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Aug 31, 2011
Merrex Engages Vicarage Capital for UK Investor Relations
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA -- (Marketwire August 31, 2011) - Gregory Isenor, P.Geo., President and CEO of Merrex Gold Inc. ("Merrex") (TSX Venture: MXI) is pleased to announce that Vicarage Capital Limited has been engaged as investor relations consultants in the United Kingdom.

United Kingdom Investor Relations

Vicarage Capital Limited ("Vicarage") has been engaged as investor relations consultants to the Company. Vicarage will focus on expanding Merrex's visibility and profile within the UK investment community. Vicarage will be engaged until October 31, 2011 at a fee of 7,500 Pound Sterling. The engagement may be extended by agreement of the parties.

About the Siribaya Gold Project

The 848 square kilometre Siribaya Gold Project in West Mali is Merrex's flagship property. The Siribaya Gold Project is being explored in conjunction with Merrex's 50% earn-in partner and project operator IAMGOLD Corporation. The 2011 exploration program within the Siribaya mega-structure includes 30,000 metres of RC drilling to extend the explored strike length of the Siribaya trends from three to six kilometres of which 21,506 metres were completed prior to the commencement of the seasonal rains, and 10,000 metres of diamond drilling to increase the present NI 43-101 resource of which 6,571 were completed prior to the commencement of the seasonal rains. Substantial numbers of assays from both the RC and diamond drilling programs remain outstanding.

Outside of the Siribaya structures new mineralized trends have been discovered; Siribaya West which lies to the west of the Bambadinka Trend, and the Babara-Kofia trends which lie to the east of Siribaya on the Babara and Kofia permits. These trends will be further tested during the 2011 and 2012 field seasons.

Gregory P. Isenor, P. Geo., is the Qualified Person as defined under NI 43-101 who has reviewed and is responsible for the technical information presented in this news release.

Merrex is a Mali focused gold exploration company with experienced management, a solid exploration team, a prominent gold-producer as a partner and an expanding gold resource ... a winning combination offering investors an extraordinary opportunity.

Please visit our website at www.merrexgold.com for the most recent corporate presentation.

On Behalf of the Board

Gregory Isenor, P.Geo.
President & CEO

Merrex Gold Inc.
1550 Bedford Highway
Suite 802, Sun Tower
Bedford, NS B4A 1E6
Tel.: (902) 832-5555
Fax: (902) 832-2223
[email protected]

This press 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 exploration drilling, exploration activities and events or developments that the Company expects, are forward looking statements. Although the Company believes 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 forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
 
 

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