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Anaconda Mining Swim Program Sponsors 6,000 Free Lessons

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Anaconda Mining Swim Program Sponsors 6,000 Free Lessons

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TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Anaconda Mining Inc. ("Anaconda" or the "Company") (TSX:ANX) (OTCQX:ANXGF) is pleased to announce another successful year for the Baie Verte regional swim program sponsored by Anaconda.

Anaconda Mining 2018 Baie Verte Swimming Lessons Donation. Operations Manager Tony Chislett presents $10,000 on behalf of Anaconda to sponsor free swimming lessons for youth at the Baie Verte regional pool. Left to right in the photo are Laura Bailey, Aquatic Director, Baie Verte Peninsula Recreation Commission, Shawn Russell, Councillor, Town of Baie Verte, Anthony Chislett, Operations Manager, Anaconda Mining Inc and Brian Peach, Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Baie Verte (CNW Group/Anaconda Mining Inc.)

Anaconda representatives recently presented a cheque for $10,000 in the third of a five-year $50,000 financial commitment to the regional swim program. The commitment was prompted by the overwhelming success of an initiative started in 2015 to provide youth in the region with free swimming lessons.

Prior to the 2015 summer season, average annual lesson enrolment at the Baie Verte regional pool was about 40 swimmers, however it now averages 150 participants each year. Approximately 600 lesson blocks (10 lessons per block) or approximately 6,000 free swimming lessons have been sponsored by Anaconda over the past four summers.

"Most of our employees at the Point Rousse Project are from the Baie Verte region. The regional swim program sponsorship is one of the ways that they can share Anaconda's success with their families, friends and neighbours. As we expand our operations on the peninsula, we will continue to work in partnership with the Town of Baie Verte and surrounding communities to support activities and infrastructure that make the region a great place to work, live and raise a family."

~ Dustin Angelo, President & CEO, Anaconda Mining

ABOUT ANACONDA MINING INC.

Anaconda is a TSX-listed gold mining, development, and exploration company, focused in the prospective Atlantic Canadian jurisdictions of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. The Company operates the Point Rousse Project located in the Baie Verte Mining District in Newfoundland, comprised of the Stog'er Tight Mine, the Pine Cove open pit mine, the Argyle Mineral Resource, the fully-permitted Pine Cove Mill and tailings facility, deep water port, and approximately 5,800 hectares of prospective gold-bearing property. Anaconda is also developing the Goldboro Project in Nova Scotia, a high-grade Mineral Resource, with the potential to leverage existing infrastructure at the Company's Point Rousse Project.

The Company also has a pipeline of organic growth opportunities, including the Great Northern Project on the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland and the Tilt Cove Property on the Baie Verte Peninsula, also in Newfoundland.

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian and United States securities legislation. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects", or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", or "does not anticipate", or "believes" or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might", or "will be taken", "occur", or "be achieved". Forward-looking information is based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the information is made, and is based on a number of assumptions and is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Anaconda to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including risks associated with the exploration, development and mining such as economic factors as they effect exploration, future commodity prices, changes in foreign exchange and interest rates, actual results of current production, development and exploration activities, government regulation, political or economic developments, environmental risks, permitting timelines, capital expenditures, operating or technical difficulties in connection with development activities, employee relations, the speculative nature of gold exploration and development, including the risks of diminishing quantities of grades of resources, contests over title to properties, and changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined as well as those risk factors discussed in the annual information form for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, available on www.sedar.com. Although Anaconda has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Anaconda does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

SOURCE Anaconda Mining Inc.

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