Monday, December 19th, 2011 - Laramide:
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Laramide Resources Ltd. ("Laramide" or the "Company") announces a proposed non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") of up to 2,500,000 units (the "Units") of the Company at a price of $0.80 per Unit, for aggregate gross proceeds of $2.0 million.

Each Unit will consist of one common share (a "Common Share") of the Company and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each full warrant a "Warrant") with each Warrant entitling the holder to purchase an additional Common Share of the Company at an exercise price of $1.00 per Common Share for a period of 2 years from the closing date of the Offering.

The closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about December 29, 2011 and is subject to the completion of formal documentation and receipt of regulatory approval, including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Units will be offered on a private placement basis and will be subject to a four-month hold period. Insiders of the Company will be participating in the Offering for approximately 25% of the issue.

The Company plans to use the proceeds of the Offering to fund its Westmoreland project in Australia, the La Sal project in Utah, U.S and for general corporate purposes.

To learn more about Laramide, please visit the Company's website at www.laramide.com.

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Laramide is engaged in the exploration and development of high-quality uranium assets. Its wholly owned uranium assets are in Australia and the United States. Laramide's portfolio of advanced uranium projects have been chosen for their production potential. Its flagship project, Westmoreland, in Queensland, Australia, is one of the largest projects currently held by a junior mining company. Its U.S. assets include La Jara Mesa in Grants, New Mexico, the URI Royalty in Churchrock, New Mexico, and La Sal in the Lisbon Valley district of Utah. Its portfolio also includes joint venture, strategic equity positions and royalty participation in uranium development and exploration companies that provide additional geographic diversification and uranium exposure for shareholders.

This press release contains forward-looking statements. The actual results could differ materially from a conclusion, forecast or projection in the forward-looking information. Certain material factors or assumptions were applied in drawing a conclusion or making a forecast or projection as reflected in the forward-looking information.

Contacts:
Laramide Resources Ltd.
Marc Henderson
President and CEO
Toronto, Canada
+1 (416) 599 7363

Laramide Resources Ltd.
Greg Ferron
Vice President, Corp Dev
Toronto, Canada
+1 (416) 599 7363

Laramide Resources Ltd.
Peter Mullens
Vice President and Director
Brisbane, Australia
+61 (07) 3831 3407
www.Laramide.com
Laramide Resources Ltd: Peter Mullens Vice President and Director Brisbane, Australia
P: +61 (07) 3831 3407
W: www.Laramide.com

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