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2008-09-23 12:00:38

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and CEO William Petty and Fernando Infante, Executive Vice-President, have returned to Argentina for a series of meetings to review and finalize plans prior to completing further development of gas-to-liquid and oil production Letters of Intent and Memorandum of Understanding. Speaking by telephone from Buenos Aires, Mr. Petty said, "Franklin's financial partners remain committed to each of our several energy projects in...

2008-09-18 12:00:29

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and CEO William Petty has reassured Franklin shareholders that the company's Escala Mine continued operations during recent civil disturbances in Bolivia. In a statement scheduled to be posted at www.franklinmining.com later today, Mr. Petty discusses his personal commitment to the mining industry in Bolivia, to COMIBOL and to the Cooperativa INTI, Franklin's joint-venture partners in the Escala Mine. "Through September 2008,...

2008-09-10 12:00:35

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and CEO William Petty has returned from a week in La Paz, Bolivia where he met with senior executives and managers of Franklin Mining, Bolivia. This wholly owned subsidiary manages and operates the company's concession known as "The Escala Mine" in partnership with The National Mining Company of Bolivia (COMIBOL) and Cooperativa Minera INTI, Ltd. (the Escala's miner's union). Franklin's mining concession is located...

2008-09-08 09:00:36

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and CEO William Petty confirms that Howard Dunn, PE, Vice President of Operations for International Mining, and Milton Flores, Staff Geologist, Franklin Mining, Bolivia, continue expanding their primary exploration at the Escala Mine. Mr. Dunn and Mr. Flores recently completed a week of field mapping and sampling with surface chip samples to verify earlier sampling and extend the sampling area both south and west-northwest of...

2008-09-04 12:00:22

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and CEO William Petty announces that, based on a 1997 estimated reserve value, at a 10% discount rate, prepared by Harper and Associates for $20.00 per barrel oil, the proven oil reserves and proven undeveloped oil reserves contained in the Waterflood lease have an approximate current value of $6.0 million. An announcement concerning availability and estimated value of the natural gas is being prepared. Franklin's cash...

2008-08-27 12:01:05

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and CEO William Petty has released the first of a two-part Memorandum summarizing the company's mining division's current status and pending plans for the company's energy division. The first part of the Memo is available at www.FranklinMining.com; the second part will be added on Friday, August 29, 2008. About Franklin Mining, Inc: Franklin Mining, Inc. has mining and energy interests in the United States and Bolivia as...

2008-08-20 12:00:45

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and CEO William Petty confirms he has received numerous inquiries concerning recently announced zinc content of Bolivia's Escala Mine. Mr. Petty also confirms that Franklin's Vice President of Operations for International Mining, Howard Dunn, P.E., is returning to Bolivia earlier than planned to supervise final testing and preparation for upcoming site visits by potential purchasers of zinc and other minerals. As previously...

2008-08-13 12:00:44

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Vice President of Operations for International Mining, Howard Dunn, P.E., has advised the Franklin Board of Directors that based on the excellent results of the Escala Mine's tier II sampling results, additional samples to extend the potential mineralized area and confirm earlier tests have been prepared and submitted for precious metal evaluation. A preliminary report following laboratory analysis is expected to be received from SGS...

2008-08-11 12:00:52

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Executive Vice-President Fernando Infante returned to Santa Cruz, Bolivia on Friday, August 8 and met with Dr. Jaime Arancibia and his management team from the Escala Mine. This was Mr. Infante's first meeting with Franklin's Escala managers since receipt of SGS Lakefield Research Limited's July 17, 2008 Certificate of Analysis. As previously announced, SGS's July report indicates silver values at 30 grams per metric ton, 2.1% zinc...

2008-08-07 12:01:12

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and President William A. Petty is pleased to announce that during his latest visit to Buenos Aires, a Letter of Intent was signed with Epsur for the possible future development of oil fields in the northern part of the Province of Santa Cruz, Argentina. Mr. Fernando Infante, Executive Vice President, Franklin Mining, Inc., and Mr. Howard Dunn, Vice President for International Operations, remain in Buenos Aires and will visit...


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