News Release

WAR EAGLE REPORTS ON THE PASSING OF WILLIAM S. HAMILTON

Vancouver, British Columbia – July 30, 2018 - War Eagle Mining Company Inc. (TSXV - WAR) ("War Eagle" or the "Company") reports with sadness that William (Bill) S. Hamilton, P.Geo, a Director of War Eagle has passed away.

Danièle Spethmann, President and CEO of War Eagle stated: “Bill’s generosity with his time and advice as well as his wit will be greatly missed by his colleagues and friends. Our deepest condolences to his family and all of the people he touched over the years.” 

Bill has been a member of the Board of Directors since October 2016.  He was a well-respected mining industry professional with over 45 years of experience, including with Corona Corporation (now Barrick Gold Corp.), Campbell Resources Inc. and Campbell Chibougamau Mines Ltd.  Bill has been a private consultant Since 2001, providing exploration services and advice to a number of companies, principally in Mexico.

About War Eagle Mining Company Inc.

War Eagle is a TSX-Venture Exchange listed company focused on the exploration of gold in northern Ontario, Canada.  The Goodfish Kirana Property is located five kilometers from the center of the Town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario where over 40 million ounces of gold have been produced. The property is approximately 10 km long by 3 km wide (34 km2) with numerous historical gold showings, historic mines and mineralized deformation zones that have beenunder-explored with modern technology.


For additional information please contact:

Danièle Spethmann, P.Geo, President & CEO
War Eagle Mining Company Inc.
(647) 344-3433 | [email protected]

Malcolm Burke, Director
War Eagle Mining Company Inc.
(604) 220-2000 | [email protected]

Joanne Jobin, Investor Relations Officer
War Eagle Mining Company Inc.
(647) 964-0292 | [email protected]

This news release was prepared by management of War Eagle, which takes full responsibility for its contents as it relates to War Eagle.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", “anticipate", "estimate", "may", "will", "would", "potential", "proposed" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. The forward-looking statements are based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by the Company. Although War Eagle believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because War Eagle can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. In addition to other risks that may affect the forward-looking statements in this press release are those set out in the Company’s management discussion and analysis of the financial condition and results of operations for the year ended March 31, 2017 and the third quarter ended December 31, 2017, which are available at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof and War Eagle undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.