September 26, 2023

Press Release

Ximen Mining Provides Status Update of Activities Prior to Commencement of Underground Development at its 100% Owned Kenville Gold Mine

Vancouver, B.C., September 26, 2023 – Ximen Mining Corp. (TSX.v: XIM) (FRA: 1XMA) (OTCQB: XXMMF) (the “Company” or “Ximen”) is pleased to provide an update on activities at its Kenville Gold Mine project in southeastern BC.

Kenville Mine: onsite office buildings, parking and workshop

“We are pleased by the significant progress we have achieved to date in finalizing the conditions under our current permits. Once these conditions are satisfactorily met, we will commence development at the Kenville Gold Mine site. In the meantime, as we embrace the virtue of patience, we remain steadfast in advancing the other 100% owned gold assets in our portfolio. Our strategic efforts position us optimally for the anticipated resurgence in the gold sector, which, with a little luck, will help shed light as we navigate the current market challenges,” stated Anderson, CEO of Ximen Mining Corp.

The Company is steadfastly working with its consultants to complete the engineering studies that are required prior to starting mine development.

Activities completed:

  • Hydrogeological assessment completed and sites selected for two ground water monitoring wells. Proposed sites submitted to regulatory authority for approval.
  • Engineering assessment completed for contact water capture and conveyance for area of new portal and rock dump.
  • Engineering assessment of drainage channel completed. As a result of this study and requirements associated with a required water licence, a new road crossing and new discharge point are now required.  The initial design has been completed. An application for an archaeological permit to investigate the new discharge site was submitted.

On-going Technical Activities

  • Waiting on final approval drill monitoring wells and install groundwater monitoring equipment.
  • Finalization and approval of road crossing design. Archaeology permit to be obtained to conduct archeological supervision at new discharge point prior to construction (estimated 4 months from submission).
  • Mine water conveyance pumping system engineering design underway to be finished.
  • Complete mine engineering detailed design drawings for mine excavations including drill cut-outs, re-muck cut-outs, safety bays and sumps.
  • Completion of Geotechnical stability assessment of existing mine-site building foundations and mine roads.
  • Completion of Geotechnical design for 2 historic portals and new portal closures.
  • Obtain explosives storage and use permit. Discussion held with regulatory officer indicates site inspection and final use permit to be completed close to commencement of operations.
  • On-going water flow monitoring.

The process of completing all the above technical works is required prior to commencing the start of underground development.  The Company is fully committed to addressing these items in a timely and efficient manner and is very much looking forward to then starting the underground mine development on the 100% Company owned Kenville Gold Mine no matter the weather or the season.

Technical disclosure in this news release has been approved by Dr. Mathew Ball, P.Geo., a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and VP Exploration for Ximen Mining Corp.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Christopher R. Anderson,
President, CEO and Director
604 488-3900

Investor Relations: Sophy Cesar, 604-488-3900,

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