Sandstorm Gold Appoints Mary L. Little to Board of Directors

 VANCOUVER, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Sandstorm Gold Ltd. ("Sandstorm" or the  "Company") (NYSE MKT:SAND, TSX:SSL) is pleased to announce the appointment of  Mary L. Little to the Company's Board of Directors.  Ms. Little is a director and founder of Mirasol Resources Ltd. ("Mirasol"), a  precious metals company focused on exploration in Latin America.  As the Chief  Executive Officer, Ms. Little led Mirasol's growth as a successful prospect  generator, and spearheaded corporate development activities, including the  negotiation of joint ventures and the sale of a principal asset. Ms. Little's  industry experience includes fifteen years in Latin America with major mining  companies Newmont, Cyprus Amax and WMC Ltd., where she held management  positions including Business Development Manager and Country Manager. Ms.  Little has extensive experience in the exploration and evaluation of  epithermal precious metals deposits, as well as porphyry and sediment-hosted  mineral environments.  She holds a M.Sc. degree in Earth Sciences from the  University of California, and a MBA degree from the University of Colorado.    Ms. Little has served as trustee for the Society of Economic Geologists  Foundation since 2010.  Sandstorm's President & CEO, Nolan Watson remarked, "Adding someone with  Mary's level of expertise and experience to our Board of Directors will  further strengthen the Sandstorm team. We look forward to Mary's contribution  as we continue to grow the Company."  ABOUT SANDSTORM GOLD  Sandstorm Gold Ltd. is a gold streaming company. Sandstorm provides upfront  financing to gold mining companies that are looking for capital and in return,  receives a gold streaming agreement. This agreement gives Sandstorm the right  to purchase a percentage of the gold produced from a mine, for the life of the  mine, at a fixed price per ounce. Sandstorm has acquired a portfolio of nine  streams and twenty-eight royalties, fourteen of which are producing gold.  Sandstorm plans to grow and diversify its low cost production profile through  the acquisition of additional gold streams.  For more information visit: www.sandstormgold.com.  CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION  This press release contains "forward-looking statements", within the meaning  of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934,  the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian  securities legislation, concerning the business, operations and financial  performance and condition of Sandstorm Gold Ltd. ("Sandstorm").  Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with  respect to the future price of gold, the estimation of mineral reserves and  resources, realization of mineral reserve estimates, and the timing and amount  of estimated future production.  Forward-looking statements can generally be  identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may", "will",  "expect", "intend", "estimate", "anticipate", "believe", "continue", "plans",  or similar terminology.  Forward-looking statements are made based upon certain assumptions and other  important factors that, if untrue, could cause the actual results,  performances or achievements of Sandstorm to be materially different from  future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by such  statements.  Such statements and information are based on numerous assumptions  regarding present and future business strategies and the environment in which  Sandstorm will operate in the future, including the price of gold and  anticipated costs. Certain important factors that could cause actual results,  performances or achievements to differ materially from those in the  forward-looking statements include, amongst others, gold price volatility,  discrepancies between actual and estimated production, mineral reserves and  resources and metallurgical recoveries, mining operational and development  risks relating to the parties which produce the gold Sandstorm will purchase,  regulatory restrictions, activities by governmental authorities (including  changes in taxation), currency fluctuations, the global economic climate,  dilution, share price volatility and competition.  Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks,  uncertainties and other important factors that may cause the actual results,  level of activity, performance or achievements of Sandstorm to be materially  different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements,  including but not limited to: the impact of general business and economic  conditions,  the absence of control over mining operations from which  Sandstorm will purchase gold and risks related to those mining operations,  including risks related to international operations, government and  environmental regulation, actual results of current exploration activities,  conclusions of economic evaluations and changes in project parameters as plans  continue to be refined, risks in the marketability of minerals, fluctuations  in the price of gold, fluctuation in foreign exchange rates and interest  rates, stock market volatility, as well as those factors discussed in the  section entitled "Risks to Sandstorm"  in Sandstorm's annual report for the  financial year ended December 31, 2013 available at www.sedar.com.  Although  Sandstorm has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual  results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking  statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as  anticipated, estimated or intended.  There can be no assurance that such  statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events  could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.   Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking  statements.  Sandstorm does not undertake to update any forward looking  statements that are contained or incorporated by reference, except in  accordance with applicable securities laws.    SOURCE  Sandstorm Gold Ltd.  Sandstorm Gold Ltd. Nolan Watson, Chief Executive Officer (604) 689-0234  Denver Harris, Investor Relations Contact (604) 628-1178  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2014/02/c9513.html  CO: Sandstorm Gold Ltd. ST: British Columbia NI: MNG 2575 WNEWS  
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