Vancouver, Canada – Tinka Resources Limited (“Tinka” or the “Company”) (TSXV: TK) (BVL: TK) (OTCPK: TKRFF) announces that its common shares have been listed for trading on the Lima Stock Exchange (“BVL”). Trading will be conducted under the ticker symbol ‘TK’. Kallpa Securities S.A.B., an authorized and regulated securities broker in Peru, is acting as Tinka’s sponsoring broker.
Dr. Graham Carman, President & CEO, stated: “We are excited to be listing Tinka on the Lima stock exchange, at a time of rising zinc prices due to the fundamental shortage of zinc on world metal markets. We have confidence in the future of Peru and its mining industry. Central Peru is a world-class zinc producer, and at the Ayawilca project, Tinka has one of the largest zinc discoveries in the region in many years. Tinka will be joining a limited number of producing zinc companies already listed on the BVL. Having a local listing will provide an opportunity for investors in the region to own Tinka shares and participate in the future success of our company.”
The BVL is also a participant of the Mercado Integrado Latinoamericano (“MILA”). Through MILA, the BVL is increasingly integrated with the regional equity markets in Colombia, Chile and Mexico. Additional information about the BVL can be found at www.bvl.com.pe (in Spanish).
About Tinka Resources Limited
Tinka is an exploration and development company with its flagship property being the 100%-owned Ayawilca Property in the zinc-lead-silver belt of central Peru, 200 kilometres northeast of Lima. The Ayawilca Zinc Zone has an Inferred Mineral Resource of 18.8 Mt at 8.2% Zinc Eq, and a Tin Zone Inferred Mineral Resource of 5.4 Mt at 0.89% Tin Eq, both open for expansion (May 25, 2016). The Silver Zone at Colquipucro, 2 km north of the Zinc Zone, has Indicated Mineral Resources of 2.9 Mt at 112g/t Ag for 10.4 Moz Ag and Inferred Mineral Resources of 2.2 Mt at 105g/t Ag for 7.5 Moz Ag hosted by oxidized silver-rich lenses less than 80 metres from surface (Feb. 26, 2015). The qualified person, Dr. Graham Carman, Tinka’s President and CEO, and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, has reviewed and verified the technical contents of this release.
On behalf of the Board,
Dr. Graham Carman, President & CEO
Forward Looking Statements: Certain information in this news release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws (collectively “forward-looking statements”). All statements, other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs and expectations of Tinka as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to Tinka’s management. Such statements reflect the current risks, uncertainties and assumptions related to certain factors including, without limitations, the Company’s expectations regarding the listing on the BVL, the Company’s expectations regarding mineral resource calculations, capital and other costs varying significantly from estimates, production rates varying from estimates, changes in world metal markets, changes in equity markets, uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed in the future, equipment failure, unexpected geological conditions, imprecision in resource estimates or metal recoveries, success of future development initiatives, competition, operating performance, environmental and safety risks, community relations, and other development and operating risks. Should any one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should any underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein. Although Tinka believes that assumptions inherent in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and accordingly undue reliance should not be put on such statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein. Except as may be required by applicable securities laws, Tinka disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement.
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