobalt in hydroxide and cathode metal. Progress was made on completion of the first phases of construction camp facilities, major civil works for access roads and the rough grading of the plant site area were substantially completed and concrete work and tank erection was initiated on site. As at the end of 2007, more than 60% of the project design engineering and more than 70% of equipment purchases were completed. Construction progress approached the 17% completion point, supported by a construction work force in excess of 1,200 workers.

In parallel, a major power refurbishment project is in progress, advancing commitments by Freeport McMoRan-Lundin Mining to rebuild several generators at the Nseke Power Station, west of the Tenke Fungurume concessions towards Kolwezi. This investment will provide a dramatic improvement to the regional power infrastructure. The project also invested in national highway upgrades in the vicinity of the Tenke Fungurume area, and more than 20 micro enterprise businesses were started, aided by project funding to kick start local entrepreneurial developers in the area.

During the fourth quarter 2007, Freeport McMoRan announced updated capital costs with the latest estimated direct capital cost rising to $900 million. Copper production is now expected in 2009. Estimated cost of the project continues to be tracked closely by Freeport to mitigate risks of further increase; however, these can not be ruled out.

On site during the fourth quarter 2007, concrete installation was initiated and steel plate work erection of leach and CCD tankage. Additionally, truck shop structural steel erection commenced and commissioning of the continuous miner and subsequent operator training started with the pre-stripping of the Kwatebala deposit.

On February 19, 2008, the Company received a letter from the Ministry of Mines, Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo pertaining to the review of mining contracts in the country. The letter was addressed to Tenke Fungurume Mining S.A.R.L. the entity which is developing the mine and in which the Company has an equity investment of 24.75%. Management believes that its agreements with the government of DRC are legally binding, that all associated issues have been dealt with fully under Congolese law and that the overall fiscal terms previously negotiated and incorporated into the Amended and Restated Mining Convention exceed the requirements of the Congolese Mining Code.

Neves-Corvo - Lombador Zinc Project

During the third quarter 2007 an internal study was conducted to support a request for a capital investment to conduct a feasibility study on the Lombador underground zinc deposit, which is directly adjacent to the Neves-Corvo mine in Portugal. If approved, Lombador will significantly expand the Company's zinc production as it is developed. At the end of the third quarter, capital to undertake the completion of a final feasibility study was approved by the Board of Directors. Infill and resource expansion drilling continued on Lombador, and metallurgical test work of samples commenced towards year end. A feasibility study was initiated prior to year end with the intent to have this study in hand by December 2008, with a target to start mining Lombador in late 2011 or early 2012. Ultimate mining rate of Lombador is expected to reach 2 million tonnes per year.

Zinkgruvan Copper Project

During the third quarter of 2007, the Board of Directors approved a plan for development of the Zinkgruvan copper project. The plan targets a copper deposit lying adjacent to one of Zinkgruvan's zinc deposits in Sweden. In addition to facilitating copper production, this expansion is intended to improve zinc mining flexibility through both a second underground crusher and ramp access down through the Cecilia west deposits. Prior to year end, ramp construction had started and underground drifting advanced. Successful metallurgical test work was conducted and plant design, supply, install contracts were tendered. The objective date for the first copper production from the Zinkgruvan copper deposit is 2010.

Exploration Highlights

Portugal

Neves-Corvo Mine Exploration (Copper, Zinc)

Exploration efforts were focussed on the delineation of the Lombador South Zinc Zone (LSZZ). Drilling results exceeded expectations, resulting in a feasibility study for the Lombador Zinc Project. The results highlight the immediate exploration potential that exists within the mine lease.

Aljustrel Mine Exploration (Copper, Zinc)

Drilling was focussed on the Feitais deposit where the limit of the deposit was extended to the northwest, some inferred resources were converted to indicated resources and a new, significant copper zone was discovered.

Iberian Pyrite Belt, southern Portugal (Copper, Zinc)

At the Chanca prospect, located near the Spanish border, drilling confirmed a large copper-bearing stockwork zone, but any existing massive sulphides appear to be faulted out. An airborne gravity survey conducted over a portion of the Mertola and Castro Verde concessions and the Aljustrel area and will be used to target drilling next year.

Spain

Aguablanca Mine Exploration (Nickel, Copper)

The focus of exploration since the acquisition of Aguablanca in the third quarter 2007 has been the resource evaluation of the Deep Body and the underground potential of the Main deposit. The drilling will significantly increase the indicated resource of the Deep Body which is currently being re-estimated. Other near-mine targets will be further drill tested in 2008.

Ossa Morena Regional Exploration, southern Spain (Nickel, Copper, PGM)

This regional belt of rocks hosts the Aguablanca deposit and is being systematically tested other nickel-prospective intrusions. Drilling has been focussed on the more advanced Argallon and Cortegana exploration projects where encouraging broad zones of disseminated magmatic nickel sulphide mineralization were encountered, not unlike the low grade mineralized, outer zones of the Aguablanca deposit. An airborne electromagnetic survey was flown; conductors will be followed up next year with ground geophysics and drilling.

Toral Project, northwest Spain (Zinc, Lead, Silver)

Drilling confirmed the narrow but continuous nature of the known historic Zn-Pb-Ag resource and focussed on testing for up and down-dip extensions of the known historic resource with some success. Any additional work next year is pending review of all results, some of which were pending at the end of 2007.

Ireland

Galmoy Mine Exploration (Zinc, Lead)

The life-of-mine exploration program continued in 2007. During Q1, a new, high-grade zone of zinc-lead-silver mineralization, the "M-Zone", was discovered adjacent to the CW orebody. Delineation drilling has indicated that this new zone is not large enough to significantly extend the life of mine.

Keel (Zinc, Lead)

The Keel property is located in Longford County, Ireland. Drilling is focussed on testing the extent of the deposit and to determine if satellite orebodies exist in the area. One of three holes drilled intersected significant mineralization within two zones adjacent to the known extent of the deposit. Drilling will continue in 2008.

West Limerick (Zinc, Lead)

The license is located approximately 80 km west of the Galmoy Mine. Four holes have been completed to date with no significant mineralization detected. Drilling will continue on additional targets in Q1 2008.

Sweden

Zinkgruvan Mine Exploration (Zinc, Lead, Silver)

The focus for 2007 was the exploration for new ore zones within the Dalby and Finnafalet areas north of the mine, with very encouraging results. Deviation drilling is being successfully used at Dalby to delineate high-grade Zn-Pb-Ag mineralization encountered at depth (greater than 800 metres), while at the Finnafalet target, east of Dalby, mine stratigraphy has been intersected. This intersection indicates potential for additional resources to be found to the north. At Tostebacka, drill testing for ore east of the Nygruvan orebody did not encounter any significant mineralization and the drilling has been terminated.

Bergslagen Regional Exploration, southern Sweden (Zinc, Lead, Silver)

Systematic testing of prospective geology is being done in this host district to Zinkgruvan with the objective of finding additional feed for the mill. Significant Zn-Pb-Ag mineralization has been intersected at the Tvistbo project area, approximately 150 km north of Zinkgruvan. Drilling will continue to determine the northern and depth extent of this Zn-Pb-Ag mineralization. At the Palahojden project, additional drilling in first quarter 2008 will follow up an ore grade intercept made earlier in the year.

Skellefte Regional Exploration, northern Sweden (Copper, Zinc)

An evaluation of this northern program led to the termination of exploration in the district in the third quarter 2007. A partner is being sought of further the exploration program there. The application for a test mine at Norra Norrliden has been submitted to the authorities and after the expected granting of the application a test mining operation is expected to begin by the third quarter 2008.

Norrbotten District, northern Sweden (Copper, Gold)

The option agreement with Anglo-Rio was terminated in the fourth quarter 2007.

Metal prices, LME inventories and smelter treatment and refining charges

During the fourth quarter 2007 the prices for zinc, copper and nickel decreased by 18%, 6% and 2%, respectively, compared to the third quarter 2007. During the same period the lead price increased by 4%. The inventory levels of zinc, copper, lead and nickel on the London Metal Exchange ("LME") all increased during the fourth quarter 2007 compared to the third quarter. At the end of the fourth quarter 2007, the LME stocks of zinc were 89,150 tonnes (Q3: 61,350 tonnes), copper 197,450 tonnes (Q3: 130,775 tonnes), lead 45,475 tonnes (Q3: 22,150 tonnes) and nickel 47,946 tonnes (Q3: 32,442 tonnes). The inventory increases are a result of the slowdown in the US and European economies. In the case of lead and nickel almost all of the increase has been through deliveries to European warehouses. The increase in copper and zinc inventory has taken place not only in Europe but also through deliveries to warehouses in Asia.



Three months ended Twelve months ended
(unaudited) December 31, December 31,
(Average) 2007 2006 Change 2007 2006 Change
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Zinc US$/pound 1.20 1.90 -37% 1.47 1.48 0%
US$/tonne 2,646 4,194 -37% 3,250 3,273 -1%

Lead US$/pound 1.48 0.74 100% 1.18 0.58 103%
US$/tonne 3,262 1,631 100% 2,595 1,287 102%

Copper US$/pound 3.28 3.21 2% 3.23 3.05 6%
US$/tonne 7,239 7,087 2% 7,126 6,731 6%

Nickel US$/pound 13.36 15.00 -11% 16.87 11.02 53%
US$/tonne 29,453 33,060 -11% 37,181 24,287 53%
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During the fourth quarter 2007 the spot treatment charges ("TC") for zinc concentrates dropped from $325 per dry metric tonne ("dmt") flat (i.e. without price participation) to $285 per dmt flat. However, the drop in the zinc price on the LME still led to an increased differential between the spot TC and the terms of the 2007 annual contracts of $300 per dmt based on a zinc price of $3,500 per tonne and with upward and downward price participation. The spot TC ended the quarter about $70 per dmt higher than the annual terms at the closing price of the fourth quarter of 2007 ($2,354 per tonne).

The spot TC for copper concentrates increased during the fourth quarter and reached $46 per dmt of concentrates at the end of the quarter with a refining charge ("RC") of $0.046 per payable lb of copper contained. This should be compared with the average TC and RC for the first nine months of 2007 which were $25 per dmt (TC) and $0.025 per payable lb copper contained (RC). The reason for the increase was a combination of production problems in India, reducing the spot activity of the Indian smelters, and a seasonal slowdown in China. The spot market for copper concentrates is expected to pick up after the celebration of the Chinese New Year.

During the fourth quarter 2007 the spot TC for lead concentrates increased further and at the end of the year the spot TC exceeded the TC of the annual contracts. Exports of lead concentrates to China continued to be very low due to the introduction of an export tax on refined lead in July. During the quarter a number of lead smelters in China have closed or reduced production by up to 50%. The only exports of lead concentrates to China during the last quarter came under annual contracts. At the end of the quarter the spot TC in China was approximately $350 per dmt of concentrates flat compared to $200 per dmt flat at the end of the third quarter.

Outlook for metal prices and smelter treatment and refining charges

Growth in Asian metal demand is expected to balance the softness in North America and Europe. Since the Company's preliminary 2007 fourth quarter results release on February 28, 2008, the price of metals have increased. Prices for all metals are now expected to remain at or below current levels. The LME inventories for zinc, copper and lead are still at low levels. The demand for nickel has slowed over 2007 and the LME inventory has increased because of reduced production and de-stocking of stainless steel. However, the Company expects that the demand for stainless steel, especially in Asia, will pick up during 2008 and with it the demand for nickel.

For 2008, the Company expects treatment charges ("TC") for zinc concentrates to improve in favour of the smelters due to additional zinc concentrates being available to the market from the start up of new mines as well as reactivation of closed mines.

The market for copper concentrates is very tight and terms in the spot market are lower than the terms of both the annual and the mid-year contracts. The annual negotiations for copper concentrates have started and the company expects that the TC will fall further in favour of the miners.

The introduction by China of an export tax for lead metal has not only resulted in less metal exports from China but also considerably less imports of lead concentrates. This in turn has forced the miners to find new outlets for their products which have caused an upward pressure on the TC. For 2008, the company expects a small increase in the TC in favour of the smelters.

The raw materials market for nickel is not as homogenous as for the other base metals and there is no clear benchmark being set. Because of increased production of low grade nickel ores out of the Philippines, Indonesia and New Caledonia the treatment terms for nickel raw materials are expected to increase in 2008. However, the company's nickel concentrates are sold under multi-year contracts and will not be affected by this increase.

The Company expects its operational performances in all of its mines to improve in 2008 compared 2007. As well, overall production of contained zinc metal will increase with the addition of the Aljustrel zinc production.

It should be noted that the price of silver for silver produced in concentrate from Zinkgruvan has been fixed by the 2004 silver transaction with Silver Wheaton whereby Zinkgruvan receives the lesser of the prevailing silver price at time of delivery or $3.90 per ounce of silver delivered. The up-front cash payment received from Silver Wheaton in December 2004 has been deferred on the balance sheet and is realized on the statement of operations when the actual deliveries of silver occur.

During the third quarter 2007 the Company completed an agreement with Silverstone Resources to which the Company will sell all its all future silver in concentrate from the Neves-Corvo and Aljustrel mines at a fixed price of the lesser of the prevailing silver price at time of delivery or $3.90 per ounce of silver delivered, subject to an inflation adjustment. The agreement has been valued at $89.1 million consisting of an upfront cash payment of $42.5 million and the balance in 19.6 million common shares of Silverstone. This amount has been deferred and will be amortized over the life of the silver deliveries.

Currencies



Three months ended Twelve months ended
(unaudited) December 31, December 31,
(Average) 2007 2006 Change 2007 2006 Change
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SEK/US$ 6.42 7.08 9% 6.76 7.37 8%
SEK/Cdn$ 6.54 6.22 -5% 6.30 6.50 3%
Cdn$/US$ 0.98 1.14 14% 1.07 1.13 5%
US$/Euro 1.45 1.29 -12% 1.37 1.26 -9%
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Liquidity and Capital Resources

Cash Resources

The Company has cash and cash equivalents of $133.2 million as at December 31, 2007 compared with $402.2 million as at December 31, 2006 and $220.1 million at the end of the third quarter of 2007. Cash and cash equivalents have decreased $86.9 million from September 30, 2007 due primarily to capital expenditure programs, repayment of debt and investment purchases made by the Company during the fourth quarter. The Company does not own any asset-backed commercial paper.

During the fourth quarter of 2007 the Company repaid the $62.0 million balance on the $575 million committed revolving credit facility that was outstanding as at September 30, 2007. The Company then drew a further $40.4 million from this facility, which is outstanding as at year end.

Equity Capital Resources

Shareholders' equity at December 31, 2007 was $3,541.8 million, a decrease of $450.2 million from the third quarter of 2007. This decrease was due primarily to $491.1 million of impairment charges recorded in the fourth quarter and a $13.3 million decrease in the fair value of available-for-sale securities, offset by an increase of $56.9 million in cumulative translation adjustments from a strong Euro and Swedish Kronor where the Company's operating assets are held.

Hedging

The Company enters into derivative contracts for the purpose of managing risks and not for trading purposes. During the fourth quarter of 2007 the Company did not enter into any additional derivative contracts. As at December 31, 2007, the liability on marking-to-market the outstanding derivative contracts was $10.5 million.

Risks and Uncertainties

The operations of Lundin Mining involve certain significant risks, including but not limited to credit risk, foreign exchange risk, and derivative risk. For a complete discussion of the aforementioned risks, refer to the Company's 2006 annual MD&A, available on the SEDAR website, www.sedar.com and specific qualifications, if any, included in the management discussions regarding each mine and project in this document.

Reclamation Fund

As at December 31, 2007, the Company had $59.2 million in a number of reclamation funds that will be used to fund future site restoration and mine closure costs at the Company's various mine sites. The Company will continue to contribute annually to these funds based on an estimate of the future site restoration and mine closure costs as detailed in the closure plans. Changes in environmental laws and regulations can create uncertainty with regards to future reclamation costs and affect the funding requirements.

Outstanding share data

As at March 18, 2008, the Company had 390,413,431 common shares issued and outstanding and 6,226,188 stock options and 306,720 stock appreciation rights outstanding under its stock-based incentive plans.

Non-GAAP Performance Measures

Zinc, copper and nickel cash production cost (US$-pound) are key performance measures that management uses to monitor performance. Management uses these statistics to assess how well the Company's producing mines are performing compared to plan and to assess overall efficiency and effectiveness of the mining operations. These performance measures have no meaning within Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP") and, therefore, amounts presented may not be comparable to similar data presented by other mining companies. The data is intended to provide additional information and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for measures of performance prepared in accordance with Canadian GAAP.



Reconciliation of unit cash costs of payable copper, zinc and nickel metal
sold to the consolidated statements of operations
Thousands of US dollars, except zinc, copper and nickel cash production
cost per pound:

Three months ended December 31
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(unaudited) Zinkgruvan Storliden Galmoy
Zinc 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007 2006
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Operating
expenses,
excluding
depreciation $ 15,031 $ 8,378 $ 5,621 $ 13,859 $ 14,301 $ 15,333
Treatment
charges
for zinc 7,670 24,421 1,208 6,264 5,089 18,973
By-product
credits (23,737) (9,907) (4,294) (12,149) (6,910) (2,523)
Other items
affecting
cash
production
costs 9 421 (1,129) (7,087) - 192
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Total $ (1,027) $ 23,313 $ 1,406 $ 887 $ 12,480 $ 31,975

Zinc metal
payable
(tonnes) 13,657 19,139 2,183 5,737 8,511 14,258
Zinc metal
payable
(000's pounds) 30,100 37,008 4,811 10,700 18,758 25,819
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Zinc cash
production
cost per pound
payable metal
sold $ (0.03) $ 0.63 $ 0.29 $ 0.08 $ 0.67 $ 1.24
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Twelve months ended December 31
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Zinkgruvan Storliden Galmoy
Zinc 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007 2006
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Operating
expenses,
excluding
depreciation $ 56,224 $ 39,132 $ 29,866 $ 53,153 $ 56,963 $ 54,376
Treatment
charges for
zinc 45,430 75,241 8,121 23,206 36,404 58,356
By-product
credits (81,284) (36,578) (26,628) (59,455) (24,075) (11,545)
Other items
affecting
cash
production
costs 9 (972) (12,937) (30,930) - (348)
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Total $ 20,379 $ 76,823 $ (1,578) $(14,026) $ 69,292 $100,839

Zinc metal
payable
(tonnes) 57,020 78,716 11,852 27,824 37,623 59,197
Zinc metal
payable
(000's pounds) 125,672 142,207 26,122 52,100 82,921 112,538
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Zinc cash
production
cost per pound
payable metal
sold $ 0.16 $ 0.54 $ (0.06) $ (0.27) $ 0.84 $ 0.90
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Neves-Corvo
----------- Three months ended Twelve months ended
December 31 December 31
(unaudited) -----------------------------------------------------
Copper 2007 2006(i) 2007 2006(i)
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Operating expenses,
excluding
depreciation $ 45,962 $ 72,623 $ 181,359 $ 72,623
Operating expenses,
prior to Somincor
acquisition - 9,486 - 128,531
Treatment charges for
copper 12,391 9,378 46,378 9,378
By-product credits (9,081) (16,584) (50,948) (16,584)
Other items affecting
cash production
costs (5,158) (46,652) (35,266) (46,652)
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Total $ 44,114 $ 28,251 $ 141,523 $ 147,296

Copper metal payable
(tonnes) 24,648 21,235 86,180 85,440
Copper metal payable
(000's pounds) 54,324 41,061 189,941 188,363
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Copper cash
production cost
per pound payable
metal sold $ 0.81 $ 0.69 $ 0.75 $ 0.78
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(i) Includes pre-acquisition statistics.


Aguablanca
---------- Three months ended Twelve months ended
December 31 December 31
(unaudited) -----------------------------------------------------
Nickel 2007 2006(i) 2007(i) 2006(i)
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Operating expenses,
excluding
depreciation(ii) $ 14,531 $ - $ 55,366 $ -
Operating expenses
pre-acquisition by
Lundin - 10,877 50,539 36,125
Treatment charges for
nickel 12,992 23,164 27,127 65,626
By-product credits (11,186) (11,023) (26,677) (44,522)
Other items affecting
cash production
costs 6,475 1,984 (11,429) 2,150
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Total $ 22,812 $ 25,002 $ 94,926 $ 59,379

Nickel metal payable
(tonnes) 1,449 1,527 5,955 5,585
Nickel metal payable
(000's pounds) 3,194 3,366 13,129 12,313
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Nickel cash
production cost per
pound payable metal
sold $ 7.14 $ 7.43 $ 7.23 $ 4.82
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(i) Includes pre-acquisition statistics.

(ii) Includes a non-recurring fair value adjustment in the Company's favour
of $6.7 million relating to the Rio Narcea acquisition. This item has
been adjusted for in "Other items affecting cash production costs".


Reconciliation of realized prices
Three months ended December 31, 2007
(unaudited) ----------------------------------------------------
($ millions) Copper Zinc Nickel Lead
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Invoiced sales $ 190.8 $ 79.7 $ 46.2 $ 38.4
Pricing adjustments(i) (28.6) (15.8) (8.9) (3.8)
Sales before TC/RC $ 162.2 $ 63.9 $ 37.3 $ 34.6

Payable Metal (tonnes) 26,507 30,367 1,449 12,232

Realized prices, $ per
pound 2.78 0.95 11.68 1.28
Realized prices, $ per
tonne 6,119 2,104 25,742 2,829
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(i) Comprises of $13.4 million of negative final pricing adjustments of
third quarter 2007 sales, which were settled in the fourth quarter of
2007, and negative $43.7 million relating to year-end revaluation of
outstanding accounts receivable.


Outstanding receivables (provisionally valued) as of December 31, 2007

Tonnes payable Valued at
(unaudited) metal price per tonne
------------------------------------------------------------
Copper 12,610 $ 6,671
Zinc 19,862 $ 2,351
Nickel 1,539 $ 25,911
Lead 3,874 $ 2,564
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CAUTIONARY STATEMENT ON FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

Certain of the statements made and information contained herein is "forward-looking information" within the meaning of the Ontario Securities Act or "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 of the United States. Forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual events or results to differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties relating to foreign currency fluctuations; risks inherent in mining including environmental hazards, industrial accidents, unusual or unexpected geological formations, ground control problems and flooding; risks associated with the estimation of mineral resources and reserves and the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits; the possibility that future exploration, development or mining results will not be consistent with the Company's expectations; the potential for and effects of labour disputes or other unanticipated difficulties with or shortages of labour or interruptions in production; actual ore mined varying from estimates of grade, tonnage, dilution and metallurgical and other characteristics; the inherent uncertainty of production and cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses, commodity price fluctuations; uncertain political and economic environments; changes in laws or policies, foreign taxation, delays or the inability to obtain necessary governmental permits; and other risks and uncertainties, including those described under Risk Factors Relating to the Company's Business in the Company's Annual Information Form and in each management discussion and analysis. Forward-looking information is in addition based on various assumptions including, without limitation, the expectations and beliefs of management, the assumed long term price of copper, lead, nickel, cobalt and zinc; that the Company can access financing, appropriate equipment and sufficient labour and that the political environment in the countries where the Company has its mining operations and projects will continue to support the development and operation of mining projects. Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described in forward-looking statements. Accordingly, readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

Other Information

Additional information regarding the Company is included in the Company's Annual Information Form ("AIF") and Annual Report on Form 40-F, which are filed with the Canadian securities regulators and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), respectively. A copy of the Company's AIF is posted on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. A copy of the Form 40-F can be obtained from the SEC website at www.sec.gov.



LUNDIN MINING CORPORATION
INTERIM CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(Unaudited, in thousands of US dollars)

December 31 December 31
2007 2006
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(Restated)
ASSETS
Current
Cash and cash equivalents $ 133,207 $ 402,170
Accounts receivable 110,873 96,435
Inventories (Note 5) 51,001 24,723
Prepaid expenses 11,298 3,125
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306,379 526,453
Reclamation fund 59,174 31,710
Mineral properties, plant and equipment
(Notes 6 and 16) 2,189,973 1,656,590
Investments (Notes 3, 4(a) and 7) 1,525,181 25,882
Other assets 6,763 5,806
Goodwill (Notes 8 and 16) 531,118 616,426
Future income tax assets 80,582 17,261
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$ 4,699,170 $ 2,880,128
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LIABILITIES
Current
Accounts payable $ 106,266 $ 41,845
Accrued liabilities (Note 9) 90,865 103,151
Income taxes payable 103,526 102,103
Current portion of long term debt and capital
leases (Note 10) 8,640 3,284
Current portion of deferred revenue (Note 12) 7,243 3,264
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316,540 253,647
Long-term debt and capital leases (Note 10) 89,496 42,851
Other long-term liabilities 5,301 -
Deferred revenue (Note 12) 148,878 61,066
Derivative instruments liability (Note 13) 10,502 -
Provision for pension obligations 17,074 15,470
Asset retirement obligations and other
provisions (Note 14) 132,080 95,867
Future income tax liabilities 436,965 282,860
Non-controlling interest 528 -
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1,157,364 751,761
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SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY
Share capital (Note 15) 3,233,682 1,890,275
Contributed surplus 14,179 8,887
Cumulative translation adjustment (Note 3 (d)) - 52,404
Accumulated other comprehensive income
(Note 3(d)) 271,301 -
Retained earnings 22,644 176,801
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3,541,806 2,128,367
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$ 4,699,170 $ 2,880,128
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Commitments and Contingencies (Notes 6, 7(b)(i) and 11)

APPROVED BY THE BOARD

(Signed) Lukas H. Lundin (Signed) Dale C. Peniuk
------------------------ -----------------------
Lukas H. Lundin Dale C. Peniuk

See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements


LUNDIN MINING CORPORATION
INTERIM CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(Unaudited, in thousands of US dollars, except for shares and per share
amounts)

Three months ended Twelve months ended
December 31, December 31,
2007 2006 2007 2006
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(Restated) (Restated)

Sales $ 253,110 $ 236,072 $ 1,059,722 $ 539,729
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Expenses
Cost of sales (96,165) (109,309) (379,295) (219,016)
Accretion of asset
retirement
obligations (4,332) (1,284) (9,085) (1,284)
Depreciation,
depletion and
amortization (59,119) (32,394) (175,692) (74,448)
General exploration
and project
investigation (10,875) (4,505) (35,374) (9,857)
Selling, general and
administration (11,933) (8,886) (30,785) (17,051)
Stock-based
compensation
(Note 15(b)) (2,611) (238) (12,024) (2,381)
Foreign exchange
losses (2,889) (14,215) (18,622) (16,907)
Impairment charges
(Note 16)
Goodwill (349,998) - (349,998) -
Mineral properties,
plant and equipment (193,103) - (193,103) -
Gains (losses) on
derivatives 16,890 15,284 (34,526) 420
Interest and other
income 6,437 5,817 25,155 8,321
Interest and bank
charges (4,207) (1,646) (13,470) (1,646)
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(711,905) (151,376) (1,226,819) (333,849)
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Earnings (loss)
before undernoted
items (458,795) 84,696 (167,097) 205,880
Gain on sale of
investments 84 9 77,974 9
Equity loss (375) - (375) -
Non-controlling
interest (21) (2) 11 (183)
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Earnings (loss)
before income taxes (459,107) 84,703 (89,487) 205,706

Current income taxes (36,256) (29,717) (136,463) (52,451)
Future income tax
recovery (expense) 58,758 7,203 71,793 (1,707)
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Net earnings (loss)
for the period $ (436,605) $ 62,189 $ (154,157) $ 151,548
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Basic earnings
(loss) per share $ (1.11) $ 0.27 $ (0.46) $ 1.01
Diluted earnings
(loss) per share $ (1.11) $ 0.27 $ (0.46) $ 1.00

Basic weighted
average number of
shares outstanding 392,443,360 229,890,861 338,643,242 149,439,546

Diluted weighted
average number of
shares outstanding 392,443,360 231,724,899 338,643,242 151,152,105

See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements


LUNDIN MINING CORPORATION
INTERIM CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME
(Unaudited, in thousands of US dollars)

Three Twelve
Months Months
Ended Ended
December 31, December 31,
2007 2007
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Net loss for the period $ (436,605) $ (154,157)
Other comprehensive income
Decrease in fair value of available-for-sale
securities net of future income taxes (13,278) (2,802)
Unrealized gain on available-for-sale securities
sold during the period (464) (20,824)
Cumulative translation adjustment 56,875 239,330
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43,133 215,704
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Comprehensive loss for the period $ (393,472) $ 61,547
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See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements


LUNDIN MINING CORPORATION
INTERIM CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CHANGES IN SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY
(Unaudited, in thousands of US dollars)

Cumul- Accumu-
ative lated
Transl- Other
Contrib- ation Compreh-
Share uted Adjust- ensive Retained
Capital Surplus ment Income Earnings Total
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(Restated) (Restated)

Balance,
December 31,
2006 $ 1,890,275 $ 8,887 $ 52,404 $ - $176,801 $2,128,367
Stock-based
compensation - 1,520 - - - 1,520
Exercise of
stock options
& SARs 4,310 - - - - 4,310
Transfer of
fair value on
exercise of
stock options
& SARs 2,862 (2,862) - - - -
Transition
adjustments
(Note 3(d)) - - (52,404) 55,597 - 3,193
Translation
adjustment for
the period - - - 19,602 - 19,602
Changes in fair
value of
available-for-
sale securities - - - 8,357 - 8,357
Net earnings
for the period - - - 52,080 52,080
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Balance, March
31, 2007 1,897,447 7,545 - 83,556 228,881 2,217,429
Stock-based
compensation - 1,551 - - - 1,551
Exercise of
stock options
& SARs 1,474 - - - - 1,474
Transfer of
fair value on
exercise of
stock options
and SARs 5,694 (3,233) - - - 2,461
Translation
adjustment for
the period - - - 36,261 - 36,261
Changes in fair
value of
available-for-
sale securities - - - 15,611 - 15,611
Sale of
available-for-
sale securities - - - (9,945) - (9,945)
Net earnings
for the period - - - - 153,777 153,777
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Balance, June
30, 2007 1,904,615 5,863 - 125,483 382,658 2,418,619
Shares and
options issued
for Tenke
acquisition
(Note 4(a)) 1,329,075 661 - - - 1,329,736
Shares issued
on the
assumption of
Tenke
obligation
(Note 4(a)) 1,745 - - - - 1,745
Stock-based
compensation - 6,342 - - - 6,342
Exercise of
stock options
& SARs 1,584 - - - - 1,584
Transfer of
fair value on
exercise of
stock options
and SARs 1,117 (2,079) - - - (962)
Translation
adjustment for
the period - - - 126,592 - 126,592
Changes in fair
value of
available-for-
sale securities - - - (13,492) - (13,492)
Sale of
available-for-
sale securities - - - (10,415) - (10,415)
Net earnings
for the period - - - 76,591 76,591
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Balance,
September 30,
2007 3,238,136 10,787 - 228,168 459,249 3,936,340
Stock-based
compensation - 2,611 - - - 2,611
Exercise of
stock options
& SARs 506 - - - - 506
Transfer of
fair value on
exercise of
stock options
and SARs (781) 781 - - - -
Translation
adjustment for
the period - - - 56,875 - 56,875
Changes in fair
value of
available-for-
sale securities - - - (13,278) - (13,278)
Sale of
available-for-
sale securities - - - (464) - (464)
Share buyback (4,179) - - - - (4,179)
Net loss for
the period - - - - (436,605) (436,605)
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Balance
December 31,
2007 3,233,682 14,179 - 271,301 22,644 3,541,806
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LUNDIN MINING CORPORATION
INTERIM CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(Unaudited, in thousands of US dollars)

Three months ended Twelve months ended
December 31, December 31,
2007 2006 2007 2006
-----------------------------------------------------
(Restated) (Restated)

Operating activities
Net earnings (loss)
for the period $ (436,605) $ 62,189 $ (154,157) $ 151,548
Reclamation Payments (2,018) - (2,018) -
Pension payments (640) - (640) -
Items not involving
cash
Amortization of
deferred revenue (2,119) (946) (4,473) (3,093)
Depreciation,
depletion and
amortization 59,119 32,394 175,692 74,448
Impairment charges
(note 16) 543,101 - 543,101 -
Stock-based
compensation 2,611 238 12,024 2,381
Gain on sale of
investments and
other assets (1,145) (94) (79,035) (9)
Future income tax
(recovery) expense (58,758) (7,203) (71,793) 1,707
Provision for pensions 894 821 1,046 1,333
Interest accretion
and other (6,766) 2,686 683 1,018
Deferred financing
costs 3,033 - 6,086 -
Unrealized loss on
derivative instruments (44,524) (26,354) (14,159) (26,354)
Unrealized foreign
exchange losses 1,727 11,351 5,982 11,351
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57,910 75,082 418,339 214,330
Changes in non-cash
working capital items 25,219 35,639 (18,872) 32,891
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Cash flow from
operating activities 83,129 110,721 399,467 247,221
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Financing activities
Common shares issued 506 3,886 7,874 6,320
Deferred income - - 42,500 -
Put premium payments - - (9,759) -
Proceeds from loans
and other long-term
obligtions 40,352 1,068 753,949 1,068
Purchase of treasury
shares (726) - (726) -
Repayment of debt (61,881) (3,359) (716,744) (3,504)
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(21,749) 1,595 77,094 3,884
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Investing activities
Acquisition of
subsidiaries, net of
cash acquired - 1,965 (763,259) -
Acquisition of cash
of subsidiaries, net
of acquisition costs - 234,284 - 234,284
Mineral property,
plant and equipment
expenditures (72,152) (131,569) (196,309) (151,349)
Investment in Tenke
Fungurume (36,996) - (63,392) -
Investments in
available-for-sale
securities (60,987) 2,267 (298,675) (20,696)
Contributions to
reclamation fund (2,787) - (16,265) -
Other - - (3,996) -
Proceeds from sale
of subsidiary, net
of cash 1,205 - 273,285 -
Proceeds from sale
of available-for-sale
investments 2,354 1,467 307,433 1,599
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(169,363) 108,414 (761,178) 63,838
Effect of foreign
exchange on cash
balances 21,113 4,971 15,653 12,818
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Increase (decrease)
in cash and cash
equivalents
during period (86,870) 225,701 (268,963) 327,761
Cash and cash
equivalents,
beginning of
period 220,077 176,469 402,170 74,409
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Cash and cash
equivalents, end
of period $ 133,207 $ 402,170 $ 133,207 $ 402,170
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Supplemental
Information
Changes in non-cash
working capital
items consist of:
Accounts receivable
and other current
assets $ 24,979 $ 49,392 $ 1,091 $ 28,139
Accounts payable and
other current
liabilities 240 (13,753) (19,963) 4,752
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25,219 35,639 (18,872) 32,891
Operating activities
included the
following
cash payments
Interest paid $ 1,233 $ 3,378 $ 2,098 $ 3,392
Income taxes paid $ 15,341 $ 8,877 $ 82,981 $ 22,232

See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements


LUNDIN MINING CORPORATION

Notes to interim consolidated financial statements

For the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2007

(Unaudited - Tabular amounts are in thousands of US dollars, except for price per share and per share amounts)

1. BASIS OF PRESENTATION

The unaudited interim consolidated financial statements of Lundin Mining Corporation (the "Company" or "Lundin Mining") are prepared in accordance with Canadian generally accepted accounting principles using the same accounting policies and methods of application as those disclosed in Note 3 to the Company's consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2006.

These interim consolidated financial statements do not contain all of the information required by Canadian generally accepted accounting principles for annual financial statements and therefore should be read in conjunction with the Company's 2006 audited consolidated financial statements.

These unaudited interim consolidated financial statements reflect all normal and recurring adjustments which are, in the opinion of management, necessary for a fair presentation of the respective interim periods presented.

Certain of the 2006 figures have been reclassified to conform to the 2007 presentation.

2. RESTATEMENT

The following table summarizes the results of the restatement to the consolidated financial statements:



Net Reduction to Earnings on Restatement
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Three
Three months months Three months
Consolidated Year ended Ended Ended Ended
Statement December 31, March 31, June 30, September 30,
of operation 2006 2007 2007 2007
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Net earnings for the
period $ (1,401) $ (1,628) $ (6,131) $ (46,509)
Earnings per share
- basic $ (0.01) $ (0.01) $ (0.02) $ (0.12)
Earnings per share
- diluted $ (0.01) $ (0.01) $ (0.02) $ (0.12)

Three months Six months Nine months
Ended Ended Ended
Consolidated Statement of March 31, June 30, September 30,
Operations 2007 2007 2007
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Net earnings for the period $ (1,628) $ (7,759) $ (54,268)
Earnings per share - basic $ (0.01) $ (0.03) $ (0.17)
Earnings per share - diluted $ (0.01) $ (0.02) $ (0.17)

Each of the quarters were translated into US dollars using the quarterly
average Euro/USD Exchange rate. This resulted in a di minimus translation
difference when the quarterly earnings are accumulated.


Net Increase/(Decrease) to Balance Sheet on Restatement
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Consolidated Balance December 31, March 31, June 30, September 30,
sheet 2006 2007 2007 2007
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Total assets $ 50,528 $ 1,596 $ 765 $ 15,321
Total liabilities 51,929 3,324 6,896 61,830
Shareholders' equity $ (1,401) $ (1,628) $ (6,131) $ (46,509)


3. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN ACCOUNTING POLICIES

Investments

Investments over which the Company has the ability to exercise significant influence are accounted for by the equity method. Under this method, the investment is initially recorded at cost and adjusted thereafter to record the Company's share of post acquisition earnings or loss of the investee as if the investee had been consolidated. The carrying value of the investment is also increased or decreased to reflect the Company's share of capital transactions, including amounts recognized in other comprehensive income, and for accounting changes which relate to periods subsequent to the date of acquisition. When there is a loss in value of an equity accounted investment which is other than temporary, the investment is written down to recognize the loss by a charge included in net income during the period of loss.

Interests in joint ventures arise when the Company enters contractual agreements which provide for the sharing amongst two or more parties of the continuing power to determine the strategic operating, investing and financing activities of an entity. The Company proportionately consolidates its interests in joint ventures. Under the proportionate consolidation method, the Company's pro rata share of each of the assets, liabilities, revenues and expenses subject to joint control are combined with similar items in the Company's financial statements.

New Accounting Standards

Effective January 1, 2007 the Company has adopted the following CICA accounting standards:

a) Section 1530 - Comprehensive Income

This new standard requires the presentation of comprehensive income and its components and the inclusion of accumulated other comprehensive income as a component of shareholders' equity. Comprehensive income is the change in the Company's net assets that results from transactions, events and circumstances from sources other than the Company's shareholders and includes items that would not normally be included in net earnings until realized, such as cumulative translation adjustments resulting from the translation of foreign currency denominated financial statements to US dollars using the current rate method and unrealized gains or losses on available-for-sale securities.

b) Section 3855 - Financial Instruments - Recognition and Measurement

This new standard requires that all financial assets are classified as one of the following: held-to-maturity investments, loans and receivables, available-for-sale or held for trading. Financial assets and liabilities held for trading are measured at fair value with gains and losses recognized in net income. Financial assets held-to-maturity, loans and receivables and financial liabilities other than those held for trading are measured at amortized cost, and amortization is calculated using the effective interest method. Available-for-sale instruments are measured at fair value with unrealized gains and losses recognized in other comprehensive income. The standard also permits the designation of any financial instrument as held for trading upon initial recognition. The Company has not designated any financial instruments as held for trading.

All derivative instruments, including certain embedded derivatives that are required to be separated from their host contracts, are recorded on the balance sheet at fair value and mark to market adjustments on these instruments are included in net income. Under the transitional provisions for the standard only embedded derivatives acquired or substantively modified on or after January 1, 2003 are required to be considered for recognition and measurement.

All other financial instruments are recorded at cost or amortized cost, subject to impairment assessments. Amortization is calculated using the effective interest method.

Transaction costs incurred to acquire or issue financial instruments are included in the initial carrying amount of the relevant financial instrument.

Where a financial asset classified as held-to-maturity or available-for-sale has a loss in value which is considered to be other than temporary, the financial asset is written down to recognize the loss by a charge to earnings.

c) Section 3865 - Hedges

This new standard specifies the criteria under which hedge accounting can be applied and how hedge accounting can be executed for each of the permitted hedging strategies: fair value hedges, cash flow hedges and hedges of foreign currency exposure of a net investment in self-sustaining foreign operations. The Company has not designated any instruments as hedges.

d) Transitional Provisions

The adoption of Sections 1530 and 3855 resulted in changes to the Company's earnings for the year ended December 31, 2007 and required an adjustment to the balance for investments and the initial recognition of accumulated other comprehensive income at January 1, 2007.

The cumulative translation adjustment and unrealized gain on available-for-sale securities as at December 31, 2006 were $52.4 million and $3.2 million respectively. The aggregate of these amounts has been reported as the opening balance of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income in the Interim Consolidated Statements of Changes in Shareholders' Equity for the year ended December 31, 2007.

The cumulative translation adjustment and unrealized loss on available-for-sale securities for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007 were $240.7 million and $20.6 million, net of tax, respectively, and are reported in other comprehensive income.

4. BUSINESS ACQUISITIONS

a) Tenke Mining Corp.

On July 3, 2007 the Company completed the acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Tenke Mining Corp. ("Tenke") by issuing 105.4 million common shares valued at CAD$13.37 (closing price of the Company's shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange on the date of completion) per share and cash payments totaling $0.06 million to the former Tenke shareholders. The Company issued a further 0.14 million common shares at CAD$13.37 to satisfy an obligation resulting from a previous agreement between Tenke and one of its consultants. In addition, the Company issued 0.09 million stock options to a former Tenke director in exchange for the cancellation of Tenke stock options. The terms and conditions of these stock options remain the same as the Tenke stock options, except for the number of options issued and the respective exercise price, which were adjusted according to the exchange ratio. This acquisition has been accounted for as a purchase of assets.

Tenke, through its 30% owned subsidiary Tenke Fungurume Holdings Ltd. ("Tenke Fungurume") holds a 24.75% interest in the Tenke Fungurume copper-cobalt deposits under development in the Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC"). Tenke Fungurume has no ability to transfer funds to the parent and it is reliant on the parent for its pro rata share of its capital cost requirements.

The allocation of the purchase price of the shares of Tenke is summarized in the following table.



Purchase price
Common shares issued (105.4 million shares) $ 1,329,075
Common shares issued to satisfy Tenke obligation
(0.14 million shares) 1,745
Stock options issued in exchange for Tenke options
(0.09 million options) 660
Acquisition costs 1,026
Cash 60
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1,332,566

Less:
Cash and cash equivalents acquired (82,435)
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Net purchase price $ 1,250,131
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Net assets acquired
Accounts receivable $ 160
Prepaid expenses 22
Available for sale securities 1,084
Investment in Tenke Fungurume 1,254,229
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1,255,495
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities (377)
Future income tax liabilities (4,987)
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Net assets acquired $ 1,250,131
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The purchase consideration has been allocated to the fair value of the assets acquired and liabilities assumed based on management's best estimates and taking into account all available information at the time of acquisition.

b) Rio Narcea Gold Mines, Ltd.

On July 17, 2007, the Company acquired 85.5% of the issued common shares of Rio Narcea Gold Mines, Ltd. ("Rio Narcea") in exchange for Cdn$5.50 per share and 73.3% of the outstanding warrants of Rio Narcea for Cdn$1.04 per warrant. As at December 31, 2007, the Company had acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Rio Narcea and all of the outstanding warrants for cash payments totaling $918 million.

Concurrent with the offer to purchase Rio Narcea, the Company signed an option agreement with Red Back Mining Inc. ("Red Back") for the sale of Rio Narcea's Tasiast gold mine for cash consideration of $225 million and the assumption of $53.2 million in debt and hedging contracts. The sale was completed on August 2, 2007.

The purchase price was financed in part by an $800 million syndicated senior credit facility, which was reduced by the $225 million proceeds from the sale of the Tasiast gold mine.

This acquisition has been accounted for as a business combination using the purchase method. These consolidated financial statements include Rio Narcea's operating results commencing July 17, 2007.

Rio Narcea owns the Aguablanca nickel-copper mine and the Salave gold deposit in the Asturias province of Spain.

The allocation of the purchase price to the identifiable assets and liabilities of Rio Narcea is summarized in the following table.

Purchase price



Cash $ 917,981
Acquisition costs 4,257
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922,238

Less: cash and cash equivalents acquired (67,303)
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Net purchase price $ 854,935
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Net assets acquired

Restricted cash 9,174
Non-cash current assets 51,060
Mineral properties, plant and equipment 562,493
Assets held for sale 278,181
Investments 69,788
Other long-term assets 939
Future income assets 13,783
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985,418
Current liabilities (70,057)
Current portion of long-term debt (40,586)
Long-term debt (6,009)
Other long-term liabilities (16,178)
Asset retirement obligation and other mine closure costs (7,341)
Future income tax liability (148,674)
Non-controlling interest (400)
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Net identifiable assets 696,173
Residual price allocated to goodwill 158,762
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Net assets acquired $ 854,935
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The purchase price has been allocated to the fair value of the assets acquired and liabilities assumed, with goodwill assigned to the Aguablanca mine, based on management's best estimate and taking into account all available information at the time of acquisition. The fair values allocated were based in part on a valuation report prepared by an independent third party. The amount allocated to goodwill is not deductible for tax purposes.

5. INVENTORIES



Inventories consist of:

December 31, December 31,
2007 2006
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Ore stock piles $ 14,068 $ 4,522
Concentrate stock piles 11,449 9,305
Materials and supplies 25,484 10,896
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$ 51,001 $ 24,723
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6. MINERAL PROPERTIES, PLANT AND EQUIPMENT



Mineral properties, plant and equipment consist of:

December 31, 2007
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Accumulated
Depreciation,
Depletion
and
Cost amortization Impairment Net
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Mineral properties $ 2,106,236 $ 298,775 $ 71,306 $ 1,736,155
Plant and equipment 421,962 73,288 - 348,674
Development 226,941 - 121,797 105,144
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$ 2,755,139 $ 372,063 $ 193,103 $ 2,189,973
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December 31, 2006
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Accumulated
Depreciation,
Depletion
and
Cost amortization Impairment Net
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Mineral properties $ 1,416,942 $ 128,478 $ - $ 1,288,464
Plant and equipment 360,646 27,655 - 332,991
Development 35,135 - - 35,135
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$ 1,812,723 $ 156,133 $ - $ 1,656,590
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Development properties include the Company's 49% proportionate interest in the Ozernoe Joint Venture project which has a carrying value of $157.2 million (2006 - $139 million). The recoverability of the Ozernoe property is dependent upon the discovery of economically recoverable reserves, preservation and confirmation of the Joint Venture Company's licensed interests in the underlying mineral claims, the ability of the Joint Venture Company and the Joint Venture partners to obtain the necessary financing to complete the project, and future profitable production or alternatively, upon the Company's ability to dispose of the interest on an advantageous basis. Changes in future conditions of ownership, if any, could result in material reductions to the carrying value of the Ozernoe property.

On July 17, 2007, the Company completed the acquisition of Rio Narcea (Note 4(b)), the principal assets of which included the Aguablanca and Tasiast mines. The Tasiast mine was sold to Red Back Mining Inc. on August 3, 2007 for $225 million in cash and the assumption of $53.1 million of debt and hedging contracts. The cash was used to repay the $225 million loan borrowed to acquire Rio Narcea. The allocation of the purchase price to mineral rights was $319.0 million and to plant and equipment was $243.5 million.

On October 31, 2006, the Company completed the EuroZinc acquisition, which includes the mining assets of the Neves-Corvo and Aljustrel mines. The allocation of the purchase price to mineral properties was $922.6 million and to plant and equipment $321.9 million.

Management considered whether events or changes in circumstances indicated that the carrying value of any of its mineral properties may not be recoverable. It was determined based on this analysis that the Company was unlikely to recover the carrying value of its investment in the Aljustrel development project. Accordingly, pre-tax impairment charges of $193.1 million were recorded to reduce these assets to their estimated fair values, based on discounted cash flows over the life of the Aljustrel mine.

7. INVESTMENTS

Investments include the following:



2007 2006
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Investments in available-for-sale securities $ 207,814 $ 25,882
Equity investments 1,317,367 -
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$ 1,525,181 $ 25,882
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(a) Available-for-sale securities

Investments in available-for-sale securities consist of marketable securities which had a market value of $207.8 million at December 31, 2007 (December 31, 2006 - market value $30.7 million; $25.9 million at cost). These investments consist of shares in publicly traded mining and exploration companies. Beginning on January 1, 2007, under the provisions of CICA 3855 and 1530 (Note 3) the carrying amount of these shares became subject to revaluation on a mark-to-market basis at the end of each reporting period. Increases or decreases arising on revaluation are recorded in Other Comprehensive Income, a component of shareholders' equity.

The Company holds less than a 20% equity interest in each of the company in which it holds available-for-sale securities and does not exercise significant influence over any of these companies.

(b) Equity investments

Equity investments consist of the following:



2007 2006
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Tenke Fungurume Holdings Ltd. $ 1,314,814 $ -
Sanu Resources Inc. 2,553 -
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$ 1,317,367 $ -
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(i) Tenke Fungarume Holdings Ltd.

The Company holds a 30% interest in TF Holdings Ltd., ("TFH") which in turn holds an 82.5% interest in a Congolese subsidiary company, Tenke Fungurume Mining S.A.R.L ('TFM'). Freeport McMoRan Gold & Copper Inc. ('Freeport") holds the remaining 70% interest in TFH. TFM holds a 100% interest in the Tenke Fungurume copper - cobalt project (the 'TFM Project'). The Company and Freeport's net interest in the TFM project is 24.75% and 57.75% respectively. La Generale des Carriers et des Mines ('Gecamines'), a DRC Government-owned corporation owns a carried 17.5% interest. Freeport is the TFM Project operator. The Company exercises significant control over the TFM investment. Accordingly the Company has used the equity method to account for this investment since acquisition on July 3, 2007.



Balance, December 31, 2006 $ -
Acquisition of Tenke Mining Corporation 1,254,229
Cash advances since acquisition on July 3, 2007 60,900
Share of equity losses since acquistion (315)
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Balance, December 31, 2007 $ 1,314,814
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In connection with a long announced Government Policy to review all mining agreements in the DRC, the Ministry of Mines recently made a formal request for further discussion with TFM regarding the TFM Project partnership with Gecamines. Included in the request for discussion are such matters as the quantum of transfer payments to the DRC, the percentage of Government ownership in the TFM Project, the degree of Gecamines involvement in the management of the TFM Project, regularization of certain issues under Congolese law, and the implementation of social plans. The Company and Freeport believe the TFM agreements with the Government are legally binding, all related issues have been duly addressed under Congolese law and the overall fiscal terms as previously negotiated and incorporated into the Congolese Mining Convention as Amended and Restated and that they exceed the requirements of the Congolese Mining Code. Freeport, as operator has made an appropriate response to the DRC Ministry of Mines. Until there is resolution in this matter, the carrying value of the Company's interest is subject to uncertainty.

(ii) Sanu Resources Inc.

Pursuant to the terms of a private placement agreement dated December 26, 2006, the Company acquired 4 million units in Sanu Resources Inc. ("SRI") at a price of C$0.65 each. Each unit consisted of one common share and one share purchase warrant entitling the holder thereof to acquire one additional common share at a price of C$0.90 each at any time for a period of 2 years. On purchase, the investment consisting of the shares and share purchase warrants was classified as an investment in available-for-sale securities. On July 17, 2007 when certain Lundin senior officers and managers or their appointees assumed key SRI officer and management positions as well as 3 of the 6 seats on the SRI Board of Directors, management determined that the Company's 9.7% interest in SRI's then outstanding shares (approximately 16.9% on a fully diluted basis) constituted a position of significant influence in the management and control of the SRI operations. Consequently since July 17, 2007, the Company has recorded the SRI investment on an equity basis whereby the Company's proportionate share of reported SRI income or loss is added to or deducted from the carrying value of the investment.

8. GOODWILL (Note 16)

The following table summarizes changes to the goodwill carrying value relating to the EuroZinc merger and the Rio Narcea acquisition (Note 4):



December 31, December 31,
2007 2006
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(Restated)
Goodwill, beginning of year, as
previously stated $ 517,559 -
Restatement of prior year amount 98,867 -
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Goodwill, beginning of year as restated 616,426 -
Unallocated purchase price allocated to
goodwill 158,762 600,115
Impairment charges (349,998) -
Effect from changes in foreign exchange rates 105,928 16,311
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Goodwill, end of year $ 531,118 $ 616,426
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9. ACCRUED LIABILITIES



December 31, December 31,
2007 2006
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(Restated)

Royalty payable $ 42,726 19,526
Advances on metal concentrates - 15,582
Stock appreciation rights liability 984 9,222
Balance due on derivative contracts 1,831 14,815
Put premium obligation - 9,476
Investment purchases 3,122 -
Normal course issuer bid purchases 3,429 -
Unbilled goods and services and payroll
obligations 38,773 34,530
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$ 90,865 $ 103,151
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10. LONG-TERM DEBT AND CAPITAL LEASES



Long-term debt and capital leases consist of:

December 31, December 31,
2007 2006
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Five year revolving credit facility $ 40,352 -
Somincor bonds due 2009 39,369 35,689
Capital lease obligations 8,358 6,867
Deferred employee housing sales 274 238
Investment incentive loan 729 1,061
Aljustrel debt 2,516 2,280
Rio Narcea debt 6,538 -
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98,136 46,135
Less: current portion (8,640) (3,284)
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$ 89,496 $ 42,851
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Management believes that the fair value of long-term debt approximates its carrying value.

11. COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES

a) Silverstone Resources Corp. ("Silverstone")

On September 28, 2007, the Company entered into an agreement for the sale of silver in concentrate from its Neves-Corvo and Aljustrel mines to Silverstone. Under the terms of the agreement, the Company received a cash payment of $42.5 million and 19,656,250 Silverstone common shares valued at Cdn$2.36 on the date of exchange for a US equivalent of $46.6 million. Upon delivery of its silver in concentrate to Silverstone, the Company will receive the lower of $3.90 per ounce of silver contained in concentrate (subject to a 1% annual inflationary adjustment after three years and yearly thereafter) or the then prevailing market price per ounce of silver.

Upon closing of the transaction, the Company has recorded $89.1 million as deferred revenue, which will be amortized over the life of the silver deliveries.

b) Rio Narcea Lawsuit

In August 2005, the regional Government of Asturias rejected Rio Narcea's application for "change in land use" required to develop the Salave gold deposit. After a review of its legal options, former management of Rio Narcea commenced legal applications in local courts seeking reversal of the decision and, or monetary compensation for damages. The outcome and timing of any legal action on this matter is presently uncertain.

12. DEFERRED REVENUE

On September 28, 2007, the Company entered into an agreement to sell all of its silver contained in concentrate from its Neves-Corvo and Aljustrel mines in Portugal to Silverstone Resources Corp. ("Silverstone") in consideration for an upfront cash payment of $42.5 million and 19,656,250 Silverstone common shares having a fair value of US $46.6 million on the date of the exchange, plus a payment at the lesser of (a) $3.90 per ounce (subject to a 1% annual adjustment after three years) and (b) the then prevailing market price per ounce of silver.

The agreement extends to the earlier of 50 years from the agreement date and the life of mine for each of the Neves-Corvo and Aljustrel mines. During the year ended December 31, 2007, the Company delivered concentrate containing 147,000 ounces of silver in concentrate to Silverstone.

The Company has determined that the embedded derivative in the contract, related to the ability of Silverstone to pay a reduced amount for each ounce of silver contained in concentrate if, during the term of the contract, the price of silver falls below $3.90 per ounce, is not significant.

The following table summarizes the changes in deferred revenue balance:



December 31, December 31,
2007 2006
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Balance, beginning of year $ 64,330 58,176
Silverstone silver sales contracts 89,060 -
Amortization on delivery of silver in
concentrate (4,473) (3,093)
Effect from changes in foreign exchange rates 7,204 9,247
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156,121 64,330
Less: current portion (7,243) (3,264)
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Balance, end of year $ 148,878 $ 61,066
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13. DERIVATIVE INSTRUMENTS LIABILITY

The various derivative contracts include forward sale, swap, option contracts for the purpose of managing the related risks and are not for trading purposes. As at December 31, 2007, the Company had derivative liabilities for future metal delivery commitments as follows:



Outstanding Contractual Obligations due
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2010 and
2008 2009 beyond
--------------- ----------------- ----------------
Fair
Value
as at
Quant- Quant- December
Quant- Average ity Average ity Average 31,
Units ity price (000)'s price (000)'s price 2007
------ ------ ------- ------- -------- ------- ------- --------

Lead tonnes 10,500 $ 0.71 - - - - $(10,059)
Zinc tonnes 2,400 $ 1.23 - - - - 768
Silver ounces 95,000 $ 11.60 117,000 $ 11.60 167,000 $ 11.60 (1,211)
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$(10,502)
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14. ASSET RETIREMENT OBLIGATIONS AND OTHER PROVISIONS

The asset retirement obligations and other provisions relating to the operations of Neves-Corvo, Zinkgruvan, Storliden, Aljustrel, Aguablanca and Galmoy mines, are as follows:



Employee
Severance
Site due on mine
Restoration closure Total
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Balance, December 31, 2005 $ 73,699 $ - $ 73,699
Accretion expense 1,284 - 1,284
Changes in estimates 8,849 - 8,849
Other provisions 45 350 395
Amounts arising from acquisition 6,186 4,331 10,517
Effect on changes in foreign
exchange rates 968 155 1,123
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Balance, December 31, 2006 91,031 4,836 95,867
Accretion expense 5,719 2,273 7,992
Accruals - 1,335 1,335
Changes in estimates 12,819 - 12,819
Amounts arising from acquisition 7,294 1,108 8,402
Amounts arising from disposal of
Tasiast (1,000) - (1,000)
Effect on changes in foreign
exchange rates 8,089 657 8,746
Payments (2,081) - (2,081)
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Balance, December 31, 2007 $ 121,871 $ 10,209 $ 132,080
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15. SHARE CAPITAL

All shares, stock options and stock appreciation rights ("SARs") shown in the tables below are calculated as though the three-for-one stock split, which was effective February 5, 2007, had occurred at December 31, 2006.

(a) The authorized and issued share capital is as follows:

Authorized - unlimited number of common shares with no par value and one special share with no par value.

Issued and outstanding:



Number of
shares Amounts
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Fully-paid, issued and outstanding,
December 31, 2005 122,081,493 $ 243,305
Exercise of stock options for cash 1,643,784 6,320
Exercise of stock appreciation rights for cash 240,240 1,824
Transfer of contributed surplus on exercise of
stock options - 6,088
Shares issued in consideration for EuroZinc
acquisition 160,834,548 1,632,738
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Fully-paid, issued and outstanding,
December 31, 2006 284,800,065 1,890,275
Exercise of stock options for cash 1,903,173 6,544
Exercise of stock appreciation rights for cash 226,160 1,330
Transfer of contributed surplus on exercise of
stock options - 8,892
Return of fractional shares (69) -
Shares issued to acquire Tenke Mining Corp. 105,421,402 1,329,075
Shares issued on the assumption of Tenke
obligation 138,400 1,745
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Fully-paid, issued and outstanding,
December 31, 2007 392,489,131 3,237,861
Shares purchased pursuant to normal issuer
bid (i) - (4,179)
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Net fully-paid, issues and outstanding,
December 31, 2007 392,489,131 $ 3,233,682
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(i) Purchased in 2007 but cancelled in January 2008


(b) Stock options

The Company has an incentive stock option plan (the "Plan") available for certain employees, directors and officers to acquire shares in the Company. At the October 19, 2006 Special Meeting of Shareholders, the shareholders of the Company approved a resolution setting the number of shares reserved under the Plan at 7,000,000. As a result of a three-for-one stock split of the Company's shares on February 5, 2007, the number of shares reserved under the Plan was amounts to 21,000,000, which is less than 10% of the number of issued and outstanding shares of the Company. The term of any options granted will be fixed by the Board of Directors and may not exceed 10 years from the date of grant.

Option pricing models require the input of highly subjective assumptions including the expected price volatility and expected life. Changes in the subjective input assumptions can materially affect the fair value estimate and therefore the existing models do not necessarily provide a reliable single measure of the fair value of the Company's stock options granted or vested during the year.

The Company uses the fair value method of accounting for all stock-based payments to employees, directors and officers. Under this method, the Company recorded a stock compensation expense of $12.0 million for 2007 (2006 - $2.4 million) with a corresponding credit to contributed surplus. The fair value of the stock options granted at the date of the grant using the Black-Scholes pricing model assumes risk-free interest rates of 3.9% to 4.7%, no dividend yield, expected life from 1.5 to 2.5 years with an expected price volatility ranging from 36% to 43%.

The continuity of incentive stock options issued and outstanding during 2007 and 2006 is as follows:



Weighted
average
exercise
Number of price
Options (CAD$)
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Outstanding, December 31, 2005 2,002,500 $ 3.76
Granted during the year 360,000 10.23
Granted in exchange for EuroZinc options 2,319,549 5.41
Exercised during the year (1,643,783) 3.61
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Outstanding, December 31, 2006 3,038,266 5.11
Granted during the year 4,905,760 12.55
Granted in exchange for Tenke options - (Note 4(b)) 86,500 5.57
Cancelled during the year (9,520) 9.80
Exercised during the year (1,903,177) 3.86
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Outstanding, December 31, 2007 6,117,829 $ 3.76
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During the year ended December 31, 2007, the Company granted 4,905,760 incentive stock options to employees and officers at a weighted average price of CAD$12.55 each that expires between January 17, 2009 and December 5, 2012. On the acquisition of Tenke, in 2007, the Company issued 0.09 million stock options to a former Tenke director in exchange for the cancellation of Tenke stock options (Note 4(a)). In 2006, the Company issued 2.3 million stock options to former EuroZinc employees in exchange for the cancellation of the EuroZinc stock options. The terms and conditions of both the Tenke and the EuroZinc stock options remain the same as the respective pre-acquisition stock options, except for the number of options issued and their respective exercise prices, which were adjusted according to the exchange ratios on which the Tenke and EuroZinc acquisitions were based.

The following table summarizes options outstanding as at December 31, 2007, as follows:



Outstanding Options Exercisable Options
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Weighted Weighted
Average Average
Remain- Remain-
Range Number ing Weighted Number ing Weighted
of of Contrac- Average of Contrac- Average
exercise Options tual Exercise Options tual Exercise
prices Outstand- Life Price Exercis- Life Price
(CAD$) ing (Years) (CAD$) able (Years) (CAD$)
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$2.28 - $5.79 187,068 2.1 $ 3.41 187,068 2.1 $ 3.41
$5.80 - $10.59 1,350,000 3.9 9.68 795,000 3.5 9.53
$10.61 - $14.97 4,580,760 4.1 12.82 330,000 3.4 12.87
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6,117,828 4.0 $ 11.84 1,125,000 3.3 $ 11.43
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(c) Stock Appreciation Rights


In 2006, on the acquisition of EuroZinc, the Company issued stock appreciation rights to certain former EuroZinc employees in exchange for the cancellation of their stock options. The terms of the newly issued stock appreciation rights were the same as those of the cancelled options, with the exception of the number of shares and the exercise prices, which were adjusted for the share exchange ratio of the EuroZinc acquisition. Holders of stock appreciation rights have the right to either purchase the shares in the Company or receive a cash payout equal to the excess of the fair market value of the shares over the exercise price on the date of exercise. All stock appreciation rights are fully vested and exercisable.

The continuity of stock appreciation rights issued and outstanding is as follows:



Weighted
Number of average
stock exercise
appreciation price
rights (CAD$)
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Outstanding, December 31, 2005 - $ -
Granted in exchange for EuroZinc
options - Note (4(a)) 1,461,321 5.26
Exercised during the year (240,240) 5.21
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Outstanding, December 31, 2006 1,221,081 5.27
Exercised during the period in exchange
shares purchased (226,160) 6.76
Exercised during the period in exchange for
cash payouts (688,201) 4.14
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Outstanding, December 31, 2007 306,720 $ 6.69
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The stock appreciation rights are recorded as a current liability and are adjusted based on the Company's closing stock price at the end of each reporting period. The liability as at December 31, 2007 was $1.0 million (December 31, 2006 - $9.2 million).

All stock appreciation rights are fully vested and exercisable.



Weighted
Number of average
stock exercise
appreciation price
Expiry date rights (CAD$)
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June 8, 2010 135,360 $ 2.31
May 11, 2011 171,360 10.15
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Outstanding, December 31, 2007 306,720 $ 6.69
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16. ASSET IMPAIRMENT

Management tests goodwill and other long lived assets for impairment in accordance with the policies set out in the Company's annual financial statements.

The annual test for impairment of the goodwill related to the Portuguese reporting unit resulted in an impairment charge of $327.7 million, and identified that the carrying value of the Aljustrel mine was unlikely to be recovered, resulting in an impairment charge to capital assets of $193.1 million.

The company's operations in Europe incur operating and capital costs primarily in Euros, while revenue from concentrate sales is denominated in US dollars. Due to the decline of the US dollar against the Euro and the decline in spot nickel prices over the latter part of the year, the Company concluded that the fair value of the Rio Narcea reporting unit was likely to be less than its carrying value and conducted a goodwill impairment test, resulting in an impairment charge of $22.3 million.

The fair value of the reporting units was estimated using all available information at the effective date of the impairment test, including discounted estimated future cash flows, replacement costs and other market related data. Estimated future cash flows used to test impairment of goodwill and capital assets included management's estimates of operating results and capital requirements over the life of the related mineral properties. Key assumptions for metals prices, inflation and discount rates and US$ exchange rates were based on estimates available from third party sources that management believed to be reasonable in the circumstances. The fair value of the impaired long-lived assets was determined primarily using discounted cash flows over the expected life of the mine. Fair values of reporting units and capital assets were based in part on reports prepared by independent third parties.

The following table summarizes the impairment charges during the three months ended December 31, 2007:



Goodwill Capital assets Total
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Rio Narcea Gold Mines, Ltd. $ 22,340 $ - $ 22,340
EuroZinc Mining Corporation 327,658 193,103 520,761
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$ 349,998 $ 193,103 $ 543,101
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17. SEGMENTED INFORMATION

The Company is engaged in mining, exploration and development of mineral properties, primarily in Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Ireland, Russia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Company has seven reportable segments as identified by the individual mining operations at each of its five operating mines as well as its significant joint venture with Metropol and its investment in the Tenke Fungurume project. Segments are operations reviewed by the executive management. Each segment is identified based on quantitative factors whereby its revenues or assets comprise 10% or more of the total revenues or assets of the Company.



Operating segmented information is as follows:

December 31, December 31,
2007 2006 2007 2006
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Sales
Neves-Corvo, Portugal $ 146,573 $ 110,899 $ 621,088 $ 110,899
Zinkgruvan, Sweden 46,119 59,706 206,067 195,062
Aguablanca, Spain 34,495 - 75,838 -
Galmoy, Ireland 17,806 38,245 99,925 119,662
Storliden, Sweden 7,959 28,216 56,354 115,238
Other 158 (994) 450 (1,132)
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$ 253,110 $ 236,072 $ 1,059,722 $ 539,729
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Three months ended Twelve months ended
December 31, December 31,
2007 2006 2007 2006
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Operating profit, (Restated) (Restated)
including impairment
charges
Neves-Corvo, Portugal $ (456,176) $ 23,325 $ (186,251) $ 23,325
Zinkgruvan, Sweden 25,804 46,067 130,429 138,344
Aguablanca, Spain (17,002) - (28,635) -
Galmoy, Ireland (4,105) 15,216 20,879 39,657
Storliden, Sweden 2,023 8,862 17,434 44,755
Other (151) (385) (1,307) (1,100)
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$ (449,607) $ 93,085 $ (47,451) $ 244,981
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December 31, December 31,
2007 2006
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Total assets (Restated)
Neves-Corvo(i), Portugal $ 1,887,215 $ 2,203,467
Zinkgruvan, Sweden 455,618 437,570
Aguablanca, Spain 829,455 -
Galmoy, Ireland 169,547 175,527
Storliden, Sweden 62,330 107,082
Ozernoe, Russia 164,933 150,292
Tenke Fungurume, Democratic Republic of Congo 1,314,819 -
Other and Intercorporate adjustments (184,747) (193,810)
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$ 4,699,170 $ 2,880,128
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(i) Neves-Corvo figures include the assets of the Aljustrel zinc mine
under development in Portugal.

Geographic segmented information is as follows:

Three months ended Twelve months ended
December 31, December 31,
2007 2006 2007 2006
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Sales
Portugal $ 146,573 $ 110,899 $ 621,088 $ 110,899
Sweden 53,789 87,104 262,421 309,607
Spain 34,495 - 75,838 -
Ireland 17,806 38,069 99,925 119,223
Other 447 - 450 -
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$ 253,110 $ 236,072 $ 1,059,722 $ 539,729
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Three months ended Twelve months ended
December 31, December 31,
2007 2006 2007 2006
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Operating profit (Restated) (Restated)
Portugal $ (443,575) $ 23,325 $ (175,354) $ 23,325
Sweden 27,337 56,179 148,043 183,564
Spain (17,002) - (28,635) -
Ireland (4,093) 15,216 20,879 39,657
Other (12,274) (1,635) (12,384) (1,565)
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$ (449,607) $ 93,085 $ (47,451) $ 244,981
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December 31, December 31,
2007 2006
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Total assets (Restated)
Portugal $ 1,887,892 $ 2,203,467
Sweden 208,917 303,869
Spain 829,455 -
Ireland 169,547 175,528
Russia 164,933 150,292
Democratic Republic of Congo 1,314,819 -
Intercorporate adjustments 123,607 46,972
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$ 4,699,170 $ 2,880,128
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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

Significant differences between Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("Canadian GAAP") and International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") - International Accounting Standards ("IAS").

The shares of Lundin Mining trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange, and Lundin Mining's Swedish Depository Receipts trade on the OMX Nordic Exchange ("OMX") in Stockholm. Most companies that trade on the OMX are required to report according to IFRS/IAS. However, as a Canadian company, Lundin Mining is required to report according to Canadian GAAP. The Company has reviewed the differences between Canadian GAAP and IFRS/IAS and has identified the following items which would or may have a significant impact on the financial statements of Lundin Mining.

Under IFRS 3, future costs such as restructuring charges, which are expected to occur subsequent to an acquisition, should not be provided for in the purchase price allocation. Instead, these costs should be realized in the income statement when the costs actually occur. However, Under Canadian GAAP, restructuring costs that are expected to occur as a result of an acquisition should be provided for in the purchase price allocation. Restructuring costs that arose during 2006, as a result of the merger with EuroZinc, in the amount of $7 million, have been provided for in the purchase price allocation. Additionally, restructuring costs that arose during 2007, as a result of the acquisition of Rio Narcea, in the amount of $3 million, have been provided for in the purchase price allocation.

Under Canadian GAAP, asset impairment tests are performed by comparing the future cash flows of the assets to their carrying values. Future cash flows are dependent on a number of assumptions, including, among other things, future metal prices, exchange rates and discount rates. Under Canadian GAAP, if the undiscounted future cash flows is exceeded by the carrying value of the related capital asset, the asset is written down to fair value based on discounted cash flows. Under IAS 36, the recoverability of capital asset carrying values is based on the discounted future cash flows. Accordingly, the Company would have recognized an additional after-tax impairment charge of approximately $49 million (pre-tax $70 million) relating to the Aguablanca mine.

Under Canadian GAAP, when an asset is acquired other than in a business combination and the tax base value is less than cost, the related future income tax liability is recognized on acquisition and added to the asset carrying value. Accordingly, under Canadian GAAP, the Company recognized future income tax liabilities of $33 million and $5 million on the Ozernoe and Tenke acquisitions. However, under IAS 12, temporary tax differences on an asset purchase are not recognized.

OTHER SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

1. List of directors and officers at March 19, 2008:



(a) Directors:
Lukas H. Lundin, Chairman
William A. Rand, Lead Director
Philip J. Wright
Colin K. Benner
Brian D. Edgar
Dale C. Peniuk
David F. Mullen
Donald K. Charter
John H. Craig
Tony O'Reilly Jnr.

(b) Officers:
Lukas H. Lundin, Chairman
Philip Wright, President and Chief Executive Officer
Anders Haker, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Joao Carrelo, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Neil O'Brien, Senior Vice President of Exploration and Business
Development
Paul Conibear, Senior Vice President Projects
Manfred Lindvall, Vice President Environment, Health and Safety
Mikael Schauman, Vice President Marketing
Wojtek Wodzicki, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Barbara Womersley, Vice President Human Resources
Kevin Hisko, Corporate Secretary


2. Financial information

The report for the first quarter 2008 will be published on or before May 15, 2008.

3. Other information



Address (Vancouver office):
Lundin Mining Corporation
Suite 2101 - 885 West Georgia Street
Vancouver B.C. V6C 3E8
Canada
Telephone: +1 604 681 1337
Fax: +1 604 681 1339

Address (Sweden office):
Lundin Mining AB
Hovslagargatan 5
SE-111 48 Stockholm
Sweden
Telephone: +46 8 550 560 00
Fax: +46 8 550 560 01

Website: www.lundinmining.com
The corporate number of the Company is 306723-8.

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