2008 News Releases

March 03, 2008

Mawson drills 0.44% U3O8 over 12.1 metres at Klappibacken, Sweden

VANCOUVER, March 3 - Mawson Resources Limited ("Mawson") TSX - MAW; Frankfurt - MRY. Michael Hudson, President & CEO, announces results from the first five holes from the Company's 5,000 metre winter diamond drill program at the Klappibacken uranium project in Sweden. Broad high-grade uranium mineralization has been intersected down dip and along strike from previously drilled mineralization, including one of the most strongly uranium mineralized intervals drilled in Sweden.

New results are presented for five diamond drill holes (KLADD0804-07 and KLADD0809). Best results, calculated with a lower cut-off of 0.01% uranium, are shown below. A full list of results from Mawson's drilling at Klappibacken is listed in Table 1.

    -  KLADD0807 : 38.9m at 0.16% U(3)O(8) from 236.1m;
                     including 12.1m for 0.44% U(3)O(8) from 261.9m
    -  KLADD0705 : 27.6 metres at 0.10% U(3)O(8) from 144.9m
                     including 2.6m for 0.45% U(3)O(8) from 161.3m
                     including 2.0m for 0.19% U(3)O(8) from 167.9m and
                   17.8m at 0.04% U(3)O(8) from 181.0m;
    -  KLADD0809 : 19.2m at 0.04% U(3)O(8) from 189.2m;
                     including 3.2m for 0.08% U(3)O(8) from 194.2m

Seventeen holes have been drilled at the prospect for a total of 3,615 metres. Two drill rigs are at site and will continue drilling until the spring thaw. Given the positive nature of results to date, the Company will recommence drilling when summer conditions provide suitable access.

These new intersections extend mineralization between 50-100 metres in both down dip and along strike orientations. Mineralization is now known from surface down to a vertical depth of 210 metres below surface and remains open. Drill hole KLADD0807 (38.9m at 0.16% U(3)O(8) from 236.1m) lies on the far northern limit of the previously known extent of the deposit and is located 50 metres down dip on section from the nearest drill hole. Drilling until the conclusion of the winter program is focussed both above and along strike from this intercept. A longitudinal section showing the relationship between these results and previous results from the Klappibacken uranium project may be found at http://www.mawsonresources.com/index.php?page=ProjectsKlapLong.

Klappibacken is an intrusive-related uranium deposit, hosted by brecciated and cataclastic granite which is strongly enriched in fluorite or hematite. Uranium mineralization is present within a structural zone, generally greater than thirty metres in width, and locally exceeding fifty metres wide.

Basic metallurgical testing was carried out in late 1983 by the Lulea Technological University in Sweden on samples from Klappibacken. Two samples from Klappibacken showed excellent grindability and leachability. Klappibacken samples were reduced in a rod mill within 15 minutes to 175 micron size. A recovery of 97% uranium with low oxygen consumption by acid leach was achieved which is considered very promising.

Mr Hudson states, "These drill results continue to demonstrate the potential and quality of the Klappibacken prospect. The drill result of 12.1 metres for 0.44% U(3)O(8) represents one of the thickest high grade drill intercepts in a uranium deposit in Sweden. Significantly, the deposit shows no signs of weakening and remains open along strike and down dip. Drilling continues at site with two drill rigs."

The qualified person for the Klappibacken project, Mark Saxon, Director and Vice-President of Exploration for Mawson, and a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, has reviewed and verified the contents of this release. Uranium was analyzed by the ME-XRF05 technique by ALS Chemex Ltd's laboratories in Pitea, Sweden and Vancouver, Canada, where duplicates, repeats, blanks and known standards were inserted according to standard industry practice. It is interpreted that reported drill hole intercepts approximate the true width of mineralization.

About the Company: Mawson Resources holds significant uranium resources in the nuclear energy reliant countries of Spain, Sweden and Finland. As the European Union reduces its reliance on carbon-based energy sources, Mawson is well placed as the Company develops its exploration portfolio towards the sustainable production of uranium in the shortest possible time frame.

On behalf of the Board,

"Michael Hudson"
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Michael Hudson, President & CEO

Forward Looking Statement. The statements herein that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These statements address future events and conditions and so involve inherent risks and uncertainties, as disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the company's periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Actual results could differ from those currently projected. The Company does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement. The TSX Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Table 1: Drill hole results from all of Mawson's drill results from the
     Klappibacken project using a lower cut-off of 0.01% uranium.
    Hole ID            From        To     Width      U(3)0(8)
                        (m)        (m)     (m)         %
                               WINTER 2007/2008
    KLADD0704         117.3     131.4      14.1      0.05
    KLADD0704         135.2     141.0       5.8      0.03
    KLADD0704         155.0     164.0       9.0      0.06
    KLADD0704         174.0     177.0       3.0      0.12
    KLADD0705         144.9     155.8      10.9      0.06
    KLADD0705         144.9     172.5      27.6      0.10
      including       161.3     163.9       2.6      0.45
      including       167.9     169.9       2.0      0.19
    KLADD0705         181.0     198.8      17.8      0.04
    KLADD0706         201.4     212.2      10.8      0.03
    KLADD0706         223.2     235.5      12.3      0.02
    KLADD0807         236.1     275.0      38.9      0.16
      including       261.9     274.0      12.1      0.44
    KLADD0809         181.0     186.2       5.2      0.02
    KLADD0809         189.2     208.4      19.2      0.04
      including       194.2     197.4       3.2      0.08
    KLADD0809         210.4     218.1       7.7      0.03
    KLADD0809         221.1     232.1      11.0      0.04
      including       221.1     224.1       3.0      0.08
    KLADD0809         234.1     238.1       4.0      0.02
                               SPRING 2007(1)
    KLADD0702         18.55      41.6     23.05      0.12
    KLADD0702         51.45        65     13.55      0.07
    KLADD0703            20        44        24      0.10
      including          25        30         5      0.24
    KLADD0703          46.3        82      35.7      0.09
      including        46.3        50       3.7      0.13
      including          53        59         6      0.16
      including          65        71         6      0.19
    Note 1: Spring 2007 drilling previously reported June 25 2007

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