Pacific Iron Ore Corporation Announces President Resignation

July 6, 2012

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire -07/06/12)- Pacific Iron Ore Corporation (POC.V) announces today that effective July 3, 2012, Jeffrey B. Austin, President and Director of the company has tendered his resignation to pursue other business interests.

The Board of Pacific Iron Ore Corporation wishes to thank Mr. Austin for his services to the company and wishes him every success in the future.

Company Contact:

For further information please refer to the Corporations profile on SEDAR which can be accessed at www.sedar.com, visit our website at www.pacificironorecorp.com or contact Todd Montgomery.

Forward Looking Statements:

The TSX.V Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address future production, reserves potential, exploration drilling, exploration activities and events or developments that the Corporation expects are forward looking statements. Although the Corporation beliefs the expectations expressed in such forward looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward looking statements. Factors that could cause results to differ materially from those in the forward looking statements include, but are not limited to: market prices; exploitation and exploration successes; continued availability of capital, financing and personnel; government regulation and laws; the Corporations relationship with First Nations; environmental developments; and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that such statements are not guarantees of future performance and those actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward looking statements. For more information on Pacific Iron Ore Corporation, Investors should review the Corporation's registered filings which are available at www.sedar.com.

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