CHICO, CA--(Marketwire - October 12, 2009) - AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to infrastructure construction, stevedoring and mining companies, announced that it has received a $500,000 order for refurbished heavy equipment from a company located in Algiers, Algeria. This equipment is expected to ship before the end of 2009.

"With the current economic climate in the U.S., we are pleased that our groundwork in Africa is beginning to pay off," commented AmeraMex CEO Lee Hamre. "We are currently working with this group to finalize a $2 million contract for heavy equipment and on the possibility of jointly opening an equipment yard in Algiers, Algeria, and a major city in Tunisia. These yards will facilitate the import and sales of both new and used heavy equipment within Africa. I'll be traveling to Africa mid October and, on return, expect to provide shareholders an update on several fronts."

About AmeraMex International

AmeraMex International sells, leases, and rents heavy equipment to companies within four industries: construction (light and infrastructure), shipping, mining and logging. AmeraMex's largest product line is specialized container handling equipment that enables stevedoring companies to quickly and efficiently load and offload container and general freight ships dockside. AmeraMex, with customers in North America, South America, Asia, and Eastern Europe, has over 30 years of experience in heavy equipment sales and service and inventories top-of-the-line equipment from manufacturers such as Taylor Machine Works Inc. and Terex Heavy Equipment. For more information visit the AmeraMex website,

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