Merc International Minerals Inc.

Merc International Minerals Inc.

July 31, 2008 15:22 ET

Merc Announces Voluntary Extension of Hold Period

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) - Merc International Minerals Inc. ("Merc") (TSX VENTURE:MRK) is pleased to announce that all the subscribers of units under the private placement of CDN$1,750,000 units of Merc, which was completed on January 31, 2008, have agreed to a voluntary extension of the hold period with respect to the common shares forming a part of the units from August 1, 2008 until October 15, 2008.

Merc is a junior exploration company that offers shareholders leverage to gold-silver by acquiring projects with historic resource estimates that have the geological potential to be enhanced through both modern day exploration and dramatically higher gold-silver prices.

This news release may contain forward-looking statements based on assumptions and judgments of management regarding future events or results. Such statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to revise or update such statements.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Merc International Minerals Inc.
    Thomas Pladsen
    President and CEO
    (647) 287-3778
    (416) 628-5911 (FAX)