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Monday, October 3, 2011

Brigus Gold Added to S&P/TSX Indices

Brigus Gold Corp. ("Brigus" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: BRD) (TSX: BRD)

Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations added Brigus Gold to their list of companies on S&P/TSX SmallCap Index in September. Effective Monday, September 19, Brigus was also added to the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index and the S&P/TSX Global Mining Index. 

"We are pleased to have been added to three key indices," said Wade K. Dawe, President and CEO. "Inclusion in these indices will provide us with additional exposure to the investment community."

These new additions to the S&P/TSX Indices were made public by Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations on September 9, 2011 following their quarterly S&P/TSX Composite Index Review.

About Brigus
Brigus is a growing gold producer committed to maximizing shareholder value through a strategy of efficient production, targeted exploration and select acquisitions. The Company operates the wholly owned Black Fox Mine and Mill in the Timmins gold district of Ontario, Canada. The Black Fox Complex encompasses the Black Fox Mine and adjoining properties, all in the Township of Black River - Matheson, Ontario, Canada. Brigus is also advancing its Goldfields Project located near Uranium City, Saskatchewan, Canada, which hosts the Box and Athona gold deposits. In Mexico, Brigus has a letter of intent to sell 75% of its Ixhuatan silver-gold projected located in the state of Chiapas. In the Dominican Republic, Brigus has a letter of intent to sell its remaining interests in three mineral exploration projects.
Cautionary and Forward-Looking Statements

Statements contained in this news release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve risk, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. All statements regarding the ability of the Company to achieve targeted gold production at its Black Fox Mine, including underground production, and cash costs, mill expansion results, meet capital construction schedules and costs, and the continuation of a rising gold price are forward-looking statements and estimates that involve various risks and uncertainties. This forward-looking information includes, or may be based upon, estimates, forecasts, and statements as to management's expectations with respect to, among other things, the issue of permits, the size and quality of the company's mineral resources, progress in development of mineral properties, future production and sales volumes, capital and mine production costs, demand and market outlook for metals, future metal prices and treatment and refining charges, and the financial results of the Company.

Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include environmental risks and other factors disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" in Brigus Gold's most recent Annual Information Form and Management Discussion and Analysis filed under the Company's name at www.sedar.com and annual report on Form 40-F filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov as well as elsewhere in Brigus' documents filed from time to time with the Toronto Stock Exchange, the NYSE Amex Equities, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory authorities. All forward-looking statements included in this news release are based on information available to the Company on the date hereof. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable securities laws.
SOURCE: Brigus Gold Corp.
Brigus Gold Corp. 
Jennifer Nicholson, CA 
Vice President Investor Relations 
(902) 422-1421 
jnicholson@brigusgold.com
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