Vancouver, B.C., June 1, 2012. Empire Mining Corporation (EPC: TSX-V
) announces that it has granted incentive stock options to two of its employees to purchase up to an aggregate of 125,000 common shares exercisable at an exercise price of $0.27 per share. Of the foregoing options, 25,000 are exercisable until August 1, 2016 (of which 12,500 vest on August 1, 2012 and the remaining options vest on August 1, 2013); and 100,000 are exercisable until August 22, 2016 (of which 50,000 vest on August 22, 2012 and the remaining options vest on August 22, 2013).
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Robert F. Giustra
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