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InvestorNewsBreaks — McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE: MUX) (TSX: MUX) Names Industry Veteran as Exploration Director

McEwen Mining (NYSE: MUX) (TSX: MUX)a gold and silver producer with operations in Nevada, Canada, Mexico and Argentina, and McEwen Mining Inc., which is partially owned by MUX, have appointed a new exploration director. The companies announced that Darren King will be taking over the role. King brings more than three decades of international experience in all stages of copper and gold exploration. Prior to joining McEwen, King was VP of exploration at INV Metals and mine exploration manager for South America at Barrick Gold Corporation. He has played key roles in advancing regional exploration properties; ensuring compliance with safety, social, and environmental standards; developing and implementing exploration programs; and creating innovative geological models that lead to significant discoveries. “We are delighted to have Darren join McEwen Copper,” said McEwen Cooper VP and general manager Michael Meding in the press release. “With his more than 27 years of working in Argentina and experience in exploring the High Andes, we believe that his expertise and track record of success will play a key role in further enhancing Los Azules, which is already ranked as a top 10 copper project worldwide with significant growth potential.”

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About McEwen Mining Inc.

McEwen Mining is a gold and silver producer with operations in Nevada, Canada, Mexico and Argentina. In addition, it owns approximately 52% of McEwen Copper, which owns the large, advanced-stage Los Azules copper project in Argentina. The company’s goal is to improve the productivity and life of its assets with the objective of increasing its share price and providing a yield. McEwen Mining chair and chief owner Rob McEwen has a personal investment in the company of $220 million; his annual salary is $1. To learn more about the company, visit

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