PRESS RELEASE - Clifton Mining Company Inc. (OTC : CFTN)

Nov 04, 2010, 07:00 ET from Clifton Mining Company

ALPINE, UT, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ - Clifton Mining Co .(Clifton) has been informed by its partner, Desert Hawk Gold Corp. (Desert Hawk), that production has begun at its Gold Hill mill facility.  The initial mill testing phase is complete and the operation is moving into full production.  The plant has started producing gold, silver, copper and tungsten.   

Construction finished on Clifton's Gold Hill mill last month.  The entire mill was upgraded with new crushing and grinding systems as well as adding a tungsten extraction system.  For pictures of the mill and operations please see Clifton's website at

Said Ken Friedman President of Clifton, "We were pleased to see the mill construction finish and ore start running through the plant.  We look forward to a mutually profitable relationship with Desert Hawk and to the start of an income stream from our net smelter returns." 

The venture is planning to open up two more operations within the next year.  Both of these will be heap leach operations.  

Clifton trades on the U.S. OTC: (CFTN).

Note: Any statements released by Clifton Mining Company that are forward looking are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Editors and investors are cautioned that forward looking statements invoke risk and uncertainties that may affect the company's business prospects and performance.

SOURCE Clifton Mining Company