Integra Gold Appoints George Salamis to Board of Directors

Integra Gold Appoints George Salamis to Board of Directors 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/22/13 -- Integra
Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ICG) ("Integra" or the "Company") is pleased
to announce George Salamis, PGeo, has been appointed to its Board of
Mr. Salamis has over 20 years of experience in mineral exploration,
mine development and operations and is currently President and CEO of
Edgewater Exploration Ltd., a TSX Venture-listed (TSX VENTURE:EDW)
mineral exploration company. Mr. Salamis has previously held senior
management positions with a number of mining companies including
Placer Dome Inc. and Cameco Corporation. He has been involved in
several M&A transactions valued over $1.2 billion, either through the
sale of assets or of junior mining companies that he played a key
role in building. Specifically relevant to the Quebec mining scene,
Mr. Salamis holds a degree in Geology from the University of Montreal
and has spent over 5 years working in the Val d'Or area in mining and
exploration, primarily with Placer Dome Inc. 
"2013 is going to be a critical year for Integra and we remain
committed to ensuring we have a professional team in place capable of
executing our corporate initiatives and creating value for our
shareholders. We are pleased to add Mr. Salamis to our team and look
forward to working with him, drawing on his technical expertise in
gold exploration and development as well as corporate experience with
a number of successful gold focussed companies," commented Company
President and CEO, Stephen de Jong.  
The Company also announces Mr. Vance White has stepped down from the
Board. The Board of Directors wishes to thank Mr. White for his
contributions during his tenure with the Company and wishes him all
the best in his future endeavors. 
The Company has completed its transaction with Pinetree Capital Ltd.
("Pinetree"), an arm's length party, outlined in a Company press
release dated December 20, 2012. Pursuant to the agreement, Integra
issued 5,000,000 non flow through common shares ("NFT Shares") at a
price of $0.24 per NFT Share in exchange for 1,379,310 common shares
of Pinetree at $0.87 per common share, representing a transaction
value of $1,200,000. 
The Company paid a finder's fee of $39,000 in connection 
with the
transaction. All securities issued under the Offering are subject to
a four-month hold period expiring May 12, 2013. The Offering is
subject to final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.  
The Company also announces it has granted a total of 520,000 options
to a director and employees/consultants of the Company. The options
are set at an exercise price of 21 cents and expire on January 22,
Project and Company Profile:  
Integra's Lamaque Gold Project is located in the heart of the Val
d'Or gold camp in the Province of Quebec, Canada, approximately 550
km northwest of Montreal. Quebec is rated one of the best mining
jurisdictions in the world. Infrastructure, human resources and
mining expertise are readily accessible. 
The Company's focus is to evaluate and enhance gold bearing zones
demonstrating the potential to increase existing resources. The
Lamaque project currently has an inferred and indicated gold resource
of 2,335,530 metric tonnes averaging 6.91 g/t Au for 518,643 ounces
("oz.") Au and 800,799 metric tonnes averaging 6.33 g/t Au for
162,962 oz. Au respectively. 
Stephen de Jong, CEO & President 
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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Certain
disclosure in this release, including statements regarding the
closing of the private placement, constitute forward-looking
statements. In making the forward-looking statements in this release,
the Company has applied certain factors and assumptions that are
based on the Company's current beliefs as well as assumptions made by
and information currently available to the Company, including that
the Company is able to obtain any government or other regulatory
approvals required to complete the private placement and Company's
planned exploration activities, that the Company is able to complete
the private placement, that the Company is able to procure personnel,
equipment and supplies required for its exploration activities in
sufficient quantities and on a timely basis and that actual results
of exploration activities are consistent with management's
expectations. Although the Company considers these assumptions to be
reasonable based on information currently available to it, they may
prove to be incorrect, and the forward-looking statements in this
release are subject to numerous risks, uncertainties and other
factors that may cause future results to differ materially from those
expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Such risk
factors include, among others, that the private placement will not be
completed, that actual results of the Company's exploration
activities will be different than those expected by management and
that the Company will be unable to obtain or will experience delays
in obtaining any required government approvals or be unable to
procure required equipment and supplies in sufficient quantities and
on a timely basis. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance
on forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and
expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to, update or revise
any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.  
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
news release. 
Integra Gold Corp.
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