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West Melville Announces $350,000 Private Placement

May 6 2013 12:00AM

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West Melville Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: WMM) ("West Melville" or the "Company") today announced that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement of up to 7,000,000 units at a price of $0.05 per unit for gross proceeds of $350,000. Each unit will consist of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. Each whole common share purchase warrant will be exercisable into one common share for a period of two years from closing at a price of $0.20 per share, subject to the Company's right to accelerate the exercise of the warrants if the daily volume weighted average trading price of the common shares of the Company on the TSX Venture Exchange is equal to or exceeds $0.30 for a period of 10 consecutive trading days during the term of the warrant, commencing four months after the date the warrants are issued. The terms and completion of the private placement are subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.

All securities issued in the private placement will be subject to a four-month hold period from the closing of the private placement. The Company may pay finder's fees in connection with the private placement. The Company intends to use the proceeds of the private placement for general working capital purposes.

Any participation by insiders of the Company in the private placement, which participation will be subject to the approval of the independent directors of the Company, will be on the same terms as the arm's length investors, and shareholdings of insiders in the Company will increase as a result of any such participation.

This press release is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The common shares being offered have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and accordingly are not being offered for sale and may not be offered, sold or delivered, directly or indirectly within the United States, its possessions and other areas subject to its jurisdiction or to, or for the account or for the benefit of a U.S. person, except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of that Act.

About West Melville Metals Inc.

West Melville is an iron ore and specialty metals exploration company working to advance the Fraser Bay iron ore project in Nunavut and the Isortoq iron-titanium-vanadium project in Greenland. The Company has assembled an experienced management team with a track record of discovery success and a Board of Directors with expertise covering the essential fields of geology, engineering and finance. West Melville's projects offer a combination of low geological risk with significant upside potential in high demand commodity sectors.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Rory O. Moore, Ph.D., President and CEO

West Melville Metals Inc.

West Melville Metals Inc. is a member of the Aurora Mineral Resource Group of companies. For more information please visit www.auroraresource.com.

Certain disclosures in this release, in particular regarding the economic potential of the Isortoq Project and the Company's interest therein, constitute forward-looking statements that are subject to numerous risks, uncertainties and other factors relating to West Melville's operations as a mineral exploration company that may cause future results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements, including risks as to the completion of the plans and projects. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Other than as required by applicable securities legislation, West Melville expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.



Contacts:
West Melville Metals Inc.
Investor Relations
1.888.331.2269 or 604.646.4527
604.646.4526 (FAX)
info@westmelville.com
www.westmelville.com





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