SOTKAMO SILVER MINE’S ENVIRONMENTAL PERMIT WILL BE PUBLISHED WITHIN TWO WEEKS

(For press release in Finnish, please see attached file)

According to YLE news, Regional State Administrative Agency has announced that Environmental Permit process for Sotkamo Silver Mine in Sotkamo will be ready next week and the permit decision will be published latest on week 14

"I am very pleased that the Regional State Administrative Agency hasq now stated that we will have state of the environment and that it is completed", says Timo Lindborg, CEO of Sotkamo Silver AB

 

Stockholm, 20th March 2013.

Timo Lindborg, CEO

 

The information provided in this press release is such that the company is required to disclose pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. This press release contains forward-looking statements, forecasts and estimates. Indications of, and guidance on future earnings and financial position and performance are also forward-looking statements. The statements and estimations are subject to risk factors associated with the mining industry. These forward-looking statements, opinions and estimates are not guarantees of future performance.

 

About Sotkamo Silver AB:

Sotkamo Silver AB´s business concept is to exploit mineral deposits in the Nordic countries with regards to human society and environment. Sotkamo Silver owns, through its subsidiary mineral deposits, which contains silver and gold in Finland. The Company’s main development project is the Taivaljärvi Silver Mine.

Sotkamo Silver applies SveMin’s & FinnMin’s respective rules of reporting for public mining & exploration companies. Sotkamo Silver has chosen to report mineral resources and ore reserves according to the internationally accepted JORC or NI 43-101-code. The company applies International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as approved by the European Union.

The ticker symbol is SOSI in NGM and SOSI1 in NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

ISIN-code for Sotkamo Silver shares is SE0001057910 and for warrants SE0004635290.

Read more about Sotkamo Silver on www.sotkamosilver.com or www.silver.fi

For further information: Timo Lindborg, CEO, tel. +358 40 508 3 507

The official Stock Exchange Release is given in Swedish and there may be differences in the translated versions.