Files NI 43-101 Report on Gold Properties in the
Gweru-Shurugwi Greenstone Belt
- A total of four options on mineral exploration claims in the district
- Several past producing mines are located in the option claims
- Gold grades of 1.21 gpt over 58 meters, 1.16 gpt over 58 meters and
1.15 gpt over 66 meters were reported from infill trenching (Glen Hume
- Several shallow mines that may have potential at depth are contained
with the option claims
- Potential for high tonnage, low grade ore, amenable for open pit
mining exists (Glen Hume Option)
TORONTO, June 23 /CNW/ - New Dawn Mining Corp. (TSX: ND) announced that
it has filed an NI 43-101 compliant technical report on its gold exploration
properties in the Gweru-Shurugwi Greenstone Belt in Zimbabwe. The report is
now available for viewing on Sedar (www.sedar.com), and also available for
viewing on the Company's website (www.newdawnmining.com).
New Dawn Mining Corp., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Casmyn Mining
Zimbabwe Private Limited, has four option agreements on mineral claims in the
Shurugwi Mining District and the Lower Gweru area in Zimbabwe. Michael
Othitis, Certified Professional Geologist of Medusa Geo-Consulting, was
retained to prepare a technical report, compliant with NI 43-101 standards, on
the option claims known as:
- RKB/San Antone (Basil Payne Option)
- Ladville Investments (Ashtonkop) Option
- Ladville Investments (Ultimus)
- Glen Hume Option (Amity (Private) Limited Option)
The report provides, among other things, a review of past mining and
exploration in the region, and seeks to make interpretations and
recommendations for future exploration.
"New Dawn's Zimbabwe gold-focused business strategy is to increase output
at the Company's 100% owned Turk Mine, advance its Zimbabwe exploration
properties by identifying, evaluating and, if warranted, drilling such
targets, and to continue to position the Company to be the natural 'in
country' consolidator of small and mid sized operating gold mines in
Zimbabwe", commented Ian R. Saunders, New Dawn's President and CEO. "The Turk
Mine recently resumed full-scale mining operations, and output is increasing.
With this technical report, we are now closer to identifying drill targets on
our Zimbabwe exploration properties. We intend to fund these near-term
exploration costs from operating cash flow. As we have previously reported, we
are also actively assessing value accretive acquisition opportunities in the
About New Dawn ...
New Dawn Mining Corp. is a junior gold company concentrating its efforts
in southern Africa, with a particular focus on Zimbabwe. New Dawn is well
established in the southern Africa region with three mines, two production
facilities, a skilled and experienced workforce and significant resources.
Two recent NI 43-101 reports documented an aggregate of 969,546 ounces of
gold reserves and resources grading between 2.9 - 6.1 g/t, with additional
inferred mineral resources of 355,873 ounces of gold grading between 3.90 -
Reserves and Resources are based upon a 2.45 g/t cut-off and US$875/oz
gold price at the Turk and Angelus Mines and a 2.0 g/t cut-off at US$750/oz
gold price at New Dawn's Blue Dot Property. For further information on New
Dawn's gold reserves and resources, visit the Company's website at
www.newdawnmining.com or filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
New Dawn wholly owns the Turk and Angelus Mines in the upper southwest
area of Zimbabwe, with a production facility currently capable of processing
up to 400 tonnes per day or 12,000 tonnes per month; and owns a 74% interest
in the Blue Dot Property in South Africa, with a production facility there
rated at 180 tonnes per day or 5,500 tonnes per month. The Company maintains a
highly experienced work force of over 955 people.
The Company has additional assets that form a portfolio of exploration
properties, including the Consolidated Bubi Gold Fields, consolidated Midlands
Gold Fields and consolidated Shurugwi Gold Fields properties, all of which are
located in Zimbabwe.
The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the
adequacy or the accuracy of this release. Statements in this press release
regarding the Company's business which are not historical facts are
"forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties, such as
estimates and statements that describe the Company's future plans, objectives
or goals, including words to the effect that the Company or management expects
a stated condition or result to occur. Since forward-looking statements
address future events and conditions, by their very nature, they involve
inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results in each case could differ
materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.
The contents of this news release were supervised and reviewed by Ian R.
Saunders, B.Sc., who is President, Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of
New Dawn Mining Corp., and who is a Qualified Person within the meaning of NI
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Forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements regarding
targets, estimates and assumptions in respect of gold production and prices,
operating costs, results and capital expenditures, mineral reserves and
mineral resources and anticipated grades and recovery rates. Forward-looking
statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions
that, while considered reasonable by the Company, are inherently subject to
significant business, economic, competitive, political and social
uncertainties and contingencies. Many factors could cause the Company's actual
results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any
forward-looking statements made by, or on behalf of, the Company. Such factors
include, among others, risks relating to reserve and resource estimates, gold
prices, exploration, development and operating risks, political and foreign
risk, uninsurable risks, competition, limited mining operations, production
risks, environmental regulation and liability, government regulation, currency
fluctuations, recent losses and write-downs and dependence on key employees.
See "Risk Factors" in the Company's May 29, 2008 Prospectus. Due to risks and
uncertainties, including the risks and uncertainties identified above, actual
events may differ materially from current expectations. Investors are
cautioned that forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future
performance and, accordingly, investors are cautioned not to put undue
reliance on forward-looking statements due to the inherent uncertainty
therein. Forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this Management
Discussion and Analysis and the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to
update publicly such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or results or otherwise.
For further information:
For further information: Investor Relations Contact: Richard Buzbuzian,
(416) 585-7890; President and Chief Executive Officer: Ian R. Saunders, (416)
585-7890; Visit us on the internet: http://www.newdawnmining.com or Email us