Alderon Iron Ore Corp.
TSX VENTURE : ADV
OTCQX : ALDFF
PINK SHEETS : ALDFF

Alderon Iron Ore Corp.

October 04, 2011 08:30 ET

Alderon Announces Name Change to Alderon Iron Ore Corp.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 4, 2011) - Alderon Resource Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ADV)(OTCQX:ALDFF)(PINK SHEETS:ALDFF) ("Alderon") is pleased to announce that its name has changed to Alderon Iron Ore Corp. Alderon has renamed itself to properly reflect its focus on the development of Kamistiatusset ("Kami") Iron Ore Project.

Alderon's trading symbols: ADV on the TSX Venture Exchange and ALDFF on the OTCQX, will remain unchanged. It is anticipated that the Company's common shares will commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the new name on or about October 5, 2011. Alderon's new website address is www.alderonironore.com.

About Alderon

Alderon is a leading iron ore development company in Canada with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and St. John's. The 100% owned Kami Project is located within Canada's premier iron ore district and is surrounded by four producing iron ore mines. The Alderon team is comprised of skilled professionals with significant iron ore expertise to advance Kami towards production.

For more information on Alderon, please visit our website at www.alderonironore.com.

ALDERON IRON ORE CORP.

On behalf of the Board

Mark J Morabito, Executive Chairman

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information

Information set forth in this news release may involve forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements are statements that relate to future, not past, events. In this context, forward-looking statements often address expected future business and financial performance, and often contain words such as "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "estimate", "expect", and "intend", statements that an action or event "may", "might", "could", "should", or "will" be taken or occur, or other similar expressions. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein including, without limitation; statements aboutfuture exploration on and the development of the Kami Project are forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or other future events, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, the following risks: the need for additional financing; operational risks associated with mineral exploration; the need for permits; fluctuations in commodity prices; title matters; environmental liability claims and insurance; reliance on key personnel; the potential for conflicts of interest among certain officers, directors or promoters with certain other projects; the absence of dividends; competition; dilution; the volatility of our common share price and volume and the additional risks identified in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2010 other reports and filings with the TSX Venture Exchange and applicable Canadian securities regulations. Forward-looking statements are made based on management's beliefs, estimates and opinions on the date that statements are made and Alderon undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if these beliefs, estimates and opinions or other circumstances should change, except as required by applicable securities laws. Investors are cautioned against attributing undue certainty to forward-looking statements.

Neither 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.

Contact Information

  • Alderon Iron Ore Corp.
    Vancouver Office
    604-681-8030
    604-681-8039 (FAX)
    info@alderonmining.com

    Alderon Iron Ore Corp.
    Toronto Office
    416-309-2138
    416-861-8165 (FAX)

    Alderon Iron Ore Corp.
    Montreal Office
    514-989-3135
    514-934-4640 (FAX)

    Alderon Iron Ore Corp.
    St. John's Office
    709-576-5607

    Alderon Iron Ore Corp.
    Konstantine Tsakumis
    Investor Relations
    1-866-683-8030
    www.alderonironore.com