New Dawn Mining Corp. announces a work stoppage at its South African Exploration and Mine Development Project

    TORONTO, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - New Dawn Mining Corp. (TSX: ND) ("New Dawn" or
the "Company") announced an illegal and unprotected work stoppage, by a large
portion of its workforce, at its Blue Dot Project in South Africa, which is
nearing a possible production decision. The Company is currently dealing with
this work stoppage in terms of South African legislation and its own internal
policies. Management is attempting to resolve this matter in an orderly and
efficient manner and will report updates to shareholders on a timely basis.

    About New Dawn ...

    The Company is engaged in the production of gold and related activities,
including exploration, development, mining and processing in the Southern
African Development Community ("SADC"). The Company's principal assets are:
the producing, but currently on care and maintenance, Turk Mine in Zimbabwe;
the advanced exploration project Angelus Mine in Zimbabwe; and the advanced
exploration project Blue Dot Property in South Africa. The Company has 2
production facilities; one in Zimbabwe that is currently capable of processing
up to 400 tonnes per day or 12,000 tonnes per month, and a facility in South
Africa that is rated at 180 tonnes per day or 5,500 tonnes per month. New Dawn
also maintains a highly experienced work force of over 900 people in Zimbabwe
and South Africa. The Company has additional assets that form a portfolio of
exploration properties, and include the Consolidated Bubi Gold Fields,
consolidated Midlands Gold Fields and consolidated Shurugwi Gold Fields
properties, all of which are located in Zimbabwe.
    New Dawn has a significant resource base (including inferred) that is in
excess of 1.328 million ounces of gold at a grade between 4 and 5 g/ton at a
2.45 g/t cut-off grade based on US$875/oz gold, all NI 43-101 compliant. With
the goal of becoming a meaningful gold producer in the region, New Dawn is
well-established in southern Africa, owning both mines and processing
facilities, as well as substantial developmental acreage 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.

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For further information: Investor Relations Contact: Richard Buzbuzbian,
(416) 585-7890; President and Chief Executive Officer: Ian R. Saunders, (416)
585-7890; Visit us on the internet: or Email us

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