Quadra Mining Ltd.

Quadra Mining Ltd.

March 16, 2005 19:25 ET

Quadra Comments on Pan Western Release


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: QUADRA MINING LTD.

TSX SYMBOL: QUA

MARCH 16, 2005 - 19:25 ET

Quadra Comments on Pan Western Release

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 16, 2005) - Quadra
Mining Ltd. (TSX:QUA) has learned today that Pan Western Corporation
("Pan Western") issued a press release partially disclosing details of a
dispute between Pan Western and Robinson Nevada Mining Company ("RNMC")
- Quadra's wholly-owned subsidiary and operator of the Robinson Mine in
Nevada.

While Quadra can confirm that RNMC is seeking to enforce an arbitrator's
award in the amount of US$108,000 payable by RNMC to Pan Western, the
matter is still before the courts and as such RNMC will not comment any
further on the matter at this time. Neither Quadra nor RNMC have been
served with any legal proceedings.

About Quadra Mining Ltd. (TSX:QUA)

Quadra is a British Columbia corporation based in Vancouver and is a
mining company whose principal asset is the Robinson Mine in Nevada,
purchased from BHP Billiton in April, 2004. The Company has a goal of
becoming a mid-tier base metals development and operating company with
interests in a number of advanced exploration, development and producing
properties.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Quadra Mining Ltd. - Media & Investor Relations Contact
    Sophie Taylor
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (604) 689-8550
    www.quadramining.com