Talvivaara Mining Company Plc: Exemption from the Timing of Publication of the Financial Statements Release

Stock Exchange Release Talvivaara Mining Company Plc 24 January 2014 Exemption for Talvivaara from the Timing of Publication of the Financial Statements Release Talvivaara Mining Company Plc ("Talvivaara") has received an exemption permit from the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority from the timing of publication of the financial statements release for the financial period from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013 as set out in Chapter 7, Section 9 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act and will publish the financial statement release on 27 March 2013. Talvivaara applied for the exemption from the timing of publication of the financial statements release since Talvivaara's ongoing restructuring process affects Talvivaara's ability to publish the financial statements release by the required deadline. The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority has granted an exemption for Talvivaara on the basis of Chapter 7, Section 18 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act from the publication deadline of the financial statement release for the financial period from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013 stated in Chapter 7, Section 9 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act, provided that Talvivaara will no later than on 28 February 2014, publish a general description of the period from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013 regarding the results of operations and financial position and the development of these as well as a report of the material events and transactions occurred during the reporting period in addition to the effect of these on the financial position as required by Chapter 7, Section 14, Subsection 3 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act. Talvivaara will publish a report in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 7, Section 14, Subsection 3 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act on 27 February 2014 and the financial statements release on 27 March 2014. The annual report in an electronic form will be published on 31 March 2014. Enquiries Talvivaara Mining Company Plc   Tel +358 20 7129 800 Saila Miettinen-Lähde, Deputy CEO and CFO Pekka Erkinheimo, Chief Commercial Officer Talvivaara Mining Company Plc Talvivaara Mining Company is an internationally significant base metals producer with its primary focus on nickel and zinc using a technology known as bioheapleaching to extract metals out of ore. Bioheapleaching makes extraction of metals from low grade ore economically viable. The Talvivaara deposits comprise one of the largest known sulphide nickel resources in Europe. The ore body is estimated to support anticipated production for several decades. Talvivaara has secured a 10-year off-take agreement for 100 per cent of its main output of nickel and cobalt to Norilsk Nickel and entered into a long-term zinc streaming agreement with Nyrstar. Talvivaara is listed on the London Stock Exchange Main Market and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Further information can be found at www.talvivaara.com. Exemption from the Timing of Publication of the Financial Statements: http://hugin.info/136227/R/1757038/593526.pdf This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Talvivaaran Kaivososakeyhtiö Oyj via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1757038]