Shares Issued: 98,790,220
THUNDER BAY, ON, June 15 /CNW/ - The following corrects and replaces the release issued at 8:30am EDT on June 15, 2010 by Premier Gold Mines Limited ("Premier"). The statement that Premier has been added to the S&P/TSX Composite Index effective June 21, 2010 was incorrect. The complete and corrected release is as follows.
PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) ("Premier") is pleased to announce that it will be added to the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index and the S&P/TSX Global Mining Index effective June 21, 2010.
"Inclusion in the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index and the S&P/TSX Global Mining Index is recognition of Premier's sustained growth profile and a testament to the hard work of the Premier's entire management team, which has resulted in strong long-term share performance and significant exploration successes," stated President & CEO Ewan Downie.
Premier Gold Mines Limited is a well financed Canadian-based mineral exploration and development company with several projects and deposits in Northwestern Ontario and Nevada and a joint venture in Mexico. In the Red Lake gold mining camp, two are operated in joint venture with Red Lake Gold Mines. The company also owns a strategic project located on the main Musselwhite Gold Mine trend and holds a 70% interest in the Hardrock Project.
The statements made in this Press Release may contain forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results could differ materially from the Premier's expectations and projections.
SOURCE Premier Gold Mines Limited
For further information: For further information: Ewan Downie, President & CEO, Phone: 807-346-1390, Fax: 807-346-0100, e-mail: Info@premiergoldmines.com, Web Site: www.premiergoldmines.com