Aurora Gold Corporation
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Aurora Gold Corporation

October 18, 2012 09:01 ET

Aurora Gold Corp Appoints Two New Directors

ZUG, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwire - Oct. 18, 2012) - Aurora Gold Corporation (the "Company," or "Aurora") (OTCQB:ARXG) (FRANKFURT:A4G) (XETRA:A4G) (BERLIN:A4G) (STUTTGART:A4G), is a mineral exploration company focusing on exploration and development in the Tapajos Gold Province, State of Pará, Brazil.

The board of Aurora Gold Corporation is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Vladimir Bernshtein and Andrey Ratsko to the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr Bernshtein has been active in the mining industry with Alltech Investments Limited (AIL) since 2004 and as the Investment director since 2008. During this time Mr Bernshtein has been involved in various AIL projects including Oil & Gas exploration in Western Siberia, Sakhalin Island and Kamchatka and Gold exploration in Kyrgyzstan.

Mr Ratsko is a geologist with vast experience within the exploration and mining sector having worked in Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Currently Mr Ratsko is the Director General of TK Geo Resource which holds licenses for precious and base metals in the Chuy region of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Mr. Lars Pearl, Aurora's CEO, stated "The appointments of Mr Bernshtein and Mr Ratsko will add valuable industry and operating expertise to Aurora's Board as we move forward with the Company."

Aurora's common stock is also traded on the Stuttgart and the Berlin-Bremen Stock Exchanges in Germany under the symbols "(STUTTGART:A4G) (FRANKFURT:A4G) (XETRA:A4G) (BERLIN:A4G)."

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Lars Pearl, CEO and Director

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Many of these contingencies and uncertainties can affect our actual results and could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements made by, or on behalf of, us. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements. Specific reference is made to our most recent annual report on Form 10KSB and other filings made by us with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for more detailed discussions of the contingencies and uncertainties enumerated above and the factors underlying the forward-looking statements. These reports and filings may be inspected and copied at the Public Reference Room maintained by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at 100 F Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20549. You can obtain information about operation of the Public Reference Room by calling the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at 1-800-SEC-0330. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission also maintains an Internet site that contains reports, proxy and information statements, and other information regarding issuers that file electronically with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at http://www.sec.gov.

We disclaim any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except to the extent required by applicable laws.

This press release is for informational purposes only and is not and should not be construed as an offer to solicit, buy, or sell any security.

For further information, please contact Lars Pearl.

CUSIP No. 051642106

WKN: (Germany) 904846

Contact Information

  • Aurora Gold Corporation
    Lars Pearl
    President, CEO & Director
    (+41) 7887 96966

    Aurora Gold Corporation
    C/- Coresco AG,
    Level 3, Gotthardstrasse 20
    6304 Zug, Switzerland
    www.aurora-gold.com