Baja Mining Corp.
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Baja Mining Corp.

October 18, 2012 18:07 ET

Baja Mining Reports No Damages to Boleo Project Due to Hurricane Paul

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 18, 2012) - Baja Mining Corp. ("Baja") (TSX:BAJ)(OTCQX:BAJFF) informs that its 49% owned company Minera y Metalúrgica del Boleo S.A. de C.V. ("MMB") has resumed its normal activities after the passage of hurricane "Paul" in the Baja California Sur region.

Construction and mining activities at the Boleo project were precautionarily suspended on Tuesday, October 16 2012 for less than 24 hours. Neither injuries nor significant damages were reported and regular operation resumed on Wednesday, October 17, 2012.

The MMB Crisis Management Team was prepared for activities to be undertaken before, during and after the hurricane. Priority was given to MMB's personnel and facilities as well as the town of Santa Rosalia.

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