Advanced Explorations Inc.
TSX VENTURE : AXI.H
NEX BOARD : AXI.H
TSX VENTURE : AXI

Advanced Explorations Inc.

August 06, 2008 10:11 ET

Advanced Explorations Inc. Closes Private Placement of $8,338,450.50

TORONTO, ONTARIO—-(Marketwire – Aug. 6, 2008) - Advanced Explorations Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AXI.H)(NEX BOARD:AXI.H)(TSX VENTURE:AXI) (the "Company" or "AEI") is pleased to announce that it has received TSX approval for the closing of the second tranche of its private placement totaling $2,351,750.50 as previously announced, which included an increase in the Offering by up to $500,000. All shares issued and issuable upon the exercise of compensation warrants shall be subject to resale restrictions that expire on December 6, 2008.

A total of $8,338,450.50 has been raised as a result of the first and second tranche closings, and the Company has issued a combination of Flow-Through shares and Non-Flow-Through Units totaling 7,594,725 shares in connection with the closings.

The proceeds of the private placement will be used to further develop the Roche Bay Magnetite Project in Nunavut and general corporate purposes. The flow-through funds raised will be used for exploration expenditures, which will constitute Canadian exploration expenses (as defined in the Income Tax Act) and will be renounced for the 2008 taxation year.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

John Gingerich, President & CEO

ABOUT Advanced Explorations Inc.

AEI, based in Toronto, Canada, is exclusively focused on developing high quality iron ore opportunities. In early 2007 the Company expanded its capabilities in iron ore exploration and development with the acquisition of strategic management personnel. AEI has the management, technical and exploration expertise and experience to rapidly advance the Roche Bay magnetite project, which was acquired in June 2007, as well as, to develop new opportunities in the area and globally. The Roche Bay magnetite project is located proximal to a natural harbour which makes it potentially one of the world's premier iron ore opportunities. Shares of the company trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol AXI. For more information please visit www.Advanced-Exploration.com.

THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE HAS NEITHER APPROVED OR DISAPPROVED OF THE

CONTENTS HEREIN.

This news release also includes forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. The information reflects numerous assumptions as to industry performance, general business and economic conditions, regulatory and legal requirements, taxes and other matters, many of which are beyond the control of the company. Similarly, this information assumes certain future business decisions that are subject to change. There can be no assurance that the results predicted here will be realized. Actual results may vary from those represented, and those variations may be material.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any of securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE HAS NEITHER APPROVED OR DISAPPROVED OF THE CONTENTS HEREIN.

Contact Information

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