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Atna Announces Closing Of $2.0 Million Private Placement

August 22, 2014



GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 22, 2014 /CNW/ -- Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna" or the "Company") (TSX: ATN) is pleased to announce that it has closed the non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") first announced on August 11, 2014. Pursuant to the terms of the Private Placement, the Company has issued 15,380,000 units (the "Units") of the Company at a price of CAD$0.13 per Unit for gross proceeds of CAD$1,999,400. Each Unit is comprised of (i) one common share of Atna (a "Share") and (ii) one share purchase warrant of Atna (a "Warrant"). Each whole Warrant will entitle the holder to acquire, on payment of CAD$0.18, one additional Share, subject to customary adjustments, for a period of three years following the closing of the Private Placement.

The Shares issued under the Private Placement will be subject to a four month hold period expiring December 23, 2014.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Private Placement for working capital and general corporate purposes.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities of Atna Resources Ltd. in the United States, nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities offered have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any U.S. state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or unless an exemption from such registration is available.

For additional information on Atna Resources Ltd., please visit our website at www.atna.com. Further information can be found in our filings with Canadian securities regulators on SEDAR or U.S regulators on EDGAR.

This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements," as defined in the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation, concerning the intended use of the Private Placement proceeds. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical fact. They are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made and they involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Consequently, there can be no assurances that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements if management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change. Factors that could cause future results to differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements include: the Company might encounter problems such as the significant depreciation of metals prices; accidents and other risks associated with mining exploration and development operations; the risk that the Company will encounter unanticipated geological factors; the possibility that the Company may not be able to secure permitting and other governmental clearances necessary to carry out the Company's exploration programs; and the other risk factors discussed in greater detail in the Company's various filings on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) with Canadian securities regulators and its filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Neither the TSX nor its regulation services provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX) accepts responsibility for the adequacy and accuracy of this press release.

For further information, please contact:

James Hesketh, President and CEO - (303) 278-8464

Valerie Kimball, Investor Relations - toll free (877) 692-8182

www.atna.com

SOURCE Atna Resources Ltd.


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