Big Bear Mining Corp Secures Additional Funding & Signs LOI for Lewiston Properties

Mar 31, 2011, 22:00 ET from Big Bear Mining Corp

TEMPE, Ariz., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Bear Mining Corp (OTCPK: BGBR), a U.S. based exploration company focused on the acquisition and development of gold and other precious commodity projects, announced today that it has received the commitment of an institutional investor to make an equity investment into the Company of approximately $500,000. The  investment, which closed on 3/30/2011, will be priced at fifteen cents per share of the Company's common stock with no warrant coverage.

The Company is also pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire a series of contiguous properties in the Lewiston mining district of central Wyoming. Completion of the acquisition is subject to our successful completion of due diligence and to the execution of a definitive option agreement. The mining claims have a proliferation of high grade showings and represent an excellent project for drilling in the 2011 season.

Finally, the Company intends to announce detailed 2011 exploration plans for all of its projects upon completion of the most recent acquisition. CEO Steve Rix stated, "The equity commitment will allow us to begin our exploration initiatives in 2011 and we will provide additional updates regarding the acquisition of properties in the Lewiston mining district as they become available.  This acquisition further strengthens our portfolio of gold projects which include claims located in the Red Lake Mining District, and Rattlesnake Hills."  The Red Lake Mining District is home to the largest gold mine in Canada, owned by Gold Corp.  Rattlesnake Hills is the location of Evolving Gold's Northstock project.  Gold Corp purchased 15% of Evolving Gold in July, 2010.  

About Big Bear Mining Corp:

Big Bear Mining Corp. is a US based exploration and development company, focused on the acquisition and development of Gold and other precious commodity projects which demonstrate high probability for near term production. Big Bear is a fully reporting company quoted on the OTCBB under the symbol BGBR.  


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