Alpha Minerals Inc.

Alpha Minerals Inc.

May 29, 2013 09:15 ET

Alpha Establishes Advisory Board to Enhance Corporate Depth as Patterson Lake South Discovery Advances

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 29, 2013) - Alpha Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AMW)(FRANKFURT:E2GA) (the "Company" or "Alpha") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Charles E. Roy, P. Eng., P. Geo., and Mr. Alan R. Graham to the Advisory Board of Alpha Minerals.

Mr. Roy has more than 30 years of experience in uranium exploration with Cameco Corporation, one of the world's largest uranium producers. Most recently as Director of Exploration Agreements, Regional Director for the Americas, and Director of Advanced Exploration, he has been directly involved in the supervision of seven discoveries for Cameco. Mr. Roy provides Alpha with invaluable industry-leading expertise towards advancing the Patterson Lake discovery, and evaluating new opportunities. Mr. Roy will be the lead technical advisor to the Board of Directors at Alpha Minerals.

Mr. Graham brings to Alpha extensive expertise in the down-stream nuclear fuel cycle and regulatory sectors. He was appointed as a member of the former Atomic Energy Control Board in 1999, and subsequently was appointed a member of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), where he served as a commissioner for twelve years. Mr. Graham is a former Minister of Natural Resources and Energy and served as Deputy Premier for the Province of New Brunswick, and served as an MLA for that Province from 1967 until 1998. Mr. Graham was involved in the permitting and oversight of nearly all of the producing uranium mines in the Athabasca Basin.

Ben Ainsworth, President, Alpha Minerals Inc. comments: "Charles Roy and Alan Graham will together provide most valuable direction in development of our Patterson Lake South Joint Venture project. Our Board feels strongly that our new Advisors' knowledge and broad experience in their particular areas of expertise will be critical to the advancement of Alpha with all of its projects. With the current growth of Alpha, we have made this commitment to strengthen our team with specialists who are proven in their fields. We are preparing and adapting for future opportunities for the Company and its shareholders."

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Alpha Minerals Inc.

Ben Ainsworth, President, CEO and Director

This press release contains "forward-looking information" that is based on Alpha's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections. This forward-looking information includes, among other things, statements with respect to Alpha's development plans. The words "will", "anticipated", "plans" or other similar words and phrases are intended to identify forward-looking information.

Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Alpha's actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such factors include, but are not limited to: uncertainties related exploration and development; the ability to raise sufficient capital to fund exploration and development; changes in economic conditions or financial markets; increases in input costs; litigation, legislative, environmental and other judicial, regulatory, political and competitive developments; technological or operational difficulties or inability to obtain permits encountered in connection with exploration activities; and labour relations matters. This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect our forward-looking information. These and other factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking information. Alpha disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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