Doc re. confirmation of share issue

MARIANA RESOURCES LIMITED 15 May 2009. AIM and PLUS: MARL Mariana Resources Limited announced on 13 May 2009 the placement of shares to raise up to £1.09 million to institutional investors and others at a price of 3 pence per share. The first tranche of 22,220,001 shares has been issued and the issued capital of the company is now 90,028,869 ordinary shares. Contacts: Mariana Resources Limited John Horsburgh (Chairman) +61 2 9437 4588 John Sutcliffe (MD) +59 32 298 6464 FinnCap (Broker) Matthew Robinson +44 20 7600 1658 RFC Corporate Finance Limited (Nomad) Rob Adamson +61 2 9250 0041 Will Souter +61 2 9250 0050 ---END OF MESSAGE--- This announcement was originally distributed by Hugin. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.