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Vertex Resource Group Ltd. Becomes A Member of the 8020 Community

Vertex Resource Group Ltd. (Vertex or the Company) is pleased to announce that it has recently become a member of the 8020 Connect community. 8020 Connect (www.8020connect.com) is the investment industry’s newest and most trusted investor community. The investor platform is developed to deliver corporate information to shareholders, investment industry experts and like-minded investors, while enabling group members to interact with one another and with the corporation’s management team.

Through the 8020 Connect shareholder and investor platform, Vertex can communicate its corporate message and update advancements and financial information to all shareholders and investors in a timely and effective fashion. The 8020 Connect provides a monitored and professional environment, allowing the company to respond to questions and manage group conversations. The 8020 Connect platform and services will provide Vertex an opportunity to expand its audience to other interested investors and industry experts worldwide.

Looking for a new way to be informed? Join our Investor Group on 8020Connect and view Vertex’s Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results and associated Management’s Discussion and Analysis:

Vertex Resource Group Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Vertex Resource Group Ltd. Management’s Discussion and Analysis

ABOUT VERTEX

Established in 1976, Vertex has grown to become a leading provider of environmental and industrial services. Headquartered in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Vertex employs a staff of approximately 800 employees that service a wide array of customers in industries such as oil and gas, utilities, telecommunication, forestry, agriculture and government. Vertex’s management team is comprised of industry veterans with a successful track record for industry consolidation and opportunistic acquisitions. Vertex principally operates in western Canada and maintains a presence in select locations in the United States.

ABOUT 8020 Connect

8020 Connect is a social and interactive investment community which expands the way shareholders and interested investors access and gather information from public corporations. Built as a hybrid social media and shareholder and management engagement platform, corporations can direct the flow of information to prospective and existing investors through both static and dynamic content. This will allow public companies to build their investment brand and investor awareness while maintaining digital media compliance in a growing online investment community.

For further information: Please contact Terry Stephenson, President and CEO, or Michael Zvonkovic, CFO, Vertex Resource Group Ltd., 780-464-3295.

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

Certain statements contained in this news release, such as the Company’s expectations regarding its results and the impact of its cost controls, and diversification efforts for the remainder of the year, constitute “forward-looking information” as such term is used in applicable Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information is based on plans, expectations and estimates of management at the date the information is provided and is subject to certain factors and assumptions, including, that the Company’s financial condition and development plans do not change as a result of unforeseen events, that the Company’s expectation regarding the impact of its costs controls and diversification efforts are accurate and assumptions regarding future commodity prices, exchange rates and demand for the Company’s services. Forward-looking information is subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause plans, estimates and actual results to vary materially from those projected in such forward-looking information. Factors that could cause the forward-looking information in this news release to change or to be inaccurate include, but are not limited to, the risk that any of the assumptions referred to prove not to be valid or reliable, that occurrences such as those referred to above are realized and result in delays, or cessation in planned work, that the Company’s financial condition and development plans change, as well as the other risks and uncertainties applicable to the provision of environmental and industrial services and to the Company as set forth in the Company’s Filing Statement in respect of the Transaction filed under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements, other than as required by applicable law.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.