find enclosed a news release issued this morning. �If you have any questions or
require further information, please do not hesitate to call.
SOMINCOR RECEIVES AWARD
September 27, 2007 (TSX: LUN; OMX:
LUMI, NYSE: LMC) Lundin Mining Corporation (“Lundin
Mining” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly
owned subsidiary Somincor, which operates the copper-zinc mine Neves-Corvo in
southern Portugal, has been awarded Portugal’s most
prestigious award of “Best Company in Portugal” for 2006.
At a ceremony hosted by the business
magazine EXAME last Monday evening in Lisbon, the President of Somincor, Mr.
Jo�o Carr�lo, received this highly coveted business award from the Minister of
Economy and Innovation and in the presence of executives from leading companies
The criteria that the magazine uses to rate
companies annually include: sales performance, growth in net profit,
increase in asset value and shareholders’ equity, gross added value, solvency
and financial position.
Mr. Jo�o Carr�lo who is also Executive Vice President
and Chief Operating Officer of Lundin Mining, referred to the award as
“deserved recognition by the business community in Portugal for Somincor’s splendid
improvements in the key performance indicators of our business. Management has
been successful in taking advantage of favorable exogenous factors to add value
to our organization, maintain Somincor�s competitiveness, further mitigate risk
and strengthen the sustainable development programme. We recognize the effort
and commitment shown by all employees and the support demonstrated by all other
stakeholders during 2006. Somincor is dedicated to continue to move from
strength to strength.”
About Lundin Mining
Mining is a rapidly growing mining and exploration company engaged in the
extraction, development, acquisition and discovery of base metal deposits
internationally. The company currently owns five operating mines: Neves-Corvo
in Portugal, the Zinkgruvan
and Storliden mines in Sweden,
the Galmoy mine in Ireland
and the Aguablanca mine in Spain.
Another mine is under development, the Aljustrel mine in Portugal, and will
be brought into production in the fourth quarter of 2007. In addition, the
Company holds an extensive exploration portfolio as well as interests in
international ventures and development projects including the world class Tenke
Fungurume copper/cobalt project in the DRC and the Ozernoe zinc project in Russia.
For further information, please
L�gia V�rzea, Head of
Communication and Public Relations Neves-Corvo Mine, +351 286 689 014
Manager, Investor Relations: +46-706-07-92-63
Investor Relations, North America: