SOURCE: Siguiri Basin Mining Inc.

May 11, 2007 11:10 ET

Siguiri Basin Mining, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SBMI) Commissions Geologist for Travel to Guinea

CORAL GABLES, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 11, 2007 -- Siguiri Basin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SBMI) has commissioned Mr. Benoit Viloette, a professional geologist, to travel to Africa on May 12, 2007 to begin testing and sampling portions of the Tinkisso River. This testing is being carried out to determine the ideal high-grade areas for gold production to immediately begin upon the arrival of the Company's equipment on location in Guinea.

Benoit M. Viloette is a professional geologist with over 25 years of experience in generating, financing and managing exploration and development projects for a wide range of mineral commodities throughout Canada, Africa and the United States. Since 2000, he has worked as a Consulting Geologist and as such has evaluated prospects and mining properties, planned and conducted gold and diamond prospecting programs and researched new mining and extractive techniques mainly for PGM and refractory ores. Prior to this time, he was a Technical Adviser and Senior Geologist with Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée where he was responsible for a regional bauxite exploration and development program in and around the Sangaredi mine, the world's largest bauxite mine owned and operated by ALCOA and Alcan and has also held positions of Exploration Manager, Africa with Emerging Africa Gold Inc.; Vice President and Chief Executive Officer with Nora Exploration Inc.; Vice President, Exploration for Fairstar Exploration Inc. Icon Resources Inc., Lixor Resources Inc. and Macamic Resources Inc.; President and Chief Executive Officer, Ligneris Exploration Inc.; Exploration Manager, Nor-Quest Resources Ltd.; and Project Geologist for AGIP Canada Ltd. and Marline Oil Corp. Mr. Viloette earned a B.Sc. Honours, Geology from the University of Ottawa.

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Siguiri Basin Mining Inc (PINKSHEETS: SBMI) is a mineral exploration and development company focused on achieving producer status. The Company's targets are precious metal properties in stable countries within opportunity rich West Africa, Central and South America with near term production capabilities.

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