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LONDON, UK, May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Afferro Mining Inc. ("Afferro" or the "Company") the TSX-V / AIM listed iron ore exploration and development company, is pleased to announce that the annual and special meeting of the shareholders of the Company will be held at Burleigh House, 355-359 Strand, London, WC2R 0HS, United Kingdom, on Thursday, 13 June 2013 at 11:00 a.m. (London, UK time) and has today filed its notice of meeting, information circular and other annual and special meeting materials on www.sedar.com. The annual accounts for the year ended 31 December 2012 have been distributed to those shareholders that have requested to receive a hard copy. An electronic copy of the notice of meeting, information circular and annual accounts for the year ended 31 December 2012 is available on the Company's website at www.afferro-mining.com.
About Afferro Mining Inc.
Afferro is an established exploration and development company listed on the TSX-V (AFF) and AIM (AFF). Afferro's portfolio includes the 100% owned Nkout, Ntem and Akonolinga iron ore projects. It also holds a 70% interest in the Ngoa project, an exploration target bordering Nkout. All projects are subject to government rights. Nkout has a National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") compliant Indicated Mineral Resource Estimate of 1.19Bt at 32.9% Fe and an Inferred Mineral Resource Estimate of 1.33Bt at 30.3% Fe. In addition Nkout has a NI 43-101 compliant Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") which indicates that the project is economically viable. Ntem comprises a NI 43-101 compliant Indicated Mineral Resource Estimate of 39.1Mt at 34.0% Fe and an Inferred Mineral Resource Estimate of 76.4Mt at 34.2% Fe. The Company had cash, cash equivalents and short-term deposits totaling $89m on the 31 December 2012 and is fully funded for at least the next two years.
Howard Baker (MAusIMM(CP)) has 19 years' experience in the mining industry and 10 years' experience in the exploration, definition and mining of iron ore mineral resources. Mr Baker is a full-time employee of SRK, an independent consultancy, and has sufficient experience which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit under consideration, and to the type of activity which he is undertaking to qualify as a Qualified Person in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 and a Competent Person as defined in the June 2009 Edition of the AIM Note for Mining and Oil & Gas Companies. Howard Baker consents to the inclusion in the announcement matters relating to the geology, exploration results and mineral resources in the form and context in which it appears and confirms that this information is accurate and not false or misleading.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE: Afferro Mining Inc.
For further information:
Afferro Mining Inc.
Luis da Silva / Jeremy Cave
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7010 7680
Nominated Adviser: Neil Elliot
Corporate Broker: Chris Sim
Tel: +44 (0) 207 597 5970
RBC Capital Markets
Joint Broker: Martin Eales / Richard Hughes
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7653 4000
Pelham Bell Pottinger
Daniel Thöle / James MacFarlane
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7861 3232