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Thor Mining PLC - Opes Prime Update

RNS Number:2853S Thor Mining PLC 14 April 2008 THOR MINING PLC OPES PRIME UPDATE Dated: 14 April 2008 Thor Mining PLC ('the Company' or 'Thor'), AIM, ASX: 'THR' the specialist metals company focused on advancing tungsten-molybdenum and uranium projects in the Northern Territory of Australia, today announces an update regarding its enquiries into shareholdings and the beneficial ownership of such shares as a result of transactions entered into between Opes Prime and its customers. Following the information received from Mr Salvatore Algeri, Receiver and Manager on behalf of Opes Prime on 3 April 2008, the Company requested the Receiver to confirm the percentage of Opes Prime's voting rights, held through direct or indirect holdings of financial instruments falling within the Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules of the Financial Services Authority, in the Company's ordinary shares and warrants. On 11 April 2008 the Company received a letter from lawyers acting for the Receiver stating that Opes Prime did not hold any securities in Thor. The Company has now sent a similar request to the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group. Enquiries: John Young + 61 (0)419 954 020 Thor Mining PLC Chief Executive Officer John Simpson 020 7512 0191 Blomfield Corporate Finance Ltd Nominated Adviser Leesa Peters 020 7429 6600 Conduit PR Limited Public Relations or Jos Simson 020 7429 6603 Nicholas Read + 61(0)8 9388 1474 Read Corporate Public Relations Australia Updates on the Company's activities are regularly posted on Thor's website www.thormining.com, which includes a facility to register to receive these updates by email. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END MSCFKQKNQBKDDQD

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