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  Mar 3, 2005 - 02:15 ET
Conference Call to Discuss the Intended Merger Between Lundin Mining Corporation 'Lundin Mining' and ARCON International Resources P.l.c. 'ARCON'

 
NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR:  LUNDIN MINING CORPORATION

TSX SYMBOL:  LUN

MARCH 3, 2005 - 02:15 ET

Conference Call to Discuss the Intended Merger Between 
Lundin Mining Corporation 'Lundin Mining' and ARCON 
International Resources P.l.c. 'ARCON'

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 3, 2005) - Lundin 
Mining Corporation (TSX:LUN) -

A conference call with slide show presentation with respect to the 
proposed merger between Lundin Mining and ARCON has been scheduled for 
Thursday 3 March 2005 at 11:00am Eastern Standard Time (EST); (8:00am 
Pacific Standard Time (PST); and 5:00pm Central European Time (CET). 
Please call in 5 minutes before the conference starts and stay on the 
line (an operator will be available to assist you).

Call-in number for the conference call (North America): + 1 334 323 6203

Call-in number for the conference call (Europe):+ 46 (0) 8 50 52 01 14

It will also be possible to listen to the telephone conference live and 
download the slides at: 
http://events.genesysrichmedia.com/lundinmining/2005/03/03

A replay of the telephone conference will be available approximately one 
hour after the completion of the conference and until 10 March 2005.

Replay number in Europe is: + 46 (0) 8 50 52 03 33 and in North 
America:+ 1 954 334 0342. To access the recording, please enter access 
code 649471.

A recording of the conference will also be available for download at 
www.lundinmining.com approximately one hour after the conference has 
ended.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Lundin Mining Corporation
Sophia Shane
Head of Corporate Communications
+1 604 689 7842

or

Lundin Mining Corporation
Robert Eriksson
Investor Relations - Europe
+46 (0) 854 507 470
Website: www.lundinmining.com