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Alpha Minerals Appoints Dr. Michael Gunning As Chairman

January 9, 2013

Trading Symbol TSX-V – AMW

VANCOUVER, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Alpha Minerals Inc. (TSX-V: AMW), (the “Company” or “Alpha”), is pleased to announce the appointment of
Dr. Michael Gunning as chairman of the board of directors. Currently
Dr. Gunning is serving as a director and lead technical adviser, in
support of advancing the company’s recent discovery at Patterson Lake,
Athabasca basin, Saskatchewan. With the appointment, the company
announces the granting of 50,000 incentive stock options under its
incentive stock option plan to Dr. Gunning.  The options are
exercisable at $1.77 for a period of five years from the date of
grant.  All options are subject to a four-month hold period and are
granted in accordance with the terms of the Company’s stock option

Ben Ainsworth, President, CEO comments: “We are extremely pleased to
name Dr. Gunning as our Chairman.  Michael’s proven and effective
management has lead to numerous successes, last seen at Hathor

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Alpha Minerals Inc.

“Ben Ainsworth”  
President, CEO and Director

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward Looking Statements: The above contains forward looking
statements that are subject to a number of known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ
materially from those anticipated in our forward looking statements.
Factors that could cause such differences include: changes in world
commodity markets, equity markets, costs and supply of materials
relevant to the mining industry, change in government and changes to
regulations affecting the mining industry. Forward-looking statements
in this release include statements regarding future exploration
programs, operation plans, geological interpretations, mineral tenure
issues and mineral recovery processes. Although we believe the
expectations reflected in our forward looking statements are
reasonable, results may vary, and we cannot guarantee future results,
levels of activity, performance or achievements.

SOURCE Alpha Minerals Inc.

Source: PR Newswire