Alphamin announces US$10 million investment by the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited
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Alphamin announces US$10 million investment by the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited

GRAND BAIE, MAURITIUS–(Marketwired – NOV. 6, 2015) – Alphamin Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AFM) (“Alphamin” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited (“IDC“) pursuant to which the IDC will invest up to US$10,000,000 directly in Alphamin Bisie Mining S.A. (“Alphamin DRC“), the Democratic Republic of Congo operating subsidiary of Alphamin, in three tranches, subject to the completion of certain milestones. Upon investment of the full amount, IDC will hold 15% of the class A shares of Alphamin DRC or 14.25% of Alphamin DRC as a whole.

The IDC is a major South African financing institution with over 70 years of experience investing in mining companies. In Financial year end 2014/2015 the IDC invested in excess of 900 million dollars of which 150 million dollars was invested in 10 other African countries. More extensive information on the IDC can be seen on their website at

“The IDC’s investment into Alphamin DRC represents a vote of confidence for Alphamin from a significant experienced long term investor. We look forward to working with the IDC in developing the Bisie tin project,” Boris Kamstra Interim CEO Alphamin.

The funds from the subscription will be used for the continued funding of a definitive feasibility study (DFS), further evaluation of the resources and, on the completion of the DFS, preliminary mine construction work on Alphamin’s Bisie Tin Project in east central Democratic Republic of Congo and for working capital and general corporate purposes.

As a condition of the transaction, the IDC and Alphamin has entered into a shareholders agreement which sets out the rights and obligations of both parties, as shareholders of Alphamin DRC. In addition to standard governance clauses, the agreement provides IDC the right to nominate one director to the board of Alphamin at the next annual shareholders meeting.

Completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions including any required regulatory approvals. Closing is currently set to occur on or about December 15, 2015.

About Alphamin

Alphamin is a TSX Venture Exchange listed tin explorer and developer. The Company’s strategy is to locate next generation tin assets and leverage our exploration and development expertise to create sustainable tin production. The Company’s primary focus is to realize the potential of the Bisie Project, a high grade tin asset located in the Democratic Republic of Congo. For more information visit Alphamin Resources Corp. website at


Boris Kamstra

Interim Chief Executive Officer

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Boris Kamstra
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Alphamin Resources Corp.
Tel: +230 269 4166
Grand Baie