Vancouver, British Columbia, August 12, 2009. Sutter Gold Mining Inc. ("Sutter" or "SGM" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: SGM) announces it has closed a secured loan facility ("the Facility") in the amount of US $4,250,000 with RMB Australia Holdings Limited (the "Lender"), maturing August 31, 2010.
The Facility bears an interest rate of Libor plus 7.5% per annum calculated and payable on a monthly basis. A 7.5% fee was paid in cash to the Lender upon execution of the Facility agreement.
The proceeds of the Facility will be used to continue the technical studies and initiatives described in Sutter's press released dated June 29, 2009 and to provide working capital.
About Sutter Gold Mining Inc.
Sutter is a growth oriented exploration and development company pursuing the goal of becoming an emerging gold producer.
The primary focus of the Company is the evaluation and development of the Lincoln-Comet zone of the Sutter Gold Project on the California Mother Lode Gold Belt. The Lincoln-Comet and Keystone zones contain a NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate (completed in February 2008) of 612,400 tonnes (673,600 tons) grading 11.3 g/t (0.33 oz/ton) containing 223,000 ounces gold and Inferred Resources of 2,161,700 tonnes (2,377,900 tons) grading 5.9 g/t (0.19 oz/ton) containing 458,900 ounces.
SGM currently controls over three miles of the Mother Lode, with 90% of the property still unexplored. Potential exists at depth on the known mineralized zones on both the footwall and hanging wall of the Mother Lode, and on the Melones Fault, which is the principal regional structure of the Mother Lode that exists on the eastern portion of SGM's property package.
In Mexico, SGM holds the rights to the geologically similar, high-grade El Alamo district of northern Baja, where historic mining to the water table produced mined grades of 30 to 60 grams/tonne gold. Initial exploration with its joint-venture partner, Premier Gold, has demonstrated the extension of high-grade veins.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation, including predictions, projections and forecasts. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future, including such things as future business strategy, competitive strengths, goals, expansion, growth of the Company's businesses, operations, plans and with respect to exploration results, the timing and success of exploration activities generally, permitting time lines, government regulation of exploration and mining operations, environmental risks, title disputes or claims, limitations on insurance coverage, timing and possible outcome of any pending litigation and timing and results of future resource estimates or future economic studies.
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Neither the 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.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
President, CEO & Director
Sutter Gold Mining Inc.
For further information please contact Robert Hutmacher, Chief Financial Officer at 303 238 1438 ext. 22 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at www.suttergoldmining.com
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