*

Hitt og þetta 10. apríl 2006

Battle Mountain Receives $6.9 Million

The Acquisition is expected to close no later than April 12th, 2006.

About Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp.

Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp. (OTCBB:BMGX) is a gold royalty company with a portfolio of thirteen producing, developmental and exploration stage properties in the Americas and Africa.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Mark Kucher

Chairman and CEO

To learn more please visit www.bmegold.com or email info@bmegold.com.

Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements: This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, expectations, beliefs, plans and objectives regarding the potential transactions and ventures discussed in this release. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements are the risks inherent in mineral exploration, the need to obtain additional financing, the availability of needed personnel and equipment for future exploration and development, fluctuations in the price of minerals, and general economic conditions.

FOR INVESTOR INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 1-800-436-0167