Aurizon Mines Ltd.
TSX : ARZ
NYSE MKT : AZK
NYSE Amex : AZK

Aurizon Mines Ltd.

July 19, 2012 18:33 ET

Aurizon Files Feasibility Study of the Hosco Deposit

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 19, 2012) - Aurizon Mines Ltd. (TSX:ARZ)(NYSE MKT:AZK)(NYSE Amex:AZK) announces that, in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 and in support of the Company's June 5, 2012 news release, it has filed a technical report entitled "Feasibility Study of the Hosco Deposit - Joanna Gold Project" (hereinafter referred to as the "Feasibility Study"). The Feasibility Study, issued July, 2012, with an effective date of June 5, 2012, was prepared for Aurizon Mines Ltd. by BBA Inc., in cooperation with Roche Ltd. and SGS Canada Inc. - Geostat. The Feasibility Study is available under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company's Website at www.aurizon.com.

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 MKT under the symbol "AZK". Additional information on Aurizon and its properties is available on Aurizon's website at www.aurizon.com.

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Contact Information

  • Aurizon Mines Ltd.
    George Paspalas
    President & CEO
    604-687-6600 or Toll Free: 1-800-411-GOLD (4653)

    Aurizon Mines Ltd.
    Martin Bergeron
    Vice President Operations
    819-874-4511

    Aurizon Mines Ltd.
    Investor Relations
    604-687-6600 or Toll Free: 1-800-411-GOLD (4653)
    jennifer.north@aurizon.com

    Aurizon Mines Ltd.
    604-687-6600 or Toll Free: 1-800-411-GOLD (4653)
    604-687-3932 (FAX)
    info@aurizon.com
    www.aurizon.com