Apollo Gold Updates Montana Tunnels Mine Production

DENVER, COLORADO–(Marketwire – April 28, 2008) – Apollo Gold Corporation ("Apollo") (TSX:APG) (AMEX:AGT) announced today that a maintenance issue occurred over the weekend at its Montana Tunnels' mill processing facility. Ore is processed at the mill through a primary and secondary crushing circuit which is followed by a semi-autogenous mill and ball mill grinding circuit. The maintenance issue concerns a crack in the shell of the ball mill. The Montana Tunnels mill complex is expected to be down for approximately two weeks while the ball mill is repaired…more at Marketwire.com