Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. October 19, 2009. Empire Mining Corporation (EPC: TSX-V) (the "Company") announces that in accordance with the Company's stock option plan, it has granted incentive stock options to certain of its officers, directors and consultants to purchase up to an aggregate of 2,000,000 common shares exercisable on or before October 19, 2014 at a price of $0.15 per share. 100,000 of the aforementioned stock options are granted to the Company's investor relations consultant and are set to vest as to 25% every three months over a twelve month period.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,
Robert F. Giustra
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