Portage Minerals Inc.

Portage Minerals Inc.

July 17, 2012 18:36 ET

Portage Announces Change on Board

ST. ANDREWS, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - July 17, 2012) - Portage Minerals Inc. ("Portage") (CNSX:RKX) today announced Greg Gibson has resigned as a Director of the Company.

Ken Hight, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Portage, commented, "Greg was a tremendous asset on our Board. I would like to thank him for his contributions and leadership during his time with us and wish him well."

Portage Minerals Inc. is a mineral exploration corporation exploring for gold in Eastern Canada. Further information about Portage can be accessed on the Company's website at www.portagemineralsinc.com and on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. The common shares of Portage trade on the Canadian National Stock Exchange ("CNSX") as a mining issuer under the trading symbol "RKX".

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Except for historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and Portage undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.

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