Jinshan Gold Mines Inc.

Jinshan Gold Mines Inc.

December 22, 2008 09:23 ET

Mr. Pierre Lebel Resigns From Jinshan's Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 22, 2008) - Jinshan Gold Mines Inc. (TSX:JIN) announces that the Company has accepted the resignation of Mr. Pierre Lebel from Jinshan's Board of Directors, effective December 19, 2008. Mr. Lebel tendered his resignation as a Director to devote more time to personal and other business interests.

"Pierre has served on the Jinshan board since August 21, 2003, and has guided Jinshan from an exploration company through to development and a gold producer. The Company has benefitted greatly from his strategic insight," said Mr. Sun, Chairman of the Board. "On behalf of the board, I thank Pierre for his valuable service and his many contributions."

About Jinshan

Jinshan is a Canadian mining company focused on gold production and acquisitions in China. The company began producing gold at the CSH Mine in July 2007 and is actively advancing its portfolio of gold exploration properties in China. Jinshan's shares are listed on the Toronto stock exchange under the symbol JIN. China National Gold, a Chinese state-owned enterprise and the largest gold producer in China owns approximately 42% of Jinshan's shares.

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