Langis Silver & Cobalt Mining Company Limited
TSX VENTURE : LSM

July 26, 2005 16:15 ET

Langis Silver & Cobalt Mining Company Limited Changes Name To Aranka Gold Inc.-Appoints New Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 26, 2005) - Langis Silver & Cobalt Mining Company Limited ("Langis") (TSX VENTURE:LSM). Langis is pleased to announce that it has changed its name to Aranka Gold Inc. In connection with the name change, Langis has received a new trading symbol on the TSX Venture Exchange - ARK. The Company will commence trading under its new name and symbol effective at the opening on July 27, 2005.

A letter of transmittal is being mailed to all registered shareholders of Langis as of July 25, 2005 providing instructions on how to exchange certificates representing common shares of Langis for new certificates representing common shares of Aranka Gold Inc. No consolidation of capital occurred in connection with the name change. The new CUSIP number for the common shares of Aranka Gold Inc. is 038534103.

Shareholders approved the name change at the annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held on June 28, 2005. At the Meeting, Mr. Rory Calhoun did not seek re-election as director of the Company and Mr. Daniel Noone and Mr. Edward J. Badida were appointed as directors of the Company. Accordingly, the board of directors of the Company currently consists of Patrick Sheridan Jr., Richard Williams, Edward J. Badida and Daniel Noone.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy of this press release.

Contact Information

  • Langis Silver & Cobalt Mining Company Limited
    Patrick Sheridan Jr.
    (416) 628-5936
    (416) 628-5935 (FAX)