Golden Band Resources Inc. Proposes Amendments to Share Purchase Warrants

    GBN: TSX Venture Exchange

    SASKATOON, Aug. 28 /CNW/ - Further to the Company's private placement
which closed September 15, 2008, the Company announces that subject to
regulatory approval, it proposes to amend the expiry date of a total of
9,000,000 transferable share purchase warrants exercisable to purchase up to
9,000,000 shares of the Company. Specifically, the Company will seek approval
of the TSX Venture Exchange to amend the warrants by extending the term an
additional one year to September 15, 2010.

    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 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:; Wani Capital Corp.: Raju Wani, (403)
240-0555, Email:,

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