Valley High Mining Company Executes Gold Production Joint Venture Agreement

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Valley High Mining Company (OTCQB:VHMC) (the "Company" or "Valley High") is pleased to announce that it has executed a binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire an interest in a Joint Venture Agreement (the "Agreement"). The LOI will see Valley High become Joint Venture owner of a current producing Alluvial Gold project in the Madre de Dios area of the Amazon River basin.

The Agreement provides that Valley High shall contribute up to $500,000.00 USD in direct investment into the producing project. The entire investment will be allocated to acquiring assets enabling the increase of gold production from current levels to commercial standards.

Valley High CEO Michel Van Herrweghe stated: "The Madre de Dios project" is an exceptionally rare opportunity for the company. The prospects of generating commercial levels of revenue from Madre de Dios will be evidenced in the near term. At the same time it further confirms the company's interest and ability to operate in Peru with its associations and local partners.

About Madre de Dios Project: Madre de Dios is a 400 hectare fully permitted alluvial concession in current production. Located in the prolific Amazon River basin of Peru, approx 108 kilometres from Puerto Maldonado and easily accessed from the Trans- Oceanic Highway which crosses the Andean watershed.

About Valley High: The Company has a continued focus on the evaluation, acquisition, exploration and development of mineral resource properties in Peru. The Madre de Dios Project will represent the first revenue producing property for the company. Valley High has made other capital expenditure(s) in Peru and has several other projects which are currently under review.

For further information, please visit the Company's web site: or

Michel Van Herrweghe, President

Forward-Looking Statements

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CONTACT: Michel Van Herrweghe Phone Number: 1-303-647-1914 info@valleyhighmining.comSource:Valley High Mining Company