Announcement: McEwen Mining Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2012 Conference Call March 11, 2 PM EST

Fri Mar 8, 2013 10:26am EST

* Reuters is not responsible for the content in this press release.

  TORONTO, ONTARIO, Mar 08 (MARKET WIRE) --
McEwen Mining Inc. ("McEwen Mining") (NYSE:MUX)(TSX:MUX) Chief Owner, Rob
McEwen, along with senior management, will be hosting a conference call
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST to provide the fourth quarter and
full-year Company update. McEwen Mining's fourth quarter production
results can be accessed here: http://www.mcewenmining.com/Media-Events/Ne
ws-Releases/News-Releases-Details/2013/McEwen-Mining-Celebrates-Its-First
-Year-of-Production1132653/default.aspx.


                                  WEBCAST:                                  
                      http://www.gowebcasting.com/4215                      
                                                                            
                                 TELEPHONE:                                 
         Participant dial-in number(s): 416-695-7848 / 800-769-8320         
                    Participant pass code: None Required                    
                                                                            
                                   REPLAY:                                  
               Dial-in number(s): 905-694-9451 / 800-408-3053               
                             Pass code: 8222665                             


    ABOUT MCEWEN MINING (www.mcewenmining.com) 

    The goal of McEwen Mining is to qualify for inclusion in the S&P 500 by
2015 by creating a high growth gold producer focused in the Americas.
McEwen Mining's principal assets consist of the San Jose mine in Santa
Cruz, Argentina (49% interest); the El Gallo complex in Sinaloa, Mexico;
the Gold Bar project in Nevada, US; the Los Azules project in San Juan,
Argentina and a large portfolio of exploration properties in Argentina,
Mexico and Nevada. 

    McEwen Mining has 296,024,859 shares issued and outstanding. Rob McEwen,
Chairman, President and Chief Owner, owns 25% of the shares of the
Company. As of December 31, 2012, McEwen Mining had cash and liquid
assets of approximately US$70 million and is debt free. 

    The NYSE and TSX have not reviewed and do not accept responsibility for
the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this news release, which has
been prepared by management of McEwen Mining Inc.

Contacts:
McEwen Mining Inc.
Jenya Meshcheryakova
Investor Relations
(647) 258-0395 ext 410 or Toll Free: (866) 441-0690
(647) 258-0408 (FAX)

McEwen Mining Inc.
Mailing Address
181 Bay Street Suite 4750
Toronto, ON M5J 2T3
PO box 792
info@mcewenmining.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/mcewenrob
Twitter: www.twitter.com/mcewenmining
Store: store.mcewenmining.com

Copyright 2013, Market Wire, All rights reserved.

-0-