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Press release from CNW Group

Endeavour Mining Appoints VP Investor Relations

Friday, June 08, 2012

Endeavour Mining Appoints VP Investor Relations13:49 EDT Friday, June 08, 2012VANCOUVER, June 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Endeavour Mining Corporation ("Endeavour") (TSX:EDV, ASX:EVR, OTCQX:EDVMF) announces Marla Gale has been appointed Vice President, Investor Relations.Ms. Gale has more than 16 years of investor relations experience, with the most recent five years being within the gold mining industry.  Most notably, she was Director, Investor Relations at Aurelian Resources, which was acquired by Kinross in 2008 for $1.2 billion.  Ms. Gale began her career at Hume, Kieran, a small cap investor relations consultancy where she served a range of clients, including junior mining companies. While at Fleishman-Hillard, a global PR agency, and The Works Design Communications, she consulted for a range of companies including Agnico-Eagle, Falconbridge and Harry Winston.Neil Woodyer, CEO, stated"Marla brings a wealth of contacts, knowledge and international experience in dealing with the investor community.  I look forward to working with her to expand our investor relations programs and build our shareholder base as we continue to grow our gold business." About Endeavour Mining CorporationEndeavour is a gold producer delivering growth.  Endeavour owns two gold mines producing approximately 180,000 ozs per year in Ghana and Burkina Faso that are generating significant operating cash flows to fund exploration and development growth.  In addition to upside potential at its current operations, Endeavour's gold project in Côte d'Ivoire is ready for construction (mining permit submitted; currently negotiating EPCM contract) for an additional 100,000 ozs per year.  Endeavour's strong financial base encourages investments in long-term operational growth, exploration to replace and increase reserves, and funding for acquisitions.Endeavour Mining Corporation is listed on the TSX (symbol EDV) and ASX (symbol EVR), and also trades on the OTCQX (symbol EDVMF).On behalf of Endeavour Mining CorporationNeil Woodyer Chief Executive OfficerThis news release contains "forward-looking statements" including but not limited to, statements with respect to Endeavour's plans and operating performance, the estimation of mineral reserves and resources, the timing and amount of estimated future production, costs of future production, future capital expenditures, and the success of exploration activities. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "expects", "expected", "budgeted", "forecasts" and "anticipates". Forward-looking statements, while based on management's best estimates and assumptions, are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to: risks related to the successful integration of acquisitions; risks related to international operations; risks related to general economic conditions and credit availability, actual results of current exploration activities, unanticipated reclamation expenses; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; fluctuations in prices of metals including gold; fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, increases in market prices of mining consumables, possible variations in ore reserves, grade or recovery rates; failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes, title disputes, claims and limitations on insurance coverage and other risks of the mining industry; delays in the completion of development or construction activities, changes in national and local government regulation of mining operations, tax rules and regulations, and political and economic developments in countries in which Endeavour operates. Although Endeavour has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Please refer to Endeavour's most recent Annual Information Form filed under its profile at www.sedar.com for further information respecting the risks affecting Endeavour and its business.For further information: Marla Gale Vice President - Investor Relations +1 604 609 6117 mgale@endeavourmining.com Endeavour Mining Corporation Cayman Corporate Centre 27 Hospital Road George Town, Grand Cayman, KY1 1109, Cayman Islands Tel: +1 345 946 7603 Fax: +1 345 946 7604www.endeavourmining.com A Cayman Islands exempted company with limited liability. ARBN 153 067 639