Temporary Suspension


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



ECR notes recent press speculation regarding the results of the drilling programme at its El Abra prospect within the Company's Sierra de las Minas gold project area in La Rioja Province, Argentina.

The Company confirms it has received assay results in respect of some holes of the programme, is in the process of analysing these results and intends to make an announcement in this regard as soon as possible. Pending this announcement, the Company has requested a temporary suspension of trading in the Company's shares.


For further information please contact:

ECR Minerals plc
Patrick Harford, Executive Chairman
Stephen Clayson, Director & Chief Financial Officer
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Daniel Stewart & Company plc
Paul Shackleton/Tessa Smith/David Hart Tel: +44 (0) 20 7776 6550
Old Park Lane Capital plc
Michael Parnes Tel: +44 (0) 20 7493 8188
Blythe Weigh Communications
Matthew Neal/Tim Blythe/Paul Weigh Tel: +44 (0)20 7138 3204
Barry Kaplan Associates
Larry Kaplan Tel: +1 732 747 0702