Laurion Announces Appointment of New Director

TORONTO, Dec. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: LME) and (OTCQX: LMEFF) ("Laurion" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that Joe Campbell ("Mr. Campbell") has been appointed a director of the Corporation.

Mr. Campbell is a Professional Geologist with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry with particular expertise in mine geology and project development. He has operations experience from chief geologist to mine supervision in underground and open pit environments, and project development roles from pre-feasibility to construction and startup as senior geologist to project manager.  Mr. Campbell has worked in various commodities, including gold, nickel, copper, lead, zinc, uranium and industrial minerals, and his career has taken him throughout North and Central America, South America, Africa, Australia, and Asia. Currently, Mr. Campbell is president of GeoVector Management Inc., a geological consulting firm based in Ottawa, Ontario. He is also president of TerraX Minerals Inc., a publicly traded company on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSX-V").

Ms. Cynthia Le Sueur-Aquin, President of Laurion stated "We are very pleased to have Mr. Joseph Campbell join the board of Laurion. Joe's personal knowledge of the Sturgeon River project, combined with his wealth of knowledge and experience in exploration, mine planning and development in general, will be a great asset to us, as we continue with our current exploration successes and our plans to execute the development of our Sturgeon River property."

Please note that the appointment of Mr. Campbell as a director of Laurion is subject to regulatory approval, including that of the TSX-V.

About Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc.

Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc. is a junior mining company focusing on the upside of its 100%-owned Sturgeon River property, a high impact project with a primary focus on gold and secondary focus in base metals.

With proven ability to develop early stage projects and create shareholder value by monetizing its discoveries and assets, Laurion has realized a total of $6.35 million in the last two years from monetization of its assets. The Corporation's current focus is on resource development at Sturgeon River, located in Beardmore, Ontario, approximately 220 km northeast of Thunder Bay.

Neither the TSX-V nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX-V) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

This news release includes certain forward-looking statements concerning the future performance of Laurion's business, operations and condition, as well as management's objectives, strategies, beliefs and intentions. Forward-looking statements are frequently identified by such words as "may", "will", "plan", "expect", "anticipate", "estimate", "intend" and similar words referring to future events and results. Forward-looking statements are based on the current opinions and expectations of management. All forward-looking information is inherently uncertain and subject to a variety of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development, fluctuating commodity prices, competitive risks and the availability of financing. Actual events or results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements and Laurion cautions against placing undue reliance thereon. Laurion and its management assume no obligation to revise or update these forward looking statements except as required by law.

SOURCE: Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc.

For further information:

Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc.
Cynthia Le Sueur-Aquin - President
Tel: 1-888-212-4070
Tel: 1-705-788-9186
Fax: 1-705-788-9187


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