Rio Narcea Gold Mines, Ltd.

Rio Narcea Gold Mines, Ltd.

March 28, 2005 13:08 ET

Rio Narcea To Hold Conference Call To Discuss Year End Results


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: RIO NARCEA GOLD MINES, LTD.

TSX SYMBOL: RNG
AMEX SYMBOL: RNO

MARCH 28, 2005 - 13:08 ET

Rio Narcea To Hold Conference Call To Discuss Year End
Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 28, 2005) - Rio Narcea Gold
Mines, Ltd. ("Rio Narcea" or the "Company") (TSX:RNG)(AMEX:RNO)
announces that the Company will host a conference call on Wednesday,
March 30, 2005 at 11:00 AM E.T. to discuss year end results, which will
be issued after the market closes Tuesday, March 29, 2005. In order to
join the conference call, please call (416) 695-9725 or 1-888-334-9269.
The conference call will be broadcast live and recorded on the web at
www.ccnmatthews.com/RioNarceaQ4. In order to access this service, you
will need to have Windows Media Player installed on your computer (visit
www.ccnmatthews.com/RioNarceaQ4 for instructions on how to download the
software free of cost). Replay of the call is available until April 6,
2005 by dialing (416) 695-5275 or 1-888-509-0081 Passcode: Rio Narcea
2004. If you would like to listen to our conference call on the web, go
to our home page at www.rionarcea.com and click on the link under
Investor Centre - Events & Webcast.

Forward-looking Statements: Some statements in this press release
contain forward-looking information. These statements address future
events and conditions and, as such, involve inherent risks and
uncertainties. Actual results could be significantly different from
those projected.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Rio Narcea Gold Mines, Ltd.
    John W.W. Hick
    Chief Executive Officer
    (416) 956-7470
    or
    Rio Narcea Gold Mines, Ltd.
    Steve Dawson
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (416) 956-7470
    (416) 956-7471 (FAX)
    info@rngm.com
    www.rionarcea.com