Mariana Resources Ltd.
TSX : MRY
AIM : MARL
PLUS : MARL

Mariana Resources Ltd.

April 10, 2012 08:24 ET

Mariana Resources Limited: Increase in Director's Shareholding

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 10, 2012) - Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer Ray Angus purchased 500,000 shares in Mariana Resources Limited (TSX:MRY)(AIM:MARL)(PLUS:MARL) at a cost of 7.25 pence per share plus transaction costs on 4th April 2012. The shares were purchased on-market and will be registered in the account of Pershing Nominees Ltd. The purchase takes his holding in Mariana Resources Ltd to 7,004,300 shares, representing 3.03% of the Company's issued shares.

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About Mariana Resources

Mariana Resources Ltd is an AIM and TSX quoted exploration and development company with an extensive portfolio of gold, silver and copper projects in Argentina and Chile. In southern Argentina, the Company's core gold-silver projects are Las Calandrias (100%), Sierra Blanca (100%), Los Amigos JV (49%) and Aguila-Picadero (100%). These projects are part of a 200,000+ Ha land package in the Deseado Massif epithermal gold-silver district in mining-friendly Santa Cruz Province. In Chile, Mariana has a joint venture with US based international mining and natural resources company Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., to explore for iron oxide-copper-gold deposits in a 92,000 km² area in north-central Chile along the highly prospective Atacama Fault Zone. Mariana is also evaluating a number of gold-silver and copper-gold opportunities away from the Cliffs JV area.

On 19 December 2011, Mariana announced that AngloGold had completed a strategic placement whereby AngloGold was issued 45,000,000 shares in Mariana at a price of 12 pence per share. AngloGold has the right to maintain its equity of 19.9% in Mariana in further issues by Mariana.

Incorporated in Guernsey registered number 44276.

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Contact Information

  • In Australia:
    Mariana Resources Ltd
    John Horsburgh
    Chairman
    +61 2 94374588

    Mariana Resources Ltd
    Glen Parsons
    CFO
    +61 2 94374588

    RFC Corporate Finance Limited (Nomad)
    Rob Adamson
    +61 2 9250 0041

    RFC Corporate Finance Limited (Nomad)
    Will Souter
    +61 2 9250 0050

    In U.K.:
    Fox Davies Capital (Co UK Broker)
    Jonathan Evans
    +44 20 3463 5000

    St Brides Media and Finance Ltd (PR)
    Felicity Edwards
    +44 20 7236 1177

    Ambrian Partners (UK Co-Broker)
    Klara Kaczmarek
    +44 20 7634 4725

    In Canada:
    Mariana Resources Ltd (Vancouver Office)
    Kathryn Witter
    +1 604 669 9336
    www.marianaresources.com

    Renmark Financial Communications (PR)
    Arash Shahi
    +1 514 939 3989