Further Delay at Big Trout Lake Property

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Platinex Inc. reports that its Big Trout Lake project is further delayed as Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation (KI) seeks consultation with Government. As of this morning Platinex's efforts to achieve direct contact with the Provincial Minister of Northern Development and Mines have not been answered. The Company is continuing with efforts to work with KI to find a mutually acceptable way forward while issues with Government are resolved.


Platinex is seeking reparation for damages and actions will be announced in due course.


With the inclusion of newly acquired leases, the known length of high potential platinum bearing chromium reefs has been extended to 12 km. A qualifying report is being prepared by RJ Burnside Engineering to assess the extent and grade of the chromium deposits.


About Platinex Inc.


Platinex is a Canadian exploration company based near Toronto. Platinex focuses on carefully selected Platinum Group Element targets in settings with potential for the discovery of multi-million-ounce deposits, analogous to the JM reef (Stillwater Complex, Montana) and the Merensky and UG2 reefs (Bushveld Complex, RSA), each of which contain resources of PGEs in the tens or hundreds of millions of ounces. The Company is currently exploring on its Big Trout Lake Property in Northern Ontario, approximately 580 km (350 miles) north of Thunder Bay. Shares of Platinex became listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on November 4, 2005, under the symbol PTX. Platinex has 14,271,173 common shares issued and outstanding.


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TSX Venture closing price for Platinex Inc Date: 2006/03/03 Closing Price: 0.250




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