Roca Mines Inc.

 Fri Jul 29, 2011
ROCA Reports Third Quarter Results

 Vancouver, British Columbia: Roca Mines Inc. (TSX-V: ROK) ("Roca" or "the Company") has released its financial results for the three and nine months ended May 31, 2011. All dollar amounts are stated in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated. The information in this news release and the selected financial information should be read in conjunction with the interim consolidated financial statements, and management discussion and analysis, for the period ended May 31, 2011, which will be available at Roca's website at

During the nine months ended May 31, 2011, the Company recorded production revenues of $853,628 (2010 - $13,410,199) and a net loss of $3,269,580 (2010 - $1,884,872). In the current year, the MAX molybdenum mine and mill operated for only a small portion of the operating period (16 days) and incurred temporary shutdown and rehabilitation costs of $2,182,542 (2010 - Nil). The Max Molybdenum Mine has had a sustained shutdown due to instability that occurred in September of 2010. During the nine months ended May 31, 2011, crews conducted significant rehabilitation work at MAX along with geotechnical investigations to assess conditions and plan new mining activities.

Summary Consolidated Statements of Operations and Loss

Three months ended
May 31, 2011
Nine months ended
May 31, 2011
Total Revenues
Cost of sales
Depletion, amortization, accretion
Mining Loss
Temporary shutdown and rehabilitation costs
General & Administrative
Loss from Operations
Exchange gain (loss) and other income (loss)
Net Loss for the Year
Loss per Share -- Basic and Diluted

"David Skerlec"
David J. Skerlec - Chief Financial Officer

For further information contact:
Tel: 604-684-2900
Fax: 604-684-2902
Email: [email protected]

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