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Anaconda Mining Appoints Tim Casgrain as Chairman of the Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/06/13 -- Anaconda Mining Inc. ("Anaconda" or "the Company") (TSX: ANX) is pleased to announce that Tim Casgrain, who joined the Company's board of directors on October 10, 2013, has been appointed Chairman. Mr. Casgrain replaces Lewis Lawrick who will continue to serve as a director of the Company.

President and CEO, Dustin Angelo, said, "I would like to thank Lew for his valuable service as Chairman of the Company and for his unwavering support of the management team. I look forward to working with Tim as the Company embarks on an aggressive exploration program to discover more mineable reserves and expand production around Pine Cove. His leadership and experience will be valuable resources for the Company in its next stage of growth."

Mr. Casgrain is currently a consultant to, and has been involved since 1997 with, Skyservice Investments Inc., a wholly owned Canadian aviation company. From 1976 to 2002, he served as Executive Vice President of Brookfield Asset Management and from 1988 to 1995 he was seconded to NBS Technologies Inc. as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Casgrain began his career as a teacher with CUSO in Chad, Africa, and later became an accountant with Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Casgrain is currently the Chairman of the Toronto Rehab Foundation and HIPPY Canada. He is also a Honourary Director of the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education.

ABOUT ANACONDA

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Anaconda is a growth-oriented, gold mining and exploration company with a producing asset located on the Baie Verte Peninsula in Newfoundland, Canada called the Pine Cove mine.

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