Stillwater Mining Company Reports First Quarter 2014 Mined Production and Recycling Results and Announces First Quarter 2014

Stillwater Mining Company Reports First Quarter 2014 Mined Production and 
Recycling Results and Announces First Quarter 2014 Results
Conference Call 
BILLINGS, MT -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/14 --   STILLWATER MINING
COMPANY (NYSE: SWC) (TSX: SWC.U) (the "Company") today reported first
quarter 2014 platinum group metals production from its Montana mines
and from its recycling activities.  
Production from Montana Mines 
Production of palladium and platinum from the Company's Montana mine
operations totaled 130,700 ounces in the first quarter of 2014, a
2.8% increase over the same period in 2013. The 18.8% increase in
East Boulder Mine production in this year's first quarter compared to
the first quarter of 2013 was driven by slightly higher realized ore
grades and higher tons mined. The 3.0% decline in ounces produced at
the Stillwater Mine reflected lower ore tons mined and increased
allocation of resources to development activities during the 2014
first quarter compared to the first quarter of 2013.  


 
                                                                            
(mined ounces produced)            1Q 2014        1Q 2013         Change    
                               ---------------------------------------------
                                                                            
Stillwater Mine                         89,700         92,600     -3.0%     
Palladium                               68,900         71,300     -3.4%     
Platinum                                20,800         21,300     -2.3%     
                                                                            
East Boulder Mine                       41,000         34,500     18.8%     
Palladium                               31,900         26,800     19.0%     
Platinum                                 9,100          7,700     18.2%     
                                                                            
Total                                  130,700        127,100      2.8%     
Palladium                              100,800         98,100      2.8%     
Platinum                                29,900         29,000      3.1%     
                                                                            
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Recycling Activities 
During the first quarter of 2014, total volumes of palladium,
platinum and rhodium processed from recycled material totaled 101,500
ounces, a decrease of 34.2% compared to the same period in 2013. The
decrease in recycling volumes during the first quarter of 2014 was
primarily due to weather related issues. Recycling material
deliveries have increased subsequent to the end of the first quarter
as overall weather conditions have improved.  


 
                                                                            
(recycling ounces fed)             1Q 2014        1Q 2013         Change    
                               ---------------------------------------------
                                                                            
Total                                  101,500        154,200     -34.2%    
Palladium                               57,600         89,200     -35.4%    
Platinum                                36,300         52,800     -31.3%    
Rhodium                                  7,600         12,200     -37.7%    
                                                                            
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Note: Historical production and recycling information is available at
www.stillwatermining.com. 
First Quarter 2014 Results Webcast and Conference Call 
Stillwater Mining Company will conduct a conference call to discuss
first quarter 2014 results at 12:00 noon Eastern Daylight Time on
Thursday, May 1, 2014. 
Dial-In Numbers: 
 United States: (877) 531-2988
 International:
(612) 332-0718 
The conference call will be simultaneously webcast through the
Company's website at www.stillwatermining.com in the Investor
Relations section. 
A telephone replay of the call will be available for one week
following the event. The replay dial-in numbers are (800) 475-6701
(U.S.) and (320) 365-3844 (International), access code 324973. In
addition, the call transcript will be archived in the Investor
Relations section of the Company's website. 
About Stillwater Mining Company 
Headquartered in Billings, Montana, Stillwater Mining Company is the
only U.S. producer of platinum group metals (PGMs) and the largest
primary producer of PGMs outside of South Africa and the Russian
Federation. PGMs are rare precious metals used in a wide variety of
applications, including auto catalysts, fuel cells, hydrogen
purification, electronics, jewelry, dentistry, medicine, coinage and
other applications. Stillwater Mining Company is engaged in the
development, extraction, processing, smelting and refining of PGMs
from a geological formation in southern Montana known as the J-M Reef
and from the recycling of spent catalytic converters. The J-M Reef is
the only known significant source of PGMs in the United States and
the highest-grade PGM resource in the world. The Company also owns
the Marathon PGM-copper deposit in Ontario, Canada, and the Altar
porphyry copper-gold deposit located in the San Juan province of
Argentina. The Company's shares are traded on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol SWC and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under
the symbol SWC.U. Information about Stillwater Mining Company can be
found at its website: www.stillwatermining.com. 
CONTACT: 
Mike Beckstead
(406) 373-8971 
 
 
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