World Mining Services Ltd
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January 29, 2010 09:10 ET

AMENDMENT: Joint Venture and Relocation of Factory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                         29 JANUARY 2010
                                             World Mining Services Ltd
                                                    (PLUS:WMSP)
                                  AFRI-PAL SIGNS JV AGREEMENT AND RELOCATES FACTORY



An amended version of the release issued January 28th at 7:00 am GMT by World Mining Services can be found below. Any
accented characters that failed to post correctly in the first issuance have been replaced by their closest English
equivalents.

World Mining Services Limited ("WMS"), the Isle of Man based mineral products and services company, announces that its
78% subsidiary Afri-Pal has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with P.P.U.H Elmo s.c. ( "Elmo") to convert coal slimes
into fuel pellets at the Janina 2 mine site in Poland. Afri-Pal has also relocated its factory to the Janina 2 site.
The JV and relocation are expected to lead to increase turnover and reduced operating costs.

The Janina 2 mine site is owned by Kompania Weglowa S. A. ("Kompania Weglowa") and situated in Libiaz, Poland. The
mine was closed approximately ten years ago and recently Elmo was retained by Kompania Weglowa to clean up the site.
Janina 2's waste coal slimes are estimated at approximately five hundred thousand tonnes of coal. Under the terms of
the JV, Afri-Pal will produce coal fuel pellets from the slimes which will be sold under the Elmo/ Afri-Pal JV
agreement to the power and heating industry. Afri- Pal will share the profits from the sale of the pellets with Elmo.
In cooperation with Kompania Weglowa, Afri-Pal has relocated its existing plant and technology to the mine site
thereby reducing operating costs across its entire product line. The Janina 2 site has excellent infrastructure and
access as a former mine site. As it is also the site of the coal in-feed for the new fuel pellets, transport costs
will be minimised.

WMS Director Jeff Michel commented, "The JV marks a turning point for Afri-Pal's market strategy. Over our first full
year of operation, alongside building our own wholesale and retail market, Afri-Pal's team has worked with several
mines to provide an economic solution to various waste and production issues. In the case of the Janina 2, the coal
slimes are a significant waste problem. Afri-Pal can eradicate this waste by producing an alternative fuel source. The
fuel can then be sold to the power and heating industry providing a new stream of income. We are evolving our
marketing plan to target more of these JV's and are in advanced discussions with other tier one coal mines."


About P.P.U.H Elmo s.c.

P.P.U.H Elmo s.c. is a privately held Polish company that provides site remediation, scrap metal removal and earth
moving.

About Kompania Weglowa S.A:

Kompania Weglowa S. A is the largest mining company in Europe employing approximately 64.3 thousand people, operating
sixteen mines and five plants. Kompania Weglowa S. A's mining capacity is about 42.6 million tonnes of coal per year.


The Directors of WMS accept responsibility for this announcement. 

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