TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 13, 2012) - Portex Minerals Inc. ("Portex" or the "Company") (CNSX:PAX) is pleased to announce the issuance of the second instalment of convertible debentures for net proceeds of $500,000. Portex is a mineral exploration and development company with properties in Spain and Portugal. Portex has previously announced that it has entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding to acquire the outstanding securities of Scandinavian Metals Inc. with exploration properties in Sweden and an indirect investment in properties in Norway.

On June 5, 2012, Portex announced that it had entered into an agreement with Aberdeen International Inc. to issue the first instalment of $500,000 of convertible debentures with the ability to draw an additional $500,000 on the same terms and conditions. The debentures bear interest at the rate of 12% per annum payable at maturity and mature on the earlier of March 6, 2013 and the completion of $3,000,000 of equity financing. The conversion price is the greater of $0.05 and the 60 day volume weighted average price per share on the CNSX System or the TSX Venture Exchange, as the case may be. Portex may, on March 6, 2012, convert the debentures, together with accrued and unpaid interest, at the conversion price described above. Reference is made to the Company's SEDAR profile at for further information.

Peter F. Chodos, President and Chief executive Officer of Portex, commented: "We are pleased with the progress Portex has made in developing its asset base and look forward to completing the previously announced transaction with Scandinavian Metals inc. We welcome the strong support of Aberdeen International Inc. as an investor in Portex, an emerging European-based mineral exploration and development company."

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Shares outstanding: 43,734,985

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Portex Minerals Inc.
Peter F. Chodos