AUR RESOURCES INC.
TSX : AUR

AUR RESOURCES INC.

January 08, 2007 14:39 ET

Aur Resources' Purchase of an Additional 27% Interest in its Andacollo Mine Property to Close on or Before January 19, 2007

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 8, 2007) - Aur Resources Inc. (TSX:AUR)(SSE:AUR) announces that Compania Minera del Pacifico S.A. ("CMP") has exercised its right to sell its Series A Shares of Compania Minera Carmen de Andacollo ("CDA"), which represent 27% of the economic interest in CDA, to Aur for US$103 million. This transaction, which was previously announced on December 5, 2006, is expected to close on or before January 19, 2007 and will increase Aur's economic interest in CDA from 63% to 90%.

Contact Information

  • Aur Resources Inc.
    Dr. James W. Gill
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (416) 362-2614
    (416) 367-0427 (FAX)
    or
    Aur Resources Inc.
    Mr. Peter McCarter
    Executive Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Secretary
    (416) 362-2614
    (416) 367-0427 (FAX)
    Website: www.aurresources.com