VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2012) - Woulfe Mining Corp. ("Woulfe" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:WOF)(OTCQX:WFEMF)(FRANKFURT:OZ4) is pleased to announce that the first blast took place as scheduled on October 8th, 2012 at the Sangdong tungsten/ molybdenum project in South Korea. The new portal has been named the "Woulfe drive", after the parent company.
The initial production area is only 50 metres from the current portal position. The development of the six metre square access drive, will take 60 days to reach the initial mining area.
Having all mining permits in place, Woulfe is able to focus on mining the high grade eastern section of the main and footwall mineralization, over the next 12 months. Run of mine ore will be stockpiled on surface pending the completion of the crushing plant mid next year. The ore will then be crushed to passing 10mm, and then stockpiled until the mill and flotation plant are completed in the latter part of 2013.
Woulfe currently has 68 staff on site, mining and preparing the site for construction. Trial mining and exploration has yielded over ten thousand (10,000) tonnes currently stockpiled on surface.
Brian Wesson, CEO & President commented: "Having lost time completing Woulfe's strategic agreements with IMC, we are now completely focused on bringing Sangdong to production and achieving positive cash flow."
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Woulfe Mining Corp.
Brian Wesson (FAusIMM), President, CEO and Director
About Woulfe Mining Corp "Unearthing Global Assets"
Woulfe Mining Corp is focused on 'Unearthing Global Assets' through the recognition and development of undervalued natural resource projects. Woulfe differentiates itself by boasting significant technical expertise in the design, development and operation of mining projects.
Our flagship project is the Sangdong tungsten mine in South Korea, historically the world's largest tungsten mine for over 40 years. Sangdong is expected to return to production by Q4 of 2013. Woulfe has entered into strategic agreements with International Metalworking Companies B.V. ('IMC'), part of the Berkshire Hathaway group of companies. This partnership brings strategic advantage given Woulfe's mining and processing technical abilities and IMC's downstream manufacturing skills, high level of innovation and quality of products sold into the global tungsten market. Woulfe Mining Corp. is a Canadian TSX-V listed company. Further information can be found on Woulfe's website www.woulfemining.com or on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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