Share Issued and Outstanding: 101,370,142
TORONTO, ON and LIMA, Peru, Feb. 17 /CNW/ - Norsemont Mining Inc. (the
"Company") (TSX: NOM, BVL: NOM) today noted that the parliament of Peru
has enacted, under law 29663 which became effective on February 16,
2011, the amendment to Peru's income tax code relating to the taxation
of capital gains described in the take-over bid circular mailed by
HudBay Minerals Inc. ("HudBay") to holders of the Company's common
shares. Norsemont shareholders should consult their own tax advisors
for advice on the applicability of the amendment to Peru's income tax
code having regard to their particular circumstances.
HudBay's take-over bid remains open for acceptance until 5:00pm (Toronto
time) on March 1, 2011.
ABOUT NORSEMONT MINING - Norsemont is a mineral exploration and development company advancing
the Constancia Copper project in Southern Peru. The Company's
Constancia project is located in Cusco department, approximately 100
kilometres south of Cusco, Peru. The company's shares are traded on the
Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NOM, and on the Bolsa de
Valores, Lima (BVL) also under the symbol NOM.
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