International Tower Hill Mines Grants Options
January 3, 2012
Vancouver, B.C……..International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. (“ITH” or the “Company”) - (TSX: ITH, NYSE-A: THM, Frankfurt: IW9) announces that, pursuant to its 2006 Incentive Stock Option Plan, it has granted options to purchase up to 650,000 common shares to a senior officer. The options are exercisable at a price of $4.43 per share for a period of 5 years ending on January 3, 2017 and vest as to 216,666 shares on January 3, 2012, 216,666 shares on January 3, 2013 and the balance on January 3, 2014.
About International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.
International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. controls a 100% interest in the world-class Livengood Gold Project accessible by paved highway 70 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska. In 2012 ITH is focused on the rapid advancement of the Livengood project into a compelling potential development scenario while it continues to expand its current resource and explore its 145 km2 district for new deposits.
On behalf of
International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.
(signed) James Komadina
James J. Komadina
Chief Executive Officer
Shirley Zhou, Vice-President - Corporate Communications
Phone: 1-888-770-7488 (toll free) or (604) 638-3247/Fax: (604) 408-7499