Gammon Gold Announces New El Cubo Collective Agreement and Return to Work

By Gammon Gold Inc., PRNE
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

TORONTO, February 24, 2011 - Gammon Gold Inc. ("Gammon" or the "Company") (TSX: GAM) and (NYSE:GRS) is
pleased to announce today that the Company successfully resolved the labour
disruption at its 100% owned El Cubo mine, located in Guanajuato State,

The Company has secured a more productive, standardized Collective
Agreement that includes significant concessions and terms reflecting current
legislated norms and industry best practices. The new two year collective
agreement has been unanimously approved by the union.

As operations at the El Cubo mine have been suspended since June 2, 2010,
the Company will initially focus on evaluating the underground conditions and
mine facilities to develop an operations plan that will allow production to
recommence as soon as possible. Production operations will be phased-in as
management retrains employees and develops sufficient mining areas to allow
the proper sequencing of underground mining activity as the mine ramps up to
full scale production.

Concurrent with ramping up operational activities, Gammon will resume
exploration activities to follow-up on the Dolores-Capulin discoveries made
at El Cubo in 2009 and 2010 and advance efforts to convert the resource into
proven & probable reserve categories.

The El Cubo property is located in one of the most prolific gold and
silver mining districts in Mexico, with historic production of approximately
5 million ounces of gold and 1.2 billion ounces of silver over 400 years. In
2009, the mine produced 49,357 gold equivalent ounces(1) (27,842 gold ounces
and 1,183,339 silver ounces) at a cash cost of $582 per gold equivalent
ounce(1). As at December 31, 2009, El Cubo's proven & probable reserves were
596,000 gold equivalent ounces(2) with an additional 278,000 gold equivalent
ounces(2) in measured and indicated resources and 694,000 gold equivalent
ounces(2) in inferred resources.

Commenting on El Cubo, Rene Marion, President and CEO, stated: "We have
been steadfast in our view that to unlock the true value of El Cubo,
significant amendments to the Collective Agreement would be required. We now
look forward to rehiring our employees and operating and growing this asset
to the benefit of Gammon Gold stakeholders under a Collective Agreement that
supports enhanced operational and cost efficiencies that will benefit both
the Company and our workforce and their families."

Gammon will provide a definitive timeline on when production will
recommence once the Company has completed its infrastructure evaluation and
finalized the production start-up plan.

(1)Gold equivalent ounces: gold equivalent production is reported at
Gammon's long-term gold equivalency ratio of 55:1.

(2)2009 year-end reserves and resources were calculated at a gold
equivalency ratio of 58.89:1 and 60:1 respectively.

About Gammon Gold

Gammon Gold Inc. is a mid-tier gold and silver producer with properties
in Mexico. Gammon's flagship Ocampo Property is located in Chihuahua State.
Gammon also owns the El Cubo mine in Guanajuato State and the Guadalupe y
Calvo development property in Chihuahua State. In 2010 Gammon completed
option purchase agreements to acquire the Los Jarros and Venus Projects
located directly north and east of the Ocampo mine, the Mezquite Project in
Zacatecas State, and has signed a binding Letter of Intent to joint venture
into the La Bandera gold project in Durango State. The Company has made
strategic investments in Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. and Corex Gold
Corporation. The Company's Executive Office is located in Toronto, Ontario.

Cautionary Statement

Cautionary Note to US Investors - The United States Securities and
Exchange Commission permits US mining companies, in their filings with the
SEC, to disclose only those mineral deposits that a company can economically
and legally extract or produce. This press release uses certain terms, such
as "measured," "indicated," and "inferred" "resources," that the SEC
guidelines strictly prohibit US registered companies from including in their
filings with the SEC. US Investors are urged to consider closely the
disclosure in Gammon Gold's Annual Report on Form 40-F/A, which may be
secured from Gammon Gold, or from the SEC's website at

No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority
has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

Certain statements included herein, including information as to the
future financial or operating performance of the Company, its subsidiaries
and its projects, constitute forward-looking statements. The words "believe",
"expect", "anticipate", "contemplate", "target", "plan", "intends",
"continue", "budget", "estimate", "forecast", "may", "will", "schedule" and
similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking
statements include, among other things, the ability and timing of
recommencing production and exploration activities at El Cubo, the ability to
realize operational and cost efficiencies at El Cubo,future exploration
results of its development program, the Company's ability to delineate
additional resources and reserves as a result of such program, and the
company's ability to mine such targets by mid-2011, statements regarding its
financial exposure to litigation, targets, estimates and assumptions in
respect of gold and silver production and prices, operating costs, results
and capital expenditures, mineral reserves and mineral resources and
anticipated grades, recovery rates, future financial or operating
performance, margins, operating and exploration expenditures, costs and
timing of completion of the Ocampo expansion program and improvements to the
heap leach pad, costs and timing of the development and commencement of
production of new deposits, costs and timing of construction, costs and
timing of future exploration and reclamation expenses including, anticipated
2010 results, operating performance projections for 2010 and 2011, our
ability to fully fund our business model internally, 2010 gold and silver
production and the cash and operating costs associated therewith, the ability
to achieve productivity and operational efficiencies, the ability to access
grid power at Ocampo, further reduction in the open pit stripping ratio and
the timing of each thereof. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based
upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable
by the Company, are inherently subject to significant business, economic,
competitive, political and social uncertainties and contingencies. Many
factors could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from
those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements made by, or on
behalf of, the Company. Such factors include, among others, known and unknown
uncertainties and risks relating to additional funding requirements, reserve
and resource estimates, commodity prices, hedging activities, exploration,
development and operating risks, illegal miners, political and foreign risk,
uninsurable risks, competition, limited mining operations, production risks,
environmental regulation and liability, government regulation, currency
fluctuations, recent losses and write-downs, restrictions in the Company's
loan facility, dependence on key employees, possible variations of ore grade
or recovery rates, failure of plant, equipment or process to operate as
anticipated, accidents and labour disputes. Investors are cautioned that
forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and,
accordingly, investors are cautioned not to put undue reliance on
forward-looking statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein.

For further information: For further information: please visit the Gammon
gold website at or contact: Rene Marion, President
and CEO, Gammon Gold Inc., +1-416-646-3825; Anne Day, Director of Investor
Relations, Gammon Gold Inc., +1-416-646-3825

For further information: For further information: please visit the Gammon gold website at or contact: Rene Marion, President and CEO, Gammon Gold Inc., +1-416-646-3825; Anne Day, Director of Investor Relations, Gammon Gold Inc., +1-416-646-3825

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