Appointment of General Manager, Spain

October 23, 2017



Vancouver, 23 October 2017. Black Dragon Gold Corp. (TSX-V: BDG) (“BDG” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jose Manuel Dominguez Diez as General Manager of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary Exploraciones Mineras del Cantabrico SL (“EMC”). Mr. Dominguez was formerly the General Manager of Imerys in both Spain and Italy following a long career with Rio Tinto in various managerial and technical roles in Spain. Mr. Dominguez is a Mining Engineer of the School of Mines in Oviedo with over 30 years of experience in open pit and underground operations, mine design and permitting, and holds an M.B.A from the renowned Centre d'Etudes Supérieures Européennes de Management in Madrid.

Mr. Dominguez will be responsible for implementing the strategic objectives defined by the Board of BDG, and take overall management of EMC’s activities in Asturias, including the permitting of the Salave Project.

CEO and Managing Director of BDG, Paul Cronin commented “the appointment of Jose Dominguez represents, not only a highly-experienced addition to the management team of BDG, but also the cornerstone for establishing a highly skilled team in country to advance the revised feasibility and eventual permitting of the Salave Gold Project. We are delighted that Jose has accepted our offer to join our dynamic company.”

Signed "Paul Cronin"
Chief Executive Officer
on behalf of the Board of Directors

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About Black Dragon Gold

Black Dragon Gold “BDG” is the 100% owner of the largest undeveloped gold project in Europe, the Salave project. Salave is situated in the North of Spain in the province of Asturias. The Salave project has measured and indicated resources totalling 6.52 million Tonnes grading 4.51 g/t Au containing 944,000 ounces of gold at a 2.0 g/t cutoff grade and gold price of USD$1,100/ounce. For more information on the Salave project, please refer to the technical report, “Amended Technical Report on the Salave Gold Project, Asturias Region, Spain” dated October 7, 2016, as amended January 31, 2017, filed on SEDAR. In addition to the current mineral resource, historical exploration work suggests there is the potential for additional mineralisation within Black Dragon’s landholdings. Douglas Turnbull, P.Geo., a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 has reviewed and approved the scientific and technical information disclosed herein.

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