Northern Vertex Mining has announced the receipt of the final Aquifer Protection Permit #P-511225 signed by Water Quality Division Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.

P-511225 is issued to Golden Vertex Corp., the Company's wholly owned Arizona subsidiary, and operator of the Moss Mine.

Kenneth Berry, President and CEO, stated: "The delivery of this significant amendment, on schedule, as promised, is a company milestone.  All of our bonding is in place and this is the final permitting document required prior to our commencement of commercial production.

Construction continues in several areas on-site with all operating permits receieved. All of us at Golden Vertex, the wholly owned Arizona subsidiary of Northern Vertex Mining Corp., appreciate the efforts expended by the dedicated people in the ADEQ and Office of the State Mine Inspector."