Century Mining withdraws offer for Sulliden



    - Company will focus on Lamaque and San Juan mines -

    BLAINE, WA, Jan. 25 /CNW/ - Century Mining Corporation (CMM: TSX-V) today
announced that it has withdrawn its takeover bid for Sulliden Exploration Inc,
which was announced on November 28, 2007. Century has notified the depositary
that the offer has been withdrawn and instructed it to return all shares that
have been deposited.
    Since the commencement of this takeover bid, Sulliden's defense has been
to portray Century in a very negative light. Century disagrees with these
assertions and is disappointed that the board of Sulliden has failed to see
the benefit of combining with Century, which could have ended the litigation
and created a new mid-tier gold producer. Century will maintain its current
position in the litigation over the Shahuindo property in Peru.
    The focus of Century at this time will be to continue building its
portfolio of operating and exploration assets, which include the Lamaque and
San Juan mines.
    Margaret M. Kent, President and C.E.O. of Century Mining commented, "With
gold spot prices above US$900 per ounce, it is unfortunate that Shahuindo is
the subject of litigation. Century's focus is on building and operating mines
resulting in wealth creation for our shareholders in this gold cycle. It is
regrettable that our objectives do not appear to be aligned with those of
Sulliden's management."

    About Century Mining Corporation

    Century Mining Corporation is an emerging mid-tier gold producer that is
aggressively acquiring producing mines and exploration properties in Peru. The
Company owns and produces gold at the Lamaque mine in Québec that historically
has produced over 9.4 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. Century subsidiaries also operate the
Rosario de Belen mine where it accounts for 100% of both gold and silver
production. Century's growth strategy is to acquire gold producing assets in
South America that will substantially reduce the Company's consolidated total
cash cost of production and where there is exceptional exploration potential
to expand production at these mines.

    On behalf of the Board of Directors,

    "Margaret M. Kent"

    Chairman, President & CEO


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uncertainties that may cause actual results to vary include but are not
limited to the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development,
including the uncertainty of reserve and resource estimates; operational and
technical difficulties; the availability to the Company of suitable financing
alternatives; fluctuations in gold and other resource prices; changes to and
compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including environmental laws
and obtaining requisite permits; political, economic and other risks arising
from our South American activities; fluctuations in foreign exchange rates; as
well as other risks and uncertainties which are more fully described in our
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For further information:

For further information: Brent Jones, Manager of Investor Relations,
E-mail: bjones@centurymining.com, Phone: (877) 284-6535 or (360) 332-4653,
Fax: (360) 332-4652, Website: www.centurymining.com

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