Issue of Shares

MARIANA RESOURCES LIMITED 5 June 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. Issue of the first tranche of 22,220,001 shares was announced on 15 May 2009. The balance of the placement comprising 14,467,366 shares has been allotted and the capital of the company is now 104,494,235 ordinary shares. Directors participated in the placement; John Horsburgh, through his superannuation fund purchased 667,000 shares, John Sutcliffe purchased 1,666,667 shares and Ray Angus purchased 2,000,000 shares. As a consequence shareholdings of directors including their associates are as follows: J R Horsburgh 3,187,002 shares J Sutcliffe 3,266,667 shares R J Angus 5,354,300 shares. Directors and management now control 11.7% of the issued capital of the Company. 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.