News Release

Vulcan Minerals Inc. $1,000,000 Financing Closes

St. John’s – Newfoundland – Vulcan Minerals Inc. (“the Company” TSX-V: VUL), the Company is pleased to announce that it has closed the $1,000,000 financing announced on April 18, 2008. The financing consisted of 1,666,667 units at a price of $0.60 per unit, each unit consisting of one common share, subject to a 4-month hold period (September 8, 2008), and one-half of a share purchase warrant. Each whole share purchase warrant will entitle the owner to purchase one common share of the company at $0.80 to May 7, 2009. A finder’s fee has been paid to Power One Capital Markets Limited in the form of cash of $63,000 and 105,000 warrants to purchase 105,000 common shares of the company at $0.80 until May 7, 2009. The proceeds will be used primarily for working capital with an allocation made towards an evaluation of the company’s potash and salt resource in western Newfoundland. The financing is subject to final TSX Venture Exchange approval.

For information please contact Mr. Patrick Laracy, President of Vulcan Minerals Inc. Phone: (709) 754-3186, Fax: (709) 754-3946, or

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