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Torex Signs a Five-Year 'South of the River' Exploration Agreement

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Torex Signs a Five-Year 'South of the River' Exploration Agreement 06:00 EDT Wednesday, July 11, 2012TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 11, 2012) - Torex Gold Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Torex") (TSX:TXG) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary in Mexico, Minera Media Luna S.A. de C.V., has signed a five-year exploration access agreement with the Puente Sur Balsas Ejido, for all of the Ejido common use lands. This agreement includes access to the majority of the area of the new discovery at Media Luna, which was announced by the Company last month.Fred Stanford, President & CEO of Torex stated: "We are very pleased to continue the productive and respectful relationship between the Company and the Ejido, and that the members of the Ejido voted unanimously in favour of this new agreement. The five year agreement, as opposed to the previous one-year contracts, will facilitate the execution of the aggressive exploration program in the highly prospective areas south of the Balsas River. Four rigs are currently drilling at the Media Luna discovery and additional drills are being sourced for the Media Luna West and Todos Santos targets, to further test the magnetic anomalies within the Puente Sur Balsas Ejido."Torex Gold Resources Inc. is a well funded, growth-oriented, Canadian mining company engaged in the exploration and development of precious metal resources with a focus on gold. It owns 100% of the Morelos Gold Project, an advanced stage gold exploration property, located 180km southwest of Mexico City in the highly prospective Morelos Gold Belt. The project covers an area of 29,000ha of which more than 75% remains unexplored.CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTSThis press release contains "forward-looking statements" and "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, information with respect to the initial drill program at its Media Luna target and the results of the program contained herein. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects", "estimates", "intends", "anticipates" or "believes" or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might", or "will be taken", "occur", or "be achieved". Forward-looking information is based on the reasonable assumptions, estimates, analysis and opinions of management made at the date that such statements are made. Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including those risk factors identified in the Company's annual information form. Forward-looking information is based on the reasonable assumptions, estimates, analysis and opinions of management made in light of its experience and its perception of trends, current conditions and expected developments, as well as other factors that management believes to be relevant and reasonable in the circumstances at the date that such statements are made, but which may prove to be incorrect. Although the Company believes that the assumptions and expectations reflected in such forward-looking information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information because the Company can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. The forward-looking information contained herein is presented for the purposes of assisting investors in understanding the Company's exploration results and the Company's plans and objectives and may not be appropriate for other purposes. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Fred StanfordTorex Gold Resources Inc.President and CEO(647) 260-1502fred.stanford@torexgold.comORGabriela SanchezTorex Gold Resources Inc.Vice President Investor Relations(647) 260-1503gabriela.sanchez@torexgold.com