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Press release from CNW Group

Elemental Share Purchase Plan Results

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Elemental Share Purchase Plan Results08:44 EST Wednesday, December 19, 2012PERTH, Australia, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Elemental Minerals Ltd (ASX, TSX: ELM) ("Elemental" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has successfully closed its Share Purchase Plan (the "SPP") announced on 23 November 2012.  Elemental has raised ~A$3.25 million resulting in the issue of ~8.4 million new fully paid ordinary shares at A$0.385 per share. The SPP supplements the recent ~A$14 million share placement also conducted at A$0.385 per share. Applications were not scaled back.Elemental's CEO, Iain Macpherson stated: "I'm very pleased with the vote of confidence we've been given by the market with this successful raising and I'd like to thank shareholders for their continued support as displayed by the strong level of uptake of the SPP.  The additional working capital will strengthen Elemental's balance sheet and enable it to continue to advance the development of our project while continuing to assess alternatives open to us."All shares issued under the SPP will rank equally with existing Elemental shares.As previously outlined, the remaining key dates for the SPP are as follows:EventDate Allotment Date19 December 2012Dispatch of Transaction Confirmation Statements20 December 2012Shares available to trade24 December 2012About Elemental MineralsElemental Minerals Limited is an advanced mining exploration and development company that aims to grow shareholder value through its 93%-owned Sintoukola Potash Project on the Republic of Congo coastline.  Elemental Minerals is dual listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ELM. For more information, visit  SOURCE: Elemental Minerals LimitedFor further information: Iain Macpherson Chief Executive Officer Tel: +27 (0) 76 238 4461 Ilja Graulich Investor Relations Manager Tel: +27 (0) 83 604 0820 Johannesburg Office: +27 11 469 9140