Sirocco Mining Inc.

Sirocco Mining Inc.

May 14, 2013 18:22 ET

Sirocco Mining Inc. Announces Election of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 14, 2013) - Sirocco Mining Inc. (the "Company" or "Sirocco") (TSX:SIM) is pleased to announce that the nominees listed in the management information circular for the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders ("Annual Meeting") were elected as directors of Sirocco. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual Meeting earlier today are set out below.

Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Lukas H. Lundin 55,562,745 67.47 26,792,228 32.53
Richard P. Clark 71,519,714 86.84 10,835,799 13.16
Paul K. Conibear 82,354,973 100 0 0.00
John H. Craig 62,964,174 76.45 19,390,799 23.55
Ron F. Hochstein 82,354,973 100 0 0.00
Pablo J. Mir 67,684,174 82.19 14,670,799 17,81
Robert F. Chase 82,349,973 99.99 5,000 0.01

About the Company

Sirocco Mining Inc. is a Canadian company which produces iodine from its Aguas Blancas mine in northern Chile. In addition, the Company has exploration interests in West Africa and is actively assessing other opportunities in the resource sector.

Cautionary Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements concerning the Company's plans for its business and properties. These forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties relating to political risks involving the Company's exploration and development of its properties, the inherent uncertainty of cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses, commodity price fluctuations, the inability or failure to obtain adequate financing on a timely basis and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company's periodic filings with the British Columbia Securities Commission. Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available. The Company does not intend to update this information, except as required by law, and disclaims any legal liability to the contrary.

On behalf of the Board,

Rick Clark, President and CEO

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