Capstone Mining Presentation at the BMO Capital Markets Global Metals &
Mining Conference

VANCOUVER, Feb. 25 /CNW/ - Mr. Darren Pylot, Vice-Chairman & CEO of Capstone Mining Corp. (CS: TSX), will be speaking on Monday, March 1, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time at the BMO Capital Markets 2010 Global Metals & Mining Conference being held in Hollywood, Florida at the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa. A live webcast of Mr. Pylot's presentation will be available at that time at:

Capstone's full corporate presentation, along with additional information about Capstone, is available at

About Capstone

Capstone owns and operates two high grade copper mines and has an advanced high grade copper-zinc development project, all located in favourable mining jurisdictions in North America. The Cozamin Mine is a high grade, relatively shallow, mechanized underground copper mine in Zacatecas, Mexico, with significant by-product credits of zinc, lead and silver. The Minto Mine is one of the world's highest grade open pit copper-gold mines, and is located in the Yukon, Canada. Both mines have recently undergone significant production expansions and the mines are forecast to produce a total of 90-100 million pounds of copper in concentrate in 2010 at a total cash cost of approximately US$1.10 to $1.20 per pound of payable copper, net of by-product credits and selling costs. In addition, Capstone owns the high grade Kutcho Copper Project in British Columbia, Canada, which is being advanced towards a production decision, and could produce significant by-products of zinc, silver and gold.

Capstone aims to grow both organically through its existing projects, and through mergers and acquisitions. Capstone's growth ambitions are backed up by a successful track record of growth through both avenues, and supported by a strong balance sheet and significant equity investments.

The TSX does not accept any responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

SOURCE Capstone Mining Corp.

For further information: For further information: about Capstone, please contact: Darren Pylot, Vice Chairman & CEO, Stephen Quin, President & COO; Or Investor Relations' Zobeida Slogan, at (604) 684-8894, or (866) 684-8894,

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