Golden Band Resources Project Financing Update



    
    /NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR THROUGH U.S. NEWSWIRES/

    GBN: TSX Venture Exchange
    

    SASKATOON, Aug. 4 /CNW/ - Golden Band Resources Inc. (GBN: TSXV)
announced today that a letter of engagement has been signed with a New
York-based investment bank with which it has entered into advanced discussions
for the financing for the Company's La Ronge Gold Project. The Company
believes that this alternative structure will secure the project financing on
terms that are more beneficial for the Company and which will not result in
the dilution of our existing shareholders. Given the clear advantages to the
Company of this alternative financing structure, the Company has decided to
not pursue the debenture financing that was previously announced (see news
release of July 2, 2009).

    About Golden Band

    Golden Band Resources, already Saskatchewan's leading gold explorer, is
now poised to also become a gold producer. Golden Band is a well-financed,
Saskatchewan-based, publicly listed company (GBN: TSXV) whose focus is the
long-term, systematic exploration and development of its 100%-owned La Ronge
Gold Belt properties. Since 1994, Golden Band has assembled through staking
and strategic acquisition a land package of more than 750 km(2), including 12
known gold deposits, five former producing mines, and a licensed gold mill.
Golden Band's key value drivers are the methodical and systematic targeting of
primary to advanced-stage exploration while progressing along a parallel path
to becoming a sustainable gold producer. The Company is aggressively pursuing
its near-term goal of commercial production of its Bingo, Komis, and EP
deposits with processing at the 100%-owned Jolu mill. The Company's objective,
supported by a positive Pre-Feasibility Study completed in January 2009, is
the annual production of at least 75,000 ounces of gold over a ten-year
project life. Other longer-term objectives include the continuation of its
highly successful exploration and acquisition strategy.

    
    On behalf of the Board of Directors of Golden Band Resources Inc.,

    "Rodney G. Orr"
    Rodney G. Orr, P.Geo.,
    President & CEO
    

    All of Golden Band's exploration programs and pertinent disclosure of a
scientific nature are prepared and/or designed and carried out under the
supervision of Frank Hrdy, P.Geo., Golden Band's VP Exploration, who serves as
the qualified person (QP) under the definitions of National Instrument 43-101.
All of Golden Band's development-related programs and pertinent disclosure of
a development nature are prepared and/or designed and carried out under the
supervision of Gary Haywood, P.Eng., Golden Band's VP of Operations and COO,
who serves as the qualified person (QP) under the definitions of National
Instrument 43-101.
    Cautionary Statements on Forward-Looking Information: The news release
includes certain "forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian
securities legislation and "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995
(collectively "forward looking statements")." Forward-looking statements
include predictions, projections and forecasts and are often, but not always,
identified by the use of words such as "seek", "anticipate", "believe",
"plan", "estimate", "forecast", "expect", "potential", "project", "target",
"schedule", budget" and "intend" and statements that an event or result "may",
"will", "should", "could" or "might" occur or be achieved and other similar
expressions and includes the negatives thereof. All statements other than
statements of historical fact included in this release, including, without
limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization, interpretation of
prior exploration and potential exploration results, the timing and success of
exploration activities generally, the timing and results of future resource
estimates, and future plans and objectives of Golden Band are forward-looking
statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no
assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results
and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such
statements. Forward-looking statements are based on a number of material
factors and assumptions including, with respect to mineral resource or reserve
estimates, the key assumptions and parameters on which such estimates are
based, as set out in the pre-feasibility report for its La Ronge Gold Belt
properties. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from Golden Band's expectations include availability of capital and
financing on acceptable terms, economic evaluations prove to be correct,
changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, future gold
prices and the strength of the Canadian dollar against the US dollar, possible
variations in ore reserves, grade or recovery rates, timeliness of getting the
Jolu mill ready for production, failure of plant, equipment or processes to
operate as anticipated, equipment breakdowns, availability of personnel,
materials and equipment on a timely basis, labour disputes, general economic,
market or business conditions, uninsured risks, regulatory changes, defects in
title, accidents, delays in receiving government approvals or in the
completion of development or construction activities, unanticipated
environmental impacts on operations, reclamation costs, exploration results,
and other exploration and development or other risks detailed herein and from
time to time in the filings made by the Company with securities regulators.
Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could
cause actual actions, events or results to differ from those described in
forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause such
actions, events or results to differ materially from those anticipated. There
can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate
and accordingly readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on
forward-looking statements.

    
    Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
    that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
    

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For further information:

For further information: Golden Band Resources Inc., Rodney Orr,
President & CEO, Phone: (306) 955-0787 x7123, Fax: (306) 955-0788, Email:
rodney.orr@goldenbandresources.com; Wani Capital Corp.: Raju Wani, (403)
240-0555, Email: info@goldenbandresources.com, www.goldenbandresources.com

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