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MMG Limited name change complete

MMG Limited (Hong Kong Stock Code: 1208) (the Company) announced today that the change to its English company name from Minmetals Resources Limited to MMG Limited was completed on 6 September 2012.

The Company’s shareholders voted in favour of the name change on 27 August 2012.

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director Mr Andrew Michelmore said, “The completion of the name change to MMG Limited is a significant milestone that aligns our registered name to our operating assets.”

The change of company name will not affect any of the rights of shareholders. The Company’s shares will be traded on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange under the new English stock short name “MMG” with effect from 17 September 2012. The Chinese name of the Company, the Chinese stock short name and stock code of the Company will remain unchanged.

The name change is effective from 6 September 2012 following the granting of the certificate of change of name to MMG Limited (五礦資源有限公司) by the registrar of Companies in Hong Kong.

About MMG Limited (formerly known as Minmetals Resources Limited)
MMG Limited is a mid-tier global resources company which explores, develops and mines base metal projects around the world. It is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

The Company currently owns and operates the Century, Golden Grove and Rosebery mines in Australia, the Kinsevere mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the LXML Sepon mine in Laos.

Its major development projects include Dugald River, a high grade zinc-lead-silver deposit located in north-west Queensland, Australia, and the Izok Corridor base metals project in Nunavut, north-west Canada.

The Company also has significant exploration projects and partnerships in Australia, Africa and the Americas.

It is one of the world’s largest producers of zinc and also produces significant amounts of copper, lead, gold and silver.


Media enquiries:
Sally Cox
Group Manager – Communications
T +61 3 9288 0850
M +61 417 144 524
E sally.cox@mmg.com

Investor enquiries:
Colette Campbell
Group Manager Investor Relations
T +61 3 9288 9165
M +61 422 963 652
E colette.campbell@mmg.com   

Chinese language investor and media enquiries:
Maggie Qin
Corporate Affairs Officer – HK & China
T +61 9288 0818
M +61 411 465 468
E maggie.qin@mmg.com