Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc.

Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc.

February 12, 2010 08:00 ET

Trelawney Purchases Mine Infrastructure and Assets From First Metals Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 12, 2010) - Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:TRR) is pleased to announce that the Company has purchased from First Metals Inc. ("First Metals") the equipment and plant required to establish site infrastructure at the Chester mine site for a cost of $718,000 paid over a period of 18 months. The purchase consists of the surface and underground electrical distribution system, ventilation and mine air heat system, compressors, furnished warehouse, equipped work shop, office, first aid and dry requirements as well as various pieces of mobile equipment.

Greg Gibson, President and CEO of the Company stated,

"This purchase has allowed Trelawney to establish its complete infrastructure requirements for a cost well below budget. All of the purchased equipment is in excellent condition and of recent vintage."

Trelawney is currently in the advanced stages of securing the necessary regulatory approvals required to de-water and carry out a bulk sample and advanced exploration program at the Chester 1 property located between Sudbury and Timmins, Ontario.

Trelawney is a Canadian junior mining and exploration company with a strategic focus on "Quality Ounce" gold deposits. The Company's current focus is directed towards the development and continued exploration of its newly acquired Chester Project, located in Chester Township 20 kilometres southwest of Gogama, Ontario.

This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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