Alpha Minerals Welcomes Dr Michael Gunning to its Board

Trading Symbol TSX-V - AMW 
VANCOUVER, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Alpha Minerals Inc. (formerly ESO Uranium 
Corp.) (TSX-V: AMW), (the "Company" or "Alpha"), is pleased to announce the 
appointment of Dr Michael Gunning to its Board of Directors. In a planned 
build out of the Management team of the Company, he will also serve as lead 
Technical Advisor, in support of advancing the Company's recent discovery at 
Patterson Lake, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. 
Dr Gunning brings a very diverse and valuable range of experience and proven 
leadership to Alpha from his 25 years in the mineral exploration and 
geological research sectors. Most recently as former President and CEO of 
Hathor Exploration Ltd, he successfully transitioned the Company from the 
grass roots discovery to the definition of a uranium deposit with truly world 
class attributes, and steered it's eventual sale to Rio Tinto Plc., a leading 
producer in the global uranium sector. 
Ben Ainsworth, President, Alpha Minerals Inc. comments: "This is a critical 
first step required for Alpha to carry on a successful exploration effort on 
the Patterson Lake South Joint Venture with Fission Energy and its other 
uranium interests in the Athabasca Basin. Dr. Gunning will be a critical voice 
in advising the Board, and management, as to the technical approach to 
understanding and advancing Patterson Lake, an early stage but promising 
discovery in the well-established and preeminent high grade uranium district 
in the world. I look forward to again working again with Michael, having seen 
his proven ability to lead so effectively the team at Hathor. 
Dr Gunning attained an Honours BSc degree in geology from UBC, followed by a 
time in the junior gold exploration sector, and onto mineral deposit research 
and regional mapping with the British Columbia Geological Survey and 
Geological Survey of Canada, all towards completing MSc and PhD degrees at the 
University of Western Ontario. Following work with Teck Resources in base 
metal exploration in North and South America, he joined the Saskatchewan 
Geology survey as lead Mineral Deposits Research Geologist. Dr. Gunning is 
extensively published, has presented at numerous technical and investor 
conferences, and is past-President of the SEG Student Chapter at Western, and 
Geological Society of Saskatchewan. 
Dr Gunning is granted 100,000 options today at the last market closing price 
of $1.69 and these options will be exercisable for 5 years. Additional 
compensation has been agreed upon, in light of the Company's option structure. 
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Alpha Minerals Inc. 
"Ben Ainsworth"
President, CEO and Director 
This press release contains "forward-looking information" that is based on 
Alpha's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections. This 
forward-looking information includes, among other things, statements with 
respect to Alpha's development plans. The words "will", "anticipated", "plans" 
or other similar words and phrases are intended to identify forward-looking 
Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, 
uncertainties and other factors that may cause Alpha's actual results, level 
of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from those 
expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such factors 
include, but are not limited to: uncertainties related exploration and 
development; the ability to raise sufficient capital to fund exploration and 
development; changes in economic conditions or financial markets; increases in 
input costs; litigation, legislative, environmental and other judicial, 
regulatory, political and competitive developments; technological or 
operational difficulties or inability to obtain permits encountered in 
connection with exploration activities; and labour relations matters. This 
list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect our forward-looking 
information. These and other factors should be considered carefully and 
readers should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking information. 
Alpha disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise 
forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future 
events or otherwise. 
For corporate communications please contact: 
Robert (Bob) Meister Alpha Minerals Inc. Vancouver, BC Phone: (604) 629-0293 
Toll Free: 1-866-629-0293 
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