Mandatory notification of trade

Paul I. Norkyn (VP mining operations) has purchased 30,000 shares in Nordic Mining ASA at a price of NOK 0.48 per share. Norkyn had no shares in Nordic Mining before the purchase. Norkyn has option to buy 275,000 shares in Nordic Mining at a price of NOK 1.60 per share. The option is valid till June 2010.
Oslo, 13 October 2008
Nordic Mining ASA