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Announcement: McEwen Mining First Quarter 2013 Conference Call May 9, 11:30 AM EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - McEwen Mining Inc. ("McEwen Mining") (MUX)(MUX.TO) Chief Owner, Rob McEwen, along with senior management, will be hosting a conference call Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:30 AM EST to provide the first quarter Company update.

Participant dial-in number(s): 416-340-2217/866-696-5910
Participant pass code: 5834978
Dial-in number(s): 905-694-9451/800-408-3053
Pass code: 2278899

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 José 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 297,090,359 shares issued and outstanding. Rob McEwen, Chairman, President and Chief Owner, owns 25% of the shares of the Company (assuming all outstanding Exchangeable Shares are exchanged for an equivalent amount of Common Shares).