Centerra and Premier Submit the Final EIS/EA for Hardrock

Premier Gold Mines Ltd.

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 19, 2017) - Centerra Gold Inc. ("Centerra") (TSX: CG) and Premier Gold Mines Limited ("Premier") (TSX: PG) are pleased to announce that their Greenstone Gold Mines (GGM) joint venture has submitted the Hardrock Project Environmental Impact Statement / Environmental Assessment (EIS/EA) to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) and the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) to initiate the formal environmental review process. The Hardrock Project is located approximately 275 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay, Ontario, in the Ward of Geraldton, part of the amalgamated Municipality of Greenstone.