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Press release from Marketwire

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Monday, October 01, 2012

Appointment of Non-Executive Director03:04 EDT Monday, October 01, 2012NICOSIA, CYPRUS--(Marketwire - September 30, 2012) -AIM: EMEDTSX: EMD 1 October 2012 Appointment of Non-Executive DirectorEMED Mining Public Ltd ("EMED Mining" or the "Company") is pleased toannounce the appointment of China-based Mr. Hui ("Harry") Liu as anon-executive director of the Company as of 1 October 2012. Mr Liu hasbeen appointed as a director of the Company by Yanggu Xiangguang CopperCo. Ltd ("XGC") pursuant to its rights under the subscription agreementwith the Company dated 7 July 2012.Mr. Harry Liu (aged 43) is a Vice President at XGC, where he has beenemployed since November 2011. XGC is one of the world's largest coppersmelting, refining and processing groups located in Shandong provinceof China and is a significant shareholder in EMED Mining with a currentshareholding of 137,626,181 ordinary shares, representing approximately12% of the shares currently in issue.Prior to joining XGC, Mr. Liu has held a number of senior managementand marketing positions in the mineral and financial industries inShanghai and Hong Kong, including roles as Marketing Manager at BHPBilliton Marketing AG and Director at BNP Paribas Asia. Mr. Liu has noother directorships.Mr. Liu graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from ZhejiangUniversity in Zhejiang Province, China.Mr. Ronnie Beevor, Chairman of EMED Mining said: "I warmly welcomeHarry Liu to the EMED Mining board. EMED will benefit greatly from hisbroad knowledge of the global copper industry, and particularly hisexperience in the Chinese and other Asian markets."Mr. Liu has confirmed there is no additional information under Schedule2, paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies which needs to bedisclosed.EnquiriesEMED Mining Harry Anagnostaras-Adams +357 9945 7843RFC Ambrian Stuart Laing +61 8 9480 2500Fox-Davies Capital Simon Leathers/Susan Walker +44 203 463 5022Fairfax I.S. PLC Ewan Leggat/Katy Birkin +44 207 598 5368Bishopsgate Communications Nick Rome +44 207 562 3350Proconsul Capital Andreas Curkovic +1 416 577 9927For further information on the Company's activities, or This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock ExchangeENDFOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: CustomerRNSServices0044-207797-4400rns@londonstockexchange.com