Queenstake Resources Ltd.

Queenstake Resources Ltd.

March 09, 2005 19:40 ET

Queenstake Announces Resignation of Chris Davie


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FOR: QUEENSTAKE RESOURCES LTD.

TSX SYMBOL: QRL
AMEX SYMBOL: QEE

MARCH 9, 2005 - 19:40 ET

Queenstake Announces Resignation of Chris Davie

DENVER, COLORADO--(CCNMatthews - March 9, 2005) - Queenstake Resources
Ltd. (TSX:QRL)(AMEX:QEE) (the "Company") announces that Chris Davie has
advised the Company's Board of Directors that as a result of certain
health issues, he will be resigning his position as President, Chief
Executive Officer, and member of the Company's Board of Directors
effective today. The Company announces that Dorian (Dusty) Nicol,
Executive Vice President and Director of Exploration, is appointed as
Queenstake's President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Nicol has been a
director of the Company since 1999.

Queenstake Resources Ltd. is a gold mining and exploration company based
in Denver, Colorado. Its principal asset is the Jerritt Canyon District
in Nevada, acquired in June 2003. The Jerritt Canyon District consists
of four underground mines, a 1.5 million ton per year capacity
processing facility and a 100 square mile land package that represents
some of the most exciting gold exploration ground in Nevada. Jerritt
Canyon has produced more than 7,000,000 ounces of gold since 1981.

Forward-Looking Statements - This news release contains "Forward-Looking
Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements, other than statements of
historical fact, included in this release, and Queenstake's future plans
are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and
uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove
to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ
materially from those anticipated in such statements. Forward-looking
statements are based on the estimates and opinions of management on the
date the statements are made, and Queenstake does not undertake any
obligation to update forward-looking statements should conditions or
management's estimates or opinions change.

SEC file number 0-24096


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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Queenstake Resources Ltd.
    John Haigh
    (303) 297-1557 ext. 105 or Toll Free: 1-800-276-6070
    info@queenstake.com
    www.queenstake.com
    The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither reviewed nor accepts
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.