SOURCE: Mariana Resources Ltd

June 17, 2011 10:28 ET

Mariana Resources Limited: Toronto Stock Exchange Listing

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MARIANA RESOURCES LIMITED
AIM and PLUS code: MARL
TSX code: MRY
17 June 2011
 

Commencement of Trading on the TSX

Mariana Resources Limited (TSX: MRY) (AIM: MARL) ('Mariana' or 'the Company'), is pleased to announce, further to its press release of June 7, 2011, its shares commenced trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) at the open of market today under the symbol MRY. The shares also continue to trade on the AIM market under the symbol MARL.

Mariana's Chairman John Horsburgh said, "This move to listing on Canada's senior stock exchange is a significant milestone for the Company where it intends broadening its investor base. The investment opportunity offered is a company that will be underpinned by a soon to be released resource statement on Mariana's flagship Las Calandrias project. Also located in the Deseado Massif in Santa Cruz Province, a burgeoning gold discovery district of Argentina, is the Sierra Blanca project, the second project advancing in Mariana's stable."

About Mariana Resources

Mariana Resources Ltd is an AIM quoted exploration and development company with an extensive portfolio of gold, silver and copper projects in Argentina and Chile. In southern Argentina, in addition to the Las Calandrias gold-silver discovery, the Company has the Sierra Blanca silver-gold prospect (70%); the Los Amigos joint venture (49%) with Hochschild Mining and a 160,000 Ha land package (100%) in the country. All of these projects are located in the Deseado Massif epithermal gold-silver district in mining-friendly Santa Cruz province of southern Argentina, which hosts four mines and several advanced projects.

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 ('IOCG') in a 92,000 km² area ('SCM Mariana Area') in north-central Chile along the highly prospective Atacama Fault Zone. The SCM Mariana Area includes the 44km² Buenaventura and 46km² Perro Chico IOCG projects. Mariana is also evaluating a number of gold-silver and copper-gold opportunities away from the Cliffs JV area, as part of a new initiative.

Contact Information

  • For further information please visit website at www.marianaresources.com or
    contact the following.

    John Horsburgh
    (Chairman)
    Mariana Resources Ltd
    +61 2 94374588

    Glen Parsons
    (CFO)
    Mariana Resources Ltd
    +61 2 94374588

    Kathryn Witter
    Mariana Resources Ltd
    (Vancouver Office)
    +1 604 669 9336

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

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

    Joe Lunn
    (Analyst)
    FinnCap (Broker)
    +44 20 7600 1658

    Matthew Robinson
    FinnCap (Broker)
    +44 20 7600 1658

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

    Hugo de Salis
    St Brides Media and Finance Ltd (PR)
    +44 20 7236 1177