Century Mining Reports High Grade Gold Intercepts From The Addition Of Diamond Drill Holes Into Computer Model



    BLAINE, WA, April 6 /CNW/ - Century Mining Corporation (CMM: TSX-V)
announced today the discovery of several high-grade gold intercepts, which are
the result of an ongoing data entry and computer modeling project.
    Since announcing upgraded gold resources on February 25, these
discoveries have identified three new zones of mineralized geologic structures
on the Sigma side of the complex. Today's newly identified mineralized zones
are the result of six diamond drill holes recently added to the existing
Lamaque Mine database from surface to 2,000 feet extending north, west and
south from previously modeled areas.
    Drill holes 1243 and 1676 are believed to be indications of mineralized
shears while holes 369, 10875 and 9251 indicate the presence of dykes similar
to those which were historically mined by bulk mining methods. Figure 1 shows
a plan view of the newly modeled drill holes in relation to the existing open
pit and current resources, with step out distances and assay results of these
structures shown in Table 1.
    Dykes, Shears and Flat Veins are among the most common deposit types in
the Lamaque Mine Complex which hosts mineralization in quartz-tourmaline
veins. This style of mineralization has been mined successfully by both room
and pillar of the flat veins and sub-level stoping of the dykes and shears.
Historically, over 9.2 million ounces of gold have been successfully mined
from the Lamaque Complex.

    
                                   Table 1
                          Lamaque Gold Mine Complex

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                    Distance
    Drill    Drill   Mining  Interval     True   Average  Geologic    from
    Hole    Station   Zone    (feet)   Thickness  Grade  Structure  existing
    Number   Level          From    To   (Feet)  Au g/mt            workings
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     1243    345 ft  North   285   300    15.0     30.2     Shear    ~300 ft
                      Wall
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
      369    220 ft  North   555   590    34.7     22.0      Dyke    ~390 ft
                      Wall
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    10875  1,721 ft  North  84.5  91.5     5.6     37.3      Dyke     ~90 ft
                      Wall
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     1676  1,219 ft   Road   375   385     9.9     29.1     Shear    ~375 ft
                      Zone
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     9251  1,704 ft  Sigma  66.5  80.5    13.8     23.2      Dyke    ~150 ft
                      West
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     9477     1,702  Sigma     6    30    23.6      8.5      Dyke    ~150 ft
                      West
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------


                                   Figure 1
                 Plan View of Intercepts Projected to Surface

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    The results herein described have been prepared under the guidance of
Ross F. Burns, P. Geo., LG, Vice President of the Company, who is designated
as a Qualified Person.
    Margaret Kent, President and CEO of Century commented, "Now that we have
completed the resource identification from surface to 2,000 feet in the main
Sigma mining area, we are starting to enter data that has never been studied
from step out drill holes that were previously drilled. This work has just
commenced and we are already seeing step out holes containing significant
mineralization as reported in this release. Of more significance, is that some
of these holes are step outs of over 300 feet from the main mine areas. There
is a high probability that the ore extends from the main mine workings to
these newly modeled intersections. This demonstrates that the future data
compilation work and modeling will continue to add ounces."

    About Century Mining Corporation

    Century Mining Corporation is a junior gold producer. The Company owns
and is working towards the restart of the Lamaque mine in Québec that
historically has produced over 9.2 million ounces of gold. In Peru, Century
wholly-owned subsidiaries own an 82.6% interest in the San Juan Mine where the
Company accounts for 100% of gold production. Total gold production for 2006
and 2007 was 70,401 ounces and 63,124 ounces of gold, respectively.

    
    "Margaret M. Kent"

    Chairman, President & CEO


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    release.
    

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For further information: Brent Jones, Manager of Investor Relations,
E-mail: bjones@centurymining.com, Phone: (877) 284-6535 or (360) 332-4653,
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