Ceramic Industry

Frahme and Villwock Join Emgold Project Team

June 24, 2004

Emgold Mining Corp. recently announced that Carl Frahme, Ph.D., and Robert Villwock, Ph.D., have joined the company's project team to advance the technology development of the Ceramext(TM) process to full commercialization. Frahme is a recognized expert in ceramics technology and will be responsible for all aspects of the research and product development effort for Golden Bear. Villwock has extensive experience in new technology development in the materials industry. He will be responsible for the overall Ceramext process development and commercial equipment design. The company has also entered into a lease and option to purchase agreement for a 44,000-square-foot building located in Grass Valley, Calif. The building supports the further development of the Ceramext technology and provides office, laboratory, geological and storage facilities for the Idaho-Maryland and Golden Bear Ceramics project teams.

For more information, visit http://www.emgold.com or http://www.sedar.com