Update on Due Diligence

ECR MINERALS plc
(“ECR Minerals”, “ECR” or the “Company”)

 

AIM: ECR

US OTC: MTGDY

 

LONDON: 20 FEBRUARY 2015 - ECR Minerals plc is pleased to advise that further to the Company’s announcement dated 18 December 2014, due diligence in respect of Mae Fah Mining Co., Ltd (“Mae Fah”) and the Phang Nga lithium-tantalum-tin project in Thailand is continuing, and a two week extension to the due diligence period has been agreed.

This extension is primarily to allow for the receipt and interpretation of assay results from sampling carried out at Phang Nga in January 2015.  The due diligence period now expires on 2 March 2015.

 

ABOUT ECR

ECR is a mineral exploration and development company with, among other interests, the right to earn a 50% interest in the Itogon gold project in the Philippines. Itogon is an advanced exploration project located in a gold and copper mining district in the north of the Philippines.

ECR has a 100% interest in the SLM gold project in La Rioja Province, Argentina, the exploration strategy for which is to delineate multiple medium to high grade, low tonnage deposits suitable for advancement to production on a relatively low capital, near term basis.

ECR continues to review potential new investments on a highly selective basis, with a concentration on precious, base and strategic metals projects in Asia and South America.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

 

ECR Minerals plc  Tel: +44 (0)20 7929 1010
Paul Johnson, Non-Executive Chairman    
Stephen Clayson, Director & Chief Executive Officer    
 Richard (Dick) Watts, Technical Director     
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 Website: www.ecrminerals.com    
     
Cairn Financial Advisers LLP  Tel:  +44 (0)20 7148 7900
Nominated Adviser    
Jo Turner/Emma Earl    
     
Daniel Stewart & Company plc  Tel:  +44 (0)20 7776 6550
Broker    
Colin Rowbury    

 

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

This announcement may include forward looking statements. Such statements may be subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and therefore actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward looking statements. Any forward looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date hereof (unless stated otherwise) and, except as may be required by applicable laws or regulations (including the AIM Rules for Companies), the Company disclaims any obligation to update or modify such forward looking statements as a result of new information, future events or for any other reason.