Toledo Mining Corporation plc Appoints New Non-Executive Director

30 September 2008 Toledo Mining Corporation plc ("Toledo" or the "Company") (AIM:TMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Constantine Thanassoulas as a non-executive director, effective immediately. Mr Thanassoulas was the Chief Executive Officer of Larco SA, the largest ferronickel company in Europe from 2004 - 2008. Prior to this, he has held a number of senior positions in the banking sector, including Managing Director, Gobal Head of Derivatives for Barclays Bank and Chief Operating Officer of Sanwa (UFJ) International PLC. Commenting on the announcement, George Bujtor, Chief Executive, said "I am delighted to welcome Constantine to Toledo Mining. With his wealth of knowledge across the mining and banking sectors, I believe he will make a strong contribution to the Company and further enhance our Board as we seek to progress up the value curve to become both a nickel laterite producer and processor within the next five years." Mr Thanassoulas is currently a partner of Eilon Associates Ltd, an investment banking consultancy and has been the past President of the European Finance Association and President of the European Financial Management Association. Appendix Further information required by paragraph 2(g) of Schedule Two to the AIM Rules for Companies: Full name Constantine Thanassoulas Age 55 Current directorships Oceanic Bank (UK) Ltd PIMEX Ltd Directorships within the OHR Ltd last five years OHR Holdings Limited OHR Entertainments Limited Silverscreen Ventures Limited Other Mr Thanassoulas was a director of OHR Ltd, which was placed in voluntary creditors liquidation in November 2005. OHR Ltd was dissolved in May 2008. The Company confirms that there is no additional information required for notification in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies. For further information, contact: Reg Eccles, Chairman, Toledo Mining Corporation +44 (0) 20 7514 1480 plc Hugh Oram, Ambrian Capital plc +44 (0) 20 7634 4705 Alex Buck, BuckBias Limited +44 (0) 20 7244 8053 ---END OF MESSAGE---