Environmental Health and Safety program (EH&S) completed at Nolan



    VANCOUVER, Jan. 18 /CNW/ - Silverado Gold Mines Ltd (Trading Symbols, OTC
BB - SLGLF, FRANKFURT - SLGL, BERLIN - SLGL): The Company has completed a
$250,000 EH&S program at its Nolan Gold Mine situated 280 road miles from
Fairbanks, Alaska.
    The program consisted of road upgrades, the construction of a new
drinking water well and state of the art waste water treatment package plant
designed to serve the needs of a full crew of 24 mine personnel. Also included
in the program was the installation of modular kitchen and dining facilities
and drinking water tankage capabilities that assure the protection of the
health and safety of mine personnel.
    This completes a multi year effort that began with the design and
construction of a permafrost resistant fuel tank farm and appurtenant
facilities all covered under an approved Spill Planning Control And
Countermeasure Plan.

    Underground Exploration

    The company is presently continuing its underground exploration program
on the Workman's Bench portion of the property.
    See: - "Silverado Invests Over $1 Million To Carry Out Year Round,
Underground High Grade Antimony and Gold Exploration" (November 19, 2007)
(http://www.silverado.com/pressroom/pressreleases/191107.htm).

    Silverado to Appear on The History Channel

    The company is pleased to serve as a feature of the History Channel's
on-going development of a special program dealing with the extraordinary
hardships associated with various industries in the world's Arctic Regions.

    This information update was written by, and the EH&S design and
implementation conducted by Daniel L. Basketfield, P.E. Mr. Basketfield is a
civil and environmental engineer with Silverado Gold Mines Inc. and the Vice
President Administration of the Company. The construction portion of this
program was performed under the supervision of Mr. Gil Dobbs, the company's
Mine Superintendent.

    Recent Press Releases

    "Exploration Drilling On Workman's Bench At Nolan Creek Reveals Gold
Grades Up To 0.55 Toz/Ton And 34.51% Antimony. Gold And Antimony
Mineralization Now Extends From North End Of 700' Long Pringle Bench Area To
The South End Of Workman's Bench Area, A Distance Of 1300 Feet" (Jan 14, 2008)
http://www.silverado.com/pressroom/pressreleases/14012008.htm

    "Silverado Can Supply Growing $200 Million Antimony Market" (Jan 9, 2008)
http://www.silverado.com/pressroom/pressreleases/09012008.htm

    "More Gold Findings On Silverado's 100% Owned, Nolan Creek Property"
(November 26, 2007)
http://www.silverado.com/pressroom/pressreleases/261107gm.htm

    Silverado Gold Mines Ltd.

    Silverado has Gold properties located throughout Alaska which include the
100% owned Nolan Placer Gold Mine. Silverado is an international company
focused on Gold and a new environmentally friendly Fuel Technology.
Silverado's Green Fuel will be produced from low-rank coal and turned into an
environmentally friendly oil substitute. Silverado Green Fuel Inc. is a wholly
owned subsidiary of its publicly traded parent, Silverado Gold Mines Ltd.
Trading Symbols, OTC BB - SLGLF, FRANKFURT - SLGL, BERLIN - SLGL

    Silverado Gold Mines Ltd. www.silverado.com

    To learn more about Silverado Green Fuel Inc. and watch the Green Fuel
Video, visit: - www.silveradogreenfuel.com

    More Information? http://www.silverado.com/investors/request/

    This Press Release may contain, in addition to historical information,
forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities
Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, as amended. These statements are based on management's expectations and
beliefs, and involve risks and uncertainties. These statements may involve
known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors that may cause the
actual results to be materially different from the results implied herein.
Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking
statements made in this Press Release.





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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6E 4M3, Telephone: (604) 689-1535,
Facsimile: (604) 682-3519; Investor Relations: E-mail: ir@silverado.com;
Public Relations: E-mail: pr@silverado.com; Media Relations:
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