Aurizon Mines Ltd.

Aurizon Mines Ltd.

August 26, 2011 11:54 ET

Aurizon Announces Vice President, Corporate Development Resignation

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 26, 2011) - Aurizon Mines Ltd. (TSX:ARZ)(NYSE Amex:AZK) -

The Company announces that Mr. Roger Walsh, Vice-President, Corporate Development, has resigned from the Company to pursue other opportunities.

"The Company wishes to thank Mr. Walsh for his contribution to Aurizon over the past three years and wish him well in his future endeavours," said Mr. George Paspalas, President and Chief Executive Officer.

About Aurizon

Aurizon is a gold producer with a growth strategy focused on developing its existing projects in the Abitibi region of north-western Quebec, one of the world's most favourable mining jurisdictions and prolific gold and base metal regions, and by increasing its asset base through accretive transactions. Aurizon shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "ARZ" and on the NYSE Amex under the symbol "AZK". Additional information on Aurizon and its properties is available on Aurizon's website at

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