St Andrew Goldfields Ltd.

St Andrew Goldfields Ltd.

June 10, 2008 16:05 ET

St Andrew Announces That Duncan Middlemiss Will Start as Vice President and General Manager, East Timmins Operations on July 1, 2008

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 10, 2008) -


St Andrew Goldfields Ltd (TSX:SAS) ("St Andrew") is pleased to announce that Duncan Middlemiss will commence his duties as Vice President and General Manager, East Timmins Operations on July 1, 2008.

Mr. Middlemiss is currently employed by Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. as Mine Manager in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Mr. Middlemiss has over 19 years of mining and operating experience.

Mr. Middlemiss obtained his B.Sc. in mining engineering at Queen's University in 1989 and until 1995 he worked for Inco Ltd. as Mine Design Engineer. In 1995 he joined Barrick Gold Corp. at the Holt-McDermott Mine and held the position of Chief Mine Engineer until 2002. In 2002 he joined Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. at their Kirkland Lake Operations where he successively held the positions of Mine Engineering & Production Manager and since 2007 the position of Mine Manager.

Jacques Perron, President and CEO said "we are pleased with the addition of Duncan to our team. His experience, knowledge of mining operations in Northeastern Ontario and past experience at the Holt Mine will be instrumental for our development program."

St Andrew is a gold mining and exploration company with operations in Timmins, Ontario and Alaska, USA. St Andrew controls a very large land position in the Timmins Mining Camp, an extensive land position at Eskay Creek in northern British Columbia and land positions around Nixon Fork in the Kuskokwim-Tintina Mining Camp in Alaska. St Andrew also holds an approximate 17.6 % equity interest in Apollo Gold Corporation.

For further information about St Andrew Goldfields Ltd., please contact Investor Relations at (416) 368-3116 or toll-free at 1-800-463-5139 or email


The information in this release may contain forward-looking information under applicable securities laws. This forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those implied by the forward-looking information. Factors that may cause actual results to vary material include, but are not limited to, inaccurate assumptions concerning the exploration for and development of mineral deposits, political instability, currency fluctuations, unanticipated operational or technical difficulties, changes in laws or regulations, the risks of obtaining necessary licenses and permits, changes in general economic conditions or conditions in the financial markets and the inability to raise additional financing. Readers should refer to the Company's Annual Information Form filed at for a further discussion of such risks, uncertainties and factors. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on this forward-looking information. St Andrew does not assume the obligation to revise or update this forward-looking information after the date of this release or to revise such information to reflect the occurrence of future unanticipated events, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.

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