OROE’s Subsidiary Company Has Entered Into A Profit Sharing Agreement With Shenzhen Citic International Travel Company To Expand Into Tourism, Hosting The Public At Historic Oro East Gold Mine Sites

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 17, 2015 — Oro East Mining, Inc. (OROE) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the launch of a wholly owned subsidiary, Golden Steps, LLC, with Tian Q. Chen, the Chief Executive Officer of the Company serving as the managing member for the new business venture (“the LLC”).

The LLC has entered into collaborations with Shenzhen Citic International Travel Co. Ltd. (“Shenzhen CITC”), a Chinese limited liability company, a business specializing in international sightseeing tours for Chinese nationals, to set up a tourist attraction along Route 49 in California, including Company held mine sites, to offer tourists a view of the history and legacy of California gold mining (“49er Historical Gold Rush Tour”). The 49er Historical Gold Rush Tour will stop at Company held mine sites as members of the Company provide historic information about the Chinese American experience during the California Gold Rush in the 1800s.

The LLC and Shenzhen CITC entered into a Profit Sharing Agreement on November 9, 2015 to memorialize the collaboration. The LLC will have secured rights from the Company to enter certain secured areas of the Company’s mine sites. At this time the projected aim is to develop certain unused areas of the sites that can be used to house tourists, build recreation centers, or cultural museums in furtherance of the 49er Historical Gold Rush Tour collaboration.

To learn more about Oro East Mining, Inc., please visit the company website at http://www.oroeast.com. Telephone: (510) 638-5000 E-mail: invest@oroeast.com

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