Media and RNS

2011

Merry Christmas from Bellzone

Bellzone would like to wish our staff, communities, shareholders, advisors and suppliers a safe, merry and festive Christmas and New Year. May 2012 be prosperous and successful for you all.

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Forécariah JV Progress Update

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM) is pleased to provide a progress report on the Forécariah JV Project (the “JV”) in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, which remains on schedule to commence production of iron ore in Q1 of 2012.

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Tug purchase finalised

The purchase of the tugs to be used on the Forécariah project was finalised on 9 December with the balance of the $13m being paid to the vendor.

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Haul truck driver and technicians in training

As part the Forécariah JV’s commitment to employing using Guinean staff and contractors, 8 supervisors of the Guinean based haulage contractor (Jamy Services) travelled to China to undergo specialised training at the Sinotruk training facility.

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BBC Karan docked in Conakry Guinea

The BBC Karan docked in Conakry and the cargo of mining and processing equipment was unloaded by 9 December 2011.

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Forécariah JV Progress Update and Analyst Call

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM) is pleased to provide a progress report on the Forécariah JV Project (the “JV”) in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, which remains on schedule to commence production of iron ore in Q1 of 2012.

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Forécariah JV Progress Update

Bellzone Mining plc is an exploration and resource development company with iron ore and nickel / copper permits in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa.

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Update on the Konta Port Project

Dr Bryan Pearce at the signing ceremony in Beijing for the $72 million EPC Contract with CCCC SECOND HARBOUR CONSULTANTS CO., LTD for the 1ststage of the Konta Port to be used to export iron ore production from Yomboyeli in Forécariah.

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Forécariah equipment shipment

The Forécariah mining fleet, process plant and haulage fleet at Tianjin port in China has been loaded and shipped as planned.

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TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

Please download PDF for information on the TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares below.

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Third Party Access to 300 MTPA Infrastructure in Guinea

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Anglo Aluminum Corp regarding the latter’s access as a third party commercial user of the port and rail infrastructure being developed by China International Fund Limited (“CIF”) for Bellzone’s 100% owned Kalia Mine Project in Guinea, West Africa.

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Forécariah Equipment Shipment

The bulk of the Forécariah mining fleet, process plant and haulage fleet at Tianjin port in China.

The equipment and vehicles have been loaded on to the chartered cargo vessel, which is due to depart Tianjin port on the 15th, with an expected arrival date of 2nd December at the port of Conakry,Guinea.
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TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

Bellzone Mining plc is an exploration and resource development company with iron ore and nickel / copper permits in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa.

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Directorate Change and Directors Dealings

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM: BZM) today announces the resignation of Mr Simon Farrell, aged 60, a non-executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

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Forécariah Equipment Shipment

Final inspection of the Forécariah mobile crushing and screening plant was completed by Mr Rod Davies, Bellzone’s Process Manager, on the 30th of September 2011.

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Forécariah Equipment Shipment

Delivery of the initial Forécariah road haul fleet to the shipping port in has commenced. The fleet of 25x104 ton side-tipper trucks was purchased in August 2011.

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TR1:Notification of Major Interest in Shares

Bellzone Mining plc is an exploration and resource development company with iron ore and nickel / copper permits in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa.

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West Africa and the new iron ore province

When West Africa emerged as a gold exploration hotspot five years ago, the rush of Australian junior explorers to the region led to comparisons between it and the Goldfields of Western Australia.

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Bellzone making the sounds in Guinea

Bellzone Mining plc's quick transition from Guinean Iron explorer to producer is on track to be realised in the first quarter of 2012.

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Directors Dealings

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM) received notification on 13 September 2011 that Simon Farrell, a non‐executive Director of the Company, has on 8, 9 and 12 September 2011 sold 816,584 ordinary shares of no par value in the Company (“Ordinary Shares”).

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Kalia Drilling Programme - 100,000 metres and climbing

Kalia operations passed the milestone of 100,000 metres of drilling on Monday the 5th of September, 2011.

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Kalia Mine Resource

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), is pleased to announce a 74% increase in the inferred JORC oxide resource at its 100% owned Kalia Mine Project in Guinea, West Africa. The resource has been increased from 111mt grading at 38% Fe to 193 million tonnes grading 38.6% Fe.

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Bellzone hitting the right notes with world scale Guinea iron Ore Projects

Article from "The Pick" issue 3 September 2011.

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Forécariah JV Progress Update 2nd September 2011

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM) is pleased to provide a progress report on the Forécariah JV Project (the “JV”) with China International Fund (“CIF”) in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, which remains on schedule to commence production of iron ore in Q1 of 2012.

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Interim operations review and condensed financial statements for the six months ended 30 June 2011

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company developing the Kalia Mine Project, the Forécariah JV and the Sadeka nickel/copper project in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa today announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2011.

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Financial statements for the six months ended 30 June 2011

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company developing the Kalia Mine Project, the Forécariah JV and the Sadeka nickel/copper project in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa today announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2011.

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Significant increase in Kalia Mine JORC Resource

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), is pleased to announce an overall 65% increase to 6.16 billion tonnes in the total JORC magnetite resource at its 100% owned Kalia Mine Project in Guinea, West Africa. The updated JORC resource was prepared by independent consultant CSA Global UK.

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Forécariah - Road from Yomboyeli to Konta Port update

The construction of the 76.9km road from the first production site at Yomboyeli to the port site of Konta is well underway.

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Bellzone CEO meets with Alpha Condé

“Guinea is going to export its first iron ore next March.”

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Bellzone saves the Albadariah population from waterborne disease

Albadariah, in the Prefecture of Kissidougou (Forest Guinea) hosts one of Bellzone’s exploration projects.

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Kalia Team builds three much appreciated wells

The team at the Kalia Exploration Camp recently changed the lives of nearly 700 people from three villages in the region.

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Forécariah JV Resource Development

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM) is pleased to report an initial iron oxide cap volume of 8.0 million m3 at the Yomboyeli site of the Forécariah JV Project (the “JV”) with its partner, China International Fund (“CIF”), in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa.

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Edison says Bellzone undervalued

The latest analysis by the research firm Edison finds that Bellzone is undervalued when compared to the underlying assets and against other West African.

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AGM Statement

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM) is pleased to report that the Forécariah JV Project (the “JV”) with China International Fund (“CIF”) in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, is on schedule to commence production of iron ore in Q1 of 2012.

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Result of the AGM

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM: BZM) today held its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") and is pleased to confirm that all resolutions proposed to shareholders were duly passed.

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Kalia Rail and Port Infrastructure Update

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore company developing the Kalia Mine Project and the Forécariah JV in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, is pleased to announce a progress update for the associated Kalia Mine Project Rail and Port infrastructure.

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AGM Notice

Bellzone Mining (AIM: BZM) announces that it is today posting to shareholders a circular giving notice of its Annual General Meeting (the 'Circular').

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Kalia Rail and Port Infrastructure Update (2)

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore company developing the Kalia Mine Project and the Forécariah JV in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, is pleased to announce a progress update for the associated Kalia Mine Project Rail and Port infrastructure.

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Annual Report and Accounts 2010

Bellzone Mining (AIM: BZM) today announces it has posted to shareholders its Annual Report and Accounts for 2010 (the 'Report & Accounts').

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Socio Economic and Environmental Studies Complete

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company developing the Kalia Mine Project, the Forécariah JV and the Sadeka nickel/copper project in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, is pleased to announce the completion of the Socioeconomic (“SEIA”) and Environmental studies (“EIA”) for the Kalia mine site.

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Kalia Magnetite Tonnage Increase

A drilling programme at Bellzone Mining plc’s (AIM:BZM) Kalia Mine in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, has indicated a 71% increase in the Company’s estimate of the magnetite tonnage available from 3.74 billion tonnes to 6.4 billion tonnes, placing Kalia amongst the largest iron ore deposits of its kind in the world.

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Project Management Appointments

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company developing the Kalia Mine Project (“Kalia”) and the Forécariah JV in conjunction with China International Fund Limited (“CIF”) in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, is pleased to announce changes to its technical management structure and additional related appointments.

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Donation to Youth Association in Kalia

The local Youth Association has implemented an agricultural and animal husbandry programme to assist and train the local community in sustainable farming and food growth techniques.

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Drilling Underway at Yomboyeli

In December 2010, the Company commissioned an independent geologist to undertake a review of previous work done on the area and to design a resource development plan.

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Forécariah JV Progress Update

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM) is pleased to report that the Forécariah JV Prooject (the “JV") with China International Fund (“CIF”) in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, is on shedule to commence production of iron ore in Q1 of 2012

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Kalia Camp Upgrades

The CFO / Finance Director, Terry Larkan and Group Financial Manager, Phillip Hartog; visited Guinea over the past two weeks.

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Forécariah News - Compensation paid to Landowners

Nearly 500,000,000 GNF was distributed to 118 landowners presented to the landowners in the district of Laya.

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Bellzone establishes office in Beijing, China

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company developing the Kalia Mine Project and the Forécariah joint venture (“JV”) in conjunction with CIF in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, is pleased to announce the establishment of an office in Beijing, China.

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Director’s Dealings

The Company (AIM: BZM) was notified on 13 May 2011 by Simon Farrell, a non-Executive Director of the Company, of the completion of the disposal of 2,232,939 ordinary shares of no par value in the Company ("Ordinary Shares"). The shares were disposed between 26 and 28 April at an average price of 66.31p per Ordinary Share.

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Maiden Oxide Resource at Kalia Mine Project, Guinea

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company developing the Kalia Mine Project, the Forécariah JV and the Sadeka nickel/copper project in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, is pleased to announce an initial inferred JORC oxide resource of 111 million tonnes grading at 38% Fe which can be beneficiated using a standard gravity process to produce a quality 58% Fe fines product.

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Kalia Mine Project Operating Update

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company developing the Kalia Mine Project, the Forécariah JV and the Sadeka nickel/copper project in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, is pleased to present an operational update for the Kalia Mine Project.

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TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

Bellzone Mining plc is an exploration and resource development company with iron ore and nickel / copper permits in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa.

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Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting

Notice of an Extraordinary General Meeting of Bellzone, to be held at the registered offices of the Company, Channel House, Green Street, St. Helier, JE2 4UH, Jersey, Channel Islands at 10.30am on 21 March 2011, is set out at the end of this document.

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Results of the EGM

Further to the announcement of its fundraising on 2 March 2011, Bellzone Mining plc (AIM: BZM), today held its Extraordinary General Meeting (“EGM”) and is pleased to confirm that all resolutions proposed to the shareholders were duly passed.

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Exercise of Warrants

Bellzone has applied to AIM for the admission to trading of 3,200,000 new ordinary shares of no par value in the capital of the Company following an exercise of warrants.

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Notice of EGM

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM: BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company operating in West Africa, announces that, further to the results of the Institutional Placing announced on 2 March 2011, the Company has today posted to shareholders a circular including a notice convening an Extraordinary General Meeting (“EGM”).

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Results of Institutional Placing – US$133 million raised

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM: BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company operating in West Africa, is pleased to announce the successful completion of the institutional equity placing (the “Institutional Placing”) announced yesterday.

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Unaudited results for the year ended 31 December 2010

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the West African iron ore and nickel/copper company developing the Kalia Mine and the proposed Forécariah iron ore joint venture with its parter, China International Fund Limited ("CIF") in Guinea, West Africa; today announces its full year results for the year ended 31 December 2010.

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CIF strategic investment of approximately US$100 million and proposed fundrraising to raise up to a further US$100 million

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company operating in West Africa is pleased to announce the CIF has today signed a definitive subscription agreement (the "CIF Subscription Agreement") with Bellzone pursuant to which CIF has agreed to subcribe for 79,000,000 ordinary shares ("Ordinary Shares") in the capital of the Company ("CIF Shares") at 80 pence per share to raise gross proceeds of £63.2 million (approximately US$100m).

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Forécariah Update

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company operating in West Africa, is pleased to provide a further update on the development of the Forécariah iron ore joint venture permits (“Forécariah JV Permits”) in Guinea, a 50:50 joint venture with its partner China International Fund Limited (“CIF”).

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Forécariah Update and Geological Assessment

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the West African iron ore and nickel/copper company is pleased to provide an update on the Forécariah iron ore joint venture permits (“Forécariah JV Permits”) in Guinea, a 50:50 jont venture with its parter, China International Fund Limited ("CIF") originally announced on 2 August 2010.

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Reported changes to Guinea participation in resource companies

Bellzone Mining plc (AIM:BZM), the iron ore and nickel/copper company developing the Kalia Iron Mine and Forécariah Joint Venture in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, reports that it has not had any notification and does not have any information to indicate that it will be subject to the alleged proposed changes, as reported in some press, pertaining to the government of Guinea’s approach to participation in resource companies.

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