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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 13, 2012) - Apogee Silver Ltd. ("Apogee" or the "Company") (News - Market indicators) confirms that the independent feasibility study currently being undertaken for the development of its 100% controlled Pulacayo Silver-Lead-Zinc Deposit, Potosi District, Quijjaro Province, Bolivia remains on track for completion in 2012. The feasibility study was awarded to TWP Sudamerica S.A. (See Press Release May 29, 2012).
The Company further announces that it has filed the National Instrument 43-101 compliant technical report entitled "Updated Mineral Resource Technical Report for the Pulacayo Silver-Lead-Zinc Deposit, Pulacayo Township, Potosi District, Quijjaro Province, Bolivia" in support of the September 28th, 2012 news release, which disclosed the results of the updated mineral resource estimate representing a significant increase in resources from an earlier mineral resource estimate dated October 19th, 2011, for the Pulacayo Deposit located in southwestern Bolivia.
The Technical Report is available at the companies profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on Apogee Silver Ltd's website at www.apogeesilver.com, and forms the basis for the feasibility study currently underway.
About Apogee Silver Ltd.
Apogee Silver Ltd. is a mineral exploration and development stage company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol APE. Apogee targets advanced silver-zinc-lead projects in South America that demonstrate potential to be developed to production. Currently its projects are located in the historic silver producing regions of southwest Bolivia and northern Chile. There are currently 301,066,809 common shares of Apogee issued and outstanding.
Its most advanced project is the 100% controlled Pulacayo-Paca project in Bolivia. This project includes the property that covered the second-largest silver mine in the history of Bolivia with a historical estimate of over 600 million ounces of past production.
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On Behalf of the Board,
Neil T. Ringdahl, Chief Executive Officer