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NI 43-101 Technical Report & Resource Estimate the San Francisco Gold Property, Sonora, Mexico

February 28, 2007

Timmins Gold Corp. has filed an independent Technical Report to support the Mineral Resource estimate disclosed by the Company on January 18, 2007. The Report was prepared by William J. Lewis, B.Sc., P.Geo. of Micon International Limited of Toronto, and Michael G. Hester, FAusIMM, Vice President and Principal Mining Engineer for Independent Mining Consultants Inc. of Tucson, Arizona, both independent Qualified Persons.

As reported in the January 18, 2007 release the estimate was prepared using current CIM definitions for mineral resources as required by National Instrument 43-101. The mineral resource, based on a US$500 per ounce gold floating cone with 64% recoveries, US$1.00 per tonne mining cost (reflecting projected owner mining costs) and 0.23 g/t gold cutoff grade is:

Resource ClassificationOre (million tonnes)Grade (g/t Au)Gold (thousand troy oz)
Measured Mineral Resource5.350.91156.9
Indicated Mineral Resource22.300.78559.9
Total Measured + Indicated27.650.81716.8
Inferred Mineral Resource2.510.7963.5

The mineral resource estimate is based on a total of 116,000 meters of core and reverse circulation drilling from 1,133 holes completed by both Timmins and previous operators.

In addition to making several recommendations for moving the project forwards to pre-feasibility the Report concludes that the property should be regarded as an advanced-stage project which may have a significant economic potential and that Micon supports the concepts outlined by Timmins for further exploration.

The Report is available on SEDAR and at the Companies website www.timminsgold.com Copies of the Report are also available from the Company's offices in Vancouver, B.C. and Hermosillo, Mexico.

Qualified Person

Pursuant to National Instrument 43-101, Darcy Krohman, P.Geo., C.A,. Senior Vice-President and CFO of Timmins Gold Corp. is the Qualified Person (QP) responsible for the disclosure in this news release. Field work has been conducted by Timmins Gold Corp. employees and contractors.

For Further information, contact:

Bruce Bragagnolo, LLB.,
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Tel: 604-417-9517

Darcy Krohman, P.Geo., C.A.
Senior Vice-President & CFO
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Tel: 604-682-4002

For Investor Relations, contact:

Derek Thomson
Director, Corporate Development
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Tel: 604-682-4002
derek @timminsgold.com

Leighton Bocking
Investor Relations
Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Tel: 604-682-4002

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