Red Back Mining Inc.
TSX : RBI

Red Back Mining Inc.

May 02, 2008 15:36 ET

Red Back 2008 First Quarter Results to Be Released May 6, 2008

Conference call to be held May 7, 2008 at 9:00 A.M. Est

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 2, 2008) - Red Back Mining Inc. (the "Company" or "Red Back") (TSX:RBI) is pleased to announce that it will be reporting its 2008 first quarter results after market close on May 6, 2008. A conference call to discuss the results will be held at 9:00 a.m. EST on May 7, 2008.

To participate in the call, please dial in 10 minutes before the conference starts and stay on the line (an operator will be available to assist you).

Dial-in Numbers: Ph. 416-915-5761 or Toll Free 1-866-250-4910 Conference ID: Red Back Mining

A replay of the conference call will available from approximately two hours after completion of the live call until midnight on May 14, 2008.

Replay Numbers: Ph. 416-640-1917 or Toll-Free 1-877-289-8525 Passcode: 21271310#

Red Back is an unhedged, African-focused gold producer. It owns and operates the Chirano gold mine in Ghana (90% interest) and the Tasiast gold mine in Mauritania (100% owned). Major plant expansions at both Chirano and Tasiast have commenced. The Company is also expanding its current Chirano operations through development of the Akwaaba Deeps underground mine. Red Back is continuing an aggressive exploration program to increase its resource and reserve base at both projects.

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This press release contains "forward-looking information" that is based on Red Back's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections. This forward-looking information includes, among other things, statements with respect to Red Back's plans, outlook and business strategy. The words "may", "would", "could", "should", "will", "likely", "expect", "anticipate", "intend", "estimate", "plan", "forecast", "project", and "believe" or other similar words and phrases are intended to identify forward-looking information. Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Red Back's actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such factors include, but are not limited to: uncertainties related to drilling results; the ability to raise sufficient capital to fund exploration; changes in economic conditions or financial markets; changes in prices for Red Back's mineral products or increases in input costs; litigation, legislative, environmental and other judicial, regulatory, political and competitive developments; technological or operational difficulties or inability to obtain permits encountered in connection with exploration activities; and labour relations matters. This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect our forward-looking information. These and other factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking information. Red Back disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD:

Richard P. Clark, President

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