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Northland Receives Construction Permit for Narvik Iron Ore Terminal

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Northland Receives Construction Permit for Narvik Iron Ore Terminal08:45 EST Thursday, December 01, 2011LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG--(Marketwire - Dec. 1, 2011) -Northland Resources S.A. (TSX:NAU)(FRANKFURT:NPK)(OSLO:NAUR) ("Northland" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that the Narvik Municipality Planning Committee has granted the Company a construction permit for the iron ore terminal at Fagernes in Narvik, Norway. In August 2011, Northland signed an agreement with the Port of Narvik for the lease of the area necessary for the operation of an iron ore terminal, south of the city of Narvik. The terminal, which is expected to efficiently load vessels of up to 180,000 tonnes, will consist of a quay, an unloading facility for the railcars, a storage building and a ship loader."Following the decision by the Narvik Municipality Planning Committee, Northland will immediately begin construction," said Shane Williams, Vice President - Projects at Northland.Northland is a development-stage mining company with a portfolio of iron ore projects in northern Sweden and Finland. The Company's Kaunisvaara Project will exploit two magnetite iron ore deposits in Sweden. The process will yield a very high-grade, high-quality magnetite iron concentrate. The construction of the Kaunisvaara project is well underway and production is planned to start in the fourth quarter of 2012. Northland has entered into industrial off-take contracts which will last for 7-10 years for the entire production from Kaunisvaara. The Company is also preparing a Definitive Feasibility Study for the Hannukainen Iron Oxide Copper Gold Project in Kolari, northern Finland. The results of the study are expected to be released in the first quarter of 2012.Karl-Axel Waplan, President & CEONorthland Resources S.A.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Anders AntonssonNorthland Resources S.A.Vice President Investor Relations+46 709 994 970ORMarguerite Manshreck-HeadNorthland Resources S.A.Investors Relations, Canada+1 647 224 7882www.northland.eu