VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/28/13 -- Aurizon Mines Ltd. (TSX: ARZ)(NYSE MKT: AZK) ("Aurizon") is pleased to announce that the Minister of Industry and Minister of State has in accordance with the Investment Canada Act approved the arrangement transaction involving Hecla Mining Company and Aurizon (the "Arrangement"). Accordingly, closing of the Arrangement is anticipated to occur on June 1, 2013.
Forward Looking Statement
This news release contains a forward-looking statement that is prospective in nature regarding the expected timing for the closing of the Arrangement (the "forward-looking statement"). The forward-looking statement is based on a number of assumptions, including the ability of the parties to satisfy in a timely manner, the remaining conditions to the closing of the Arrangement. Although management of Aurizon believes that the assumptions made and the expectations represented by such statement are reasonable, there can be no assurance that the forward-looking statement will prove to be accurate. You should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statement. Aurizon specifically disclaims any obligation to reissue or update the forward-looking statement as a result of new information or events after the date hereof, except as may be required by law.
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News Release Issue No. 32-2013
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