El Maniel International, Inc Appoints Geologist in Papua New Guinea

Raleigh, North Carolina, UNITED STATES

NEW YORK, July 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Maniel International Inc (Pink Sheets:EMLL) is pleased to announce today that the Company has appointed Mr. Michael Kande to the position of Resident Geologist and his predominant responsibilities are centered in providing technical expertise on mining operations as well as mine development to the Company on the high potential alluvial gold mining projects secured in Papua New Guinea. "We are pleased to have appointed Mr Kande, who is a qualified and experienced geologist to lead and oversee all our mining operations and development efforts in Papua New Guinea ahead of our aggressive growth and expansion initiatives in the Australasian region under our gold mining domain," said Jamie Khoo, President of El Maniel International, Inc "Mr. Kande is a reputable geologist in the mining industry and his extensive experience will be invaluable in carrying out our operational plans and production strategies aimed at cost control and increasing production rates".

Mr. Kande is a professional geologist with extensive international experience especially throughout Australasia and the South East Asian region. Mr Kande is a graduate of the University of Papua New Guinea holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology (BSc Geology). Mr Kande has been directly involved in several world class exploration and development projects since 1993 in international mining companies such as Lihir Gold Limited and has gained vast knowledge and hands-on experience in all aspects of mineral exploration, including geophysics, geochemistry, geology, and core drilling.

"For over 19 years, his active involvement with the mine management and mineral exploration experience has given him unique insight into the industry and his knowledge in the geology and strata systems allows him to deliver a well-rounded approach for junior resource companies such as El Maniel International, Inc" stated Jamie Khoo "With Mr Kande on board, we are more confident in our endeavors in Papua New Guinea as our motion of going into bigger operations and more acquisitions in the region will be very much supported and justified".

"El Maniel International, Inc is led by a skilled and experienced management team and the Company's commitment in converting the enormous potential of our alluvial gold mining projects in Papua New Guinea to create value for the Company underscores their mission to become a prominent miner in the region" added Mr Kande, Resident Geologist of El Maniel International, Inc. Stay tuned to www.elmaniel.com for more updates.

About El Maniel International, Inc:

El Maniel International Inc is a publicly traded company currently focusing in the gold business domain including but not limited to trading, prospecting, developing and expanding the economic potential of its world class mining claims and the company is committed in creating shareholder's value by ensuring constant development of current and new resources in its global business domain. For further information and updates, visit www.elmaniel.com

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