Primero Mining Celebrates Listing

Precious metals producer Primero Mining Corp. (NYSE-Listed PPP) visited the NYSE to celebrate the company’s listing. The common stock of Primero Mining began trading on the NYSE on Monday, August 15, 2011, under the ticker symbol "PPP”. The Company will retain its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) in Canada under the trading symbol "P". In honor of the occasion, Executive Chairman, Wade Nesmith was joined by President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph F. Conway to ring The Opening BellSM.

Primero Mining Corp. (NYSE: PPP)

Primero Mining Corp. is a Canadian-based precious metals producer and owns 100% of the San Dimas gold-silver mine in Mexico. Primero offers immediate exposure to un-hedged, low cash cost gold production with a substantial resource base in a politically stable jurisdiction. The Company intends to become an intermediate gold producer by building a portfolio of high quality, low cost precious metals assets in the Americas.