Red Back Mining Inc.

Red Back Mining Inc.

August 09, 2005 12:52 ET

Red Back Mining Inc.: Corporate Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 9, 2005) - Red Back Mining Inc. (TSX:RBI) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that effective the 8th day of August, 2005, Messrs. Brian D. Edgar and Robert F. Chase have been appointed as directors of the Company. Mr. Edgar practiced corporate and securities law specializing in resource issuers in Vancouver, British Columbia until 1992 and since that time has been active in early stage resource and industrial company investing. Mr. Edgar serves on the board of a number of public companies with resource related developments around the world. Mr. Chase is a resident of West Vancouver, British Columbia and is a financial executive who serves on the boards of a number of other Canadian companies. The Board now consists of Messrs. Ross E. Ashton, Michael W. Hunt, Harry N. Michael, Richard P. Clark, Lukas H. Lundin, Brian D. Edgar and Robert F. Chase.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Richard P. Clark, President

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