VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Oct. 22, 2012) – Aura Minerals Inc. (“Aura Minerals” or the “Company”) (TSX:ORA) announces that, in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 and in support of the Company’s September 4, 2012 news release, it has filed a technical report entitled “NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Feasibility Study for the Serrote da Laje Project, Alagoas State, Brazil” (the “Feasibility Study”) dated October 15, 2012 prepared by Micon International Limited under the guidance of SNC-Lavalin Inc. The Feasibility Study is available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company’s website at www.auraminerals.com.
About Aura Minerals
Aura Minerals is a Canadian mid-tier gold and copper production company focused on the exploration, development and operation of gold and base metal projects in the Americas. The Company’s producing assets include the San Andres gold mine in Honduras, the Sao Francisco and Sao Vicente gold mines in Brazil and the copper-gold-silver Aranzazu Mine in Mexico. The Company’s core development asset is the copper-gold Serrote Project in Brazil. The Company also has the Inaja Greenstone Belt project currently optioned to Vale.
Aura Minerals Inc.
President & Chief Executive Officer
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