Tirex Receives All Mining Licenses


— Tirex Receives all six Mining Licenses from National Licensing Center as

previously approved by the Ministry of Environment, Trade and Energy

— Tirex also receives from the National Licensing Center all the

Environmental Permits as previously approved by the Ministry of

Environment, Forests and Water Administration

— Tirex has invested more than $25 million in Mirdita to date


Tirex Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has received all the mining and environmental licenses or permits and all the required documentation from Albania’s National Licensing Centre to allow for mining operations in the six mining areas.

The licenses received by Tirex are Fushe Arrez: PN-4714-01-2013, Tuc: PN-4715-01-2013, Paluce: PN-4716-01-2013, Qafe Bari: PN-4717-01-2013, Gurth 1 and Gurth 2 (Central Gurthi and Koshaj): PN-3435-04-2012, Gurth 3 and Letitna (South Gurthi and Letitna): PN-3436-04-2012.

The mining licenses have been issued to Tirex by the National Licensing Center based on prior clearance issued by METE for all the previous six exploration permits to transition to exploitation (mining) as previously announced by Tirex in Q4 2012.

As part of the permitting process, Tirex applied for and have also received the Environmental Permits for all the six mining areas from the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Water Administration that allow for mining operations to commence.

On Behalf of Management,

Bryan J. Slusarchuk, Chief Executive Officer

Forward-Looking Statements: This News Release may contain certain “forward-looking” statements and information relating to Tirex. Such statements include but are not limited to statements about the exploitation licenses, the Partnership Agreement, the production arrangements and the timing of mine development, and production. Often forward-looking statements or information include words such as “plans”, expects”, “intends”, “anticipates”, “estimates” “forecasts”, or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or will be taken occur or be achieved. Although forward-looking statements and information contained in this release are based on the beliefs of Tirex management, which are considered to be reasonable, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to Tirex management, there is no assurance that the forward-looking statements or information will prove to be accurate. The forward-looking statements and information contained in this release are subject to current risks, uncertainties and assumptions related to certain factors including, without limitations, obtaining all necessary approvals, feasibility of mine and plant development, exploration and development risks, expenditure and financing requirements, title matters, operating hazards, metal prices, political and economic factors, competitive factors, general economic conditions, relationships with vendors and strategic partners, governmental regulation and supervision, seasonality, technological change, industry practices, and one-time events as well as risks, uncertainties and other factors discussed in our quarterly and annual and interim management’s discussion and analysis. In addition, a feasibility study has not been completed and there is no certainty the proposed operation will be economically viable. Should any one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize or change, or should any underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from the forward-looking statements and information described herein. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and information contained in this release. We undertake no obligation to update forward-looking statements or information except as required by law.

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