TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 24, 2013) - Black Iron Inc. ("Black Iron" or the "Company") (TSX:BKI) (FRANKFURT:BIN) reports that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular for the 2013 Annual Meeting of shareholders were elected as directors of the Company with unanimous support from shareholders. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual Meeting (May 24, 2013) in Toronto are set out below.

Votes For % Votes For Votes Withheld % Votes Withheld
John Detmold 58,813,255 99.88 73,428 0.12
Bruce Humphrey 58,813,255 99.88 73,428 0.12
Jaroslav Kinach 58,813,255 99.88 73,428 0.12
Pierre Pettigrew 58,811,255 99.87 75,428 0.13
David Porter 58,813,255 99.88 73,428 0.12
Matthew Simpson 58,811,255 99.87 75,428 0.13
Christopher Westdal 58,813,255 99.88 73,428 0.12

Shareholders at the annual meeting also approved the appointment of the Company's auditors.

About Black Iron

Black Iron is an iron ore exploration and development company advancing its 100%-owned Shymanivske project located in Kryviy Rih, Ukraine. This project contains a NI 43-101 compliant resource with 645.8 Mt measured and indicated mineral resources; consisting of 355.1 Mt measured mineral resources at 32.0% iron using a cut off grade of 10% and an indicated resource of 290.7 Mt at 31.1% iron using a cut off grade of 10% iron, and 188.3 Mt of inferred mineral resources grading 30.1% iron. The project is surrounded by five other operating mines including ArcelorMittal's iron ore complex. The Company believes that existing infrastructure, including access to power, rail and port facilities, will allow for a quick development timeline to production. Further, the Company holds an exploration permit for the adjacent Zelenivske project which it intends to further explore to determine its potential. Please visit the Company's website at or write us at for more information.

The technical and scientific contents of this press release have been prepared under the supervision of and have been reviewed and approved by Jim Thompson, P.Eng, Head of Iron Ore Process Development for Forbes & Manhattan, Inc., who is a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. For further information, please see the technical report of the Company, which is available on SEDAR at

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Contact Information:

Black Iron Inc.
Michael McAllister
Manager, Investor Relations
+1 (416) 309-2950

Black Iron Inc.
Matt Simpson
President & Chief Executive Officer
+1 (416) 309-2138