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Monday 09 December, 2013

Rambler Metals PLC

Rambler Metals and Mining PLC: Financial Result...



December 9, 2013

Rambler Metals and Mining PLC: Financial Results for Quarter Ended 31 October 2013

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM and NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, CANADA--(Marketwired - Dec. 9, 2013) - Rambler Metals and
Mining PLC (TSX VENTURE:RAB) (AIM:RMM) ('Rambler' or the 'Company') today announced its financial results and
operational highlights for the quarter ended 31 October 2013.

Rambler's principal activity is the development, mining and exploration of the Ming Copper-Gold Mine ("Ming
Mine") in Newfoundland and Labrador and the exploration and development of other properties located in Atlantic


Key Financials (CAD$) 000's

                                       Q1 2014        Q1 2013        Q4 2013
Revenue                                 16,745              -         13,175
Profit (loss) before tax                 5,264           (718)         1,580
Earnings (loss) per share                0.026         (0.005)         0.053

Financial Highlights

--  This quarter completes 12 calendar months of commercial production and
    resulted in pre-tax profits of $8,967,000.

--  Post tax profit for the quarter produces $3,708,000 or $0.026 per share
    compared to a loss of $718,000 or $0.005 per share for the same period
    in 2013.

--  A total of 6,648 dry metric tonnes (dmt) (Q4 2013 - 5,573 dmt) of
    concentrate was provisionally invoiced during the period at an average
    price of $3.39 (Q4 2013 - $3.31) per pound copper, $1,390 (Q4 2013 -
    $1,409) per ounce gold and $22.81 (Q4 2013 - $21.98) per ounce silver,
    generating revenue of $16.3 million. An additional $424,000 in revenue
    was realized on the final settlement of 293 ounces of gold produced from
    1806 zone ores through the Company's gold processing facility.

--  Cash resources as of 31 October 2013 were $5.7 million and as of 9
    December 2013 had increased to $6.7 million with operating cash flows
    anticipated to continue to build throughout the fiscal year.

--  Secured credit facility outstanding balance reduced to $3,750,000 at 31
    October 2013.

--  On 17 September 2013 a conditional offer was accepted by Cornerstone
    Capital Resources Inc. for 50 per cent interest in The Little Deer
    Copper Deposit and Whalesback Mine for $550,000 consisting of $200,000
    in cash and $350,000 in shares.

Operational Highlights

--  Produced 6,591 tonnes of copper concentrate containing 1,956 tonnes of
    copper metal, 1,655 ounces of gold and 11,870 ounces of silver.

--  First 12 months in commercial production produced a total of 20,393
    tonnes of copper concentrate containing 5,909 tonnes of copper metal,
    4,792 ounces of gold and 35,828 ounces of silver.

--  In the quarter, daily tonnage through the copper concentrator averaged
    604 dmt compared to an average of 589 dmt in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Post period end

--  This quarter marks the fourth full quarter of commercial production
    since first declaring on 1 November 2012.

--  Exploration and evaluation costs include the acquisition of a 50 per
    cent interest in the Little Deer Copper Deposit and Whalesback Mine from
    Cornerstone Capital Resources Inc.

--  Outstanding balance of secured credit facility now stands at $2,750,000.

--  Announced that it has entered into a non-brokered private placement with
    Marathon Gold Corporation (TSX: MOZ) pursuant to which Rambler will
    subscribe for common shares of Marathon for a guaranteed contribution of
    $500,000 with the option to invest an additional $1.5 million in
    quarterly tranches of up to $375,000 per tranche commencing 1 May 2014.


George Ogilvie, President and CEO, Rambler Metals & Mining commented

"These results mark the first full year of commercial production at our Ming Copper-Gold Mine, with continued
increases in production and revenues compared to the same period in fiscal 2013 and quarter on quarter.

"Rambler continues to grow as a low cost producer by pursuing growth opportunities in the investments of The
Little Deer Copper Project, Maritime Resources and Marathon Gold. Additional cash flow from the operation is
also being used to pay off the outstanding balance on credit facility with a target to have this extinguished
by early next year.

"Our objective continues to be to maximise shareholder value and increase exposure and liquidity on both the
London's AIM and Canada's TSX-V markets."

For a video interview with George Ogilvie discussing these results please see the link below:


Rambler is a mining and development Company that in 2012 brought its first mine into commercial production. The
group has a 100 per cent ownership in the Ming Copper-Gold Mine, a fully operational base and precious metals
processing facility and year round bulk storage and shipping facility; all located on the Baie Verte peninsula,
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Our Company Vision is to be Atlantic Canada's leading mine operator and resource developer through the
expansion of the Ming Mine, discovering new deposits and through mergers and acquisitions. Rambler has
strategic investments in Maritime Resources Corp. (TSXV:MAE) and Marathon Gold Corporation (TSX:MOZ).

Rambler listed on the London AIM in 2005 and Toronto TSX-V in 2007.

Larry Pilgrim, P.Geo., is the Qualified Person responsible for the technical content of this release and has
reviewed and approved it accordingly. Mr. Pilgrim is an independent consultant contracted by Rambler Metals and
Mining Canada Limited. Tonnes referenced are dry metric tonnes unless otherwise indicated.

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

Caution Regarding Forward Looking Statements:

Certain information included in this press release, including information relating to future financial or
operating performance and other statements that express the expectations of management or estimates of future
performance constitute "forward-looking statements". Such forward-looking statements include, without
limitation, statements regarding copper, gold and silver forecasts, the financial strength of the Company,
estimates regarding timing of future development and production and statements concerning possible expansion
opportunities for the Company. Where the Company expresses or implies an expectation or belief as to future
events or results, such expectation or belief are based on assumptions made in good faith and believed to have
a reasonable basis. Such assumptions include, without limitation, the price of and anticipated costs of
recovery of, copper concentrate, gold and silver, the presence of and continuity of such minerals at modeled
grades and values, the capacities of various machinery and equipment, the availability of personnel, machinery
and equipment at estimated prices, mineral recovery rates, and others. However, forward-looking statements are
subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from
future results expressed, projected or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks include, but are
not limited to, interpretation and implications of drilling and geophysical results; estimates regarding timing
of future capital expenditures and costs towards profitable commercial operations. Other factors that could
cause actual results, developments or events to differ materially from those anticipated include, among others,
increases/decreases in production; volatility in metals prices and demand; currency fluctuations; cash
operating margins; cash operating cost per pound sold; costs per ton of ore; variances in ore grade or recovery
rates from those assumed in mining plans; reserves and/or resources; the ability to successfully integrate
acquired assets; operational risks inherent in mining or development activities and legislative factors
relating to prices, taxes, royalties, land use, title and permits, importing and exporting of minerals and
environmental protection. Accordingly, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements and
the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by
this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements contained herein are made as at the date hereof and
the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or revise any such forward-looking statements
or any forward-looking statements contained in any other documents whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable law.



Rambler Metals and Mining
George Ogilvie, P.Eng.
President and CEO
709-800-1929 or 709-800-1921


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