SOURCE: America West Resources, Inc.

America West Resources, Inc.

May 16, 2011 16:28 ET

America West Resources Issues Correction

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - May 16, 2011) - America West Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: AWSR), a domestic compliant coal producer with mining operations in Central Utah, today issued a correction in the news announcement released this morning, which related to the Company's first quarter financial results for the three month period ended March 31, 2011.

The sixth paragraph should read, "For more detailed information relating to the Company's first quarter 2011 results, please refer to the financial statements included with this press release and the 10-Q that was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, May 13, 2011," rather than "For more detailed information relating to the Company's first quarter 2011 results, please refer to the financial statements included with this press release and the 10-Q that was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, March 13, 2011" as originally issued inadvertently.

About America West Resources, Inc.
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, America West Resources is an established domestic coal producer focused on the mining of compliant (low-sulfur) coal and its sale primarily to utility companies and industrial customers in the western U.S. The Company operates the Horizon Mine, which has recoverable, compliant, high BTU coal reserves. For more information, please visit www.AmericaCoal.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements. Please refer to the Company's Form 10-K and other filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") for additional information regarding risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risk factors listed from time to time in such SEC reports. Copies of these filings are available through the SEC's electronic data gathering analysis and retrieval system (EDGAR) at www.sec.gov. The forward-looking statements in this release do not constitute guarantees of future performance. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release which are not strictly historical statements, including, without limitation, statements regarding current or future mining output, ability to obtain necessary equipment, personnel and permits to mine coal, production capabilities, management's strategy, plans and objectives for future operations, plans and objectives for production, plans and objectives for present and future production, plans and objectives for regulatory approval, and anticipated results, constitute forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated, including, without limitation, risks associated with coal production, mining in general and in our mines in particular, ability to achieve the coal output anticipated, ability to obtain permits, ability to hire and retain the necessary personnel, as well as other risks detailed in our filings with the SEC. We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained in this press release or with respect to the announcements described herein.

Contact Information

  • FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
    ELITE FINANCIAL COMMUNICATIONS GROUP
    Dodi B. Handy
    President & CEO
    (Twitter: dodihandy)
    Or
    Kathy Addison
    COO
    (Twitter: kathyaddison)
    407-585-1080
    or via email at
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