Largo Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : LGO

Largo Resources Ltd.

November 09, 2011 09:27 ET

Largo Resources Awaiting Final Confirmation of Commitment from Commercial Banks for US$150 Million Financing for the Maracas Vanadium Project, Bahia, Brazil

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2011) - Largo Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:LGO) ("Largo" or the "Company") announced today that it is expecting to receive final commitment from a consortium of commercial banks for a guaranty of its $150 million BNDES debt facility for the Maracas vanadium project imminently.

Largo halted the trading in its shares on November 1, 2011 on the basis of material information relating to the expected final commitment of guarantees for the BNDES facility.

As a result of the extended duration of the halt, Largo has decided to resume the trading of its shares pending news.

Largo intends to issue a further press release upon receiving confirmation of the commitment for its BNDES funding.

About Largo

Largo Resources Ltd. is a Canadian natural resource development and exploration company with two advanced stage projects: the Maracas Vanadium-PGM deposit in Brazil and the Northern Dancer Tungsten-Molybdenum deposit in the Yukon. The Company also owns the Campo Alegre de Lourdes Vanadium exploration project in Brazil. The company is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol LGO.

For more information please refer to Largo's website: www.largoresources.com

Disclaimer

This press release contains forward-looking statements under Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to completion of the financing on the terms proposed; receipt of written confirmation of the guaranty; Largo's development potential and timetable of the Maracas project; Largo's ability to raise additional funds necessary; the estimation of mineral reserves and mineral resources; conclusions of economic evaluation; the realization of mineral reserve estimates; the timing and amount of estimated future production, development and exploration; costs of future activities; capital and operating expenditures; success of exploration activities; mining or processing issues; currency exchange rates; government regulation of mining operations; and environmental risks. Generally, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management as of the date such statements are made. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Largo to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to risks related to: timing and availability of external financing on acceptable terms; unexpected events and delays during construction, expansion and start-up; variations in ore grade and recovery rates; receipt and revocation of government approvals; actual results of current exploration activities; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; future prices of ferrovanadium; failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry. Although management of Largo has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Largo does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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