ECR MINERALS plc
(“ECR Minerals”, “ECR” or the “Company”)
US OTC: MTGDY
LONDON: 14 APRIL 2014 - ECR Minerals plc is pleased to announce that further to its announcement of 2 April 2014, reverse circulation (RC) drilling commenced at the Itogon gold-silver project in the Philippines on 12 April 2014.
Completion of this phase of drilling, which is to consist of seven RC holes totalling 1,050m, is expected by the end of April 2014 and assay results are expected to be available by the end of May 2014.
Additional details regarding drilling at the Itogon project are provided in the Company’s announcement dated 2 April 2014.
ECR is a mineral exploration and development company with, among other interests, the right to earn a 50% interest in the Itogon gold-silver project in the Philippines. Itogon is an advanced exploration project located in a gold and copper mining district on the island of Luzon in the north of the Philippines, and benefits from an extensive historical dataset.
ECR has a 100% interest in the Sierra de las Minas gold project in La Rioja Province, Argentina, the exploration strategy for which is to delineate multiple high grade, low tonnage deposits suitable for advancement to production on a relatively low capital, near term basis.
ECR holds a substantial minority stake in THEMAC Resources Group Ltd (TSX-V: MAC), which is focused on the development of the Copper Flat copper-molybdenum-gold-silver porphyry project in New Mexico, USA.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
|ECR Minerals plc|
|Paul Johnson, Non-Executive Chairman||Tel:||+44 (0)20 7929 1010|
|Stephen Clayson, Director & Chief Executive Officer|
|Daniel Stewart & Company plc|
|David Hart/James Thomas (Nominated Adviser)||Tel:||+44 (0)20 7776 6550|
|Colin Rowbury (Broker)|
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
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