SOURCE: Silver Dragon Resources Inc.

December 04, 2006 16:01 ET

Silver Dragon Resources Inc. Signs Engagement Letter With Union Securities Ltd. for Private Placement and Prospectus Offering

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 4, 2006 -- Silver Dragon Resources Inc. (OTCBB: SDRG) is pleased to announce that it has signed an engagement letter with Union Securities Ltd. in Canada to act on behalf of Silver Dragon as agent in connection with a proposed prospectus offering and private placement of units.

The proposed prospectus offering of units is to be comprised of common shares and common share purchase warrants on a commercially reasonable basis outside the United States, pursuant to general terms and conditions and subject to all necessary regulatory approvals. The offering is expected to be made before the end of the first quarter of 2007 in the Provinces of Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia and other provinces in Canada as mutually agreed.

About Union Securities

Union Securities is an independent Canadian investment dealer which was incorporated in 1963. Union Securities Ltd. is a member of the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange, the Montréal Exchange, CNQ, and CDS. Head office is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Union has branch offices ( across Canada and an office in London, England serving Canadian firms in the European market. In recent years Union Securities Ltd. has built an active network across Canada, offering all investment products. This has been accomplished by fostering a climate of teamwork and support with the ultimate mutual goal of client service.

About Silver Dragon

Silver Dragon Resources Inc. is a mining and metal company focused on the exploration, acquisition, development and operation of silver mines in proven silver districts globally. Silver Dragon's objective is to acquire silver mining assets that contain promising exploration targets, have highly leveraged, out-of-the-money silver deposits, and/or are producing properties with significant untapped exploration potential. It is management's objective to grow Silver Dragon into a significant silver producer by developing the Cerro las Minitas and the Erbahuo projects in Mexico and China. For more information, please visit the Company's website at: (now available in Chinese).

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The statements contained herein which are not historical are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, certain delays beyond the company's control with respect to market acceptance of new technologies or products, delays in testing and evaluation of products, and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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