Breakwater Resources Ltd.

Breakwater Resources Ltd.

January 19, 2010 16:29 ET

Breakwater Resources Ltd. Initiates Development at Langlois Mine

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 19, 2010) - Breakwater Resources Ltd. (TSX:BWR)(TSX:BWR.WT.A) has initiated a project at Langlois to advance two ramps, one from surface to the top of zone 4 and the second, internal to zone 3. The capital to be spent will be $4.6 million which is expected to be provided in the form of loans and a training and employment grant from a consortium of local, regional and provincial government agencies.

In making this announcement, David Petroff, President and Chief Executive Officer said, "The recent strength in the price of zinc has moved us closer to reopening Langlois. We intend to proceed cautiously while we rebuild our balance sheet."

Breakwater is a mining, exploration and development company which produces and sells zinc, copper, lead and gold concentrates to customers around the world. The Company's concentrate production is currently derived from three mines in Chile, Honduras and Canada. As noted above Breakwater's Langlois mine in Quebec, Canada remains on temporary care and maintenance.

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