Rusoro Mining Limited

Rusoro Mining Limited

June 16, 2011 12:36 ET

Rusoro Designates Mining Services Contractor for its Choco Mine

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2011) - Rusoro Mining Ltd. ("Rusoro") (TSX VENTURE:RML) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Vittoria Limited ("Vittoria"), a Barbados privately-owned company, for the provision of mining services at its Choco Mine in Venezuela. The mining services will comprise loading, hauling and dumping of material but excludes drilling and blasting and will be part of a mining service contract ("Mining Service Contract") to be entered into between Rusoro and Vittoria in the upcoming weeks.

The Mining Service Contract will be for a period of 52 months and the services will be paid at a rate of USD 4.70 per cubic meter of material mined. During the first 16 months of mining services and up to a ceiling of ten million (10,000,000) cubic meters of material mined, the services will be paid with common shares of Rusoro. The shares issuance price for the first ten (10) months of mining services will be CDN $0.60 per common share and for the following six (6) months will be CDN $0.75 per common share. The shares will be issued immediately after completion of each period of services and subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval. Any excess of mining services over the cumulative 10,000,000 cubic-meter ceiling will be payable in cash. The USD to CDN exchange rate to be used to determine the number of common shares to be issued will be the one in effect at the time of issuance of the common shares.

Rusoro President and CEO Andre Agapov states, "The Company is very pleased to add the in country expertise and experience of Vittoria as we expand our operations to include Increible 6. Vittoria is a highly respected Company in Venezuela and their operating experience will be invaluable to the Choco operations going forward."

The mining service to be provided for the remaining 36 months of the Mining Service Contract will be payable in cash at the rate of USD 4.70 per cubic meter of material mined.

Vittoria Limited is a privately owned Barbados Company with proved and vast experience in providing logistics and trucking services in Venezuela.

The agreement is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.


Andre Agapov, President & CEO

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