Colt Appoints Jean Depatie to the Board of Directors and Announces Administrative Changes

Trading Symbols:    (TSXV: GTP)
(FSE: PO1)
(OTCQX: COLTF)

MONTREAL, Feb. 18 /CNW Telbec/ -

Appointment of Jean Depatie to the Board of Directors

Colt Resources Inc. ("Colt" or the "Company") (TSXV: GTP) (FSE: PO1) (OTCQX: COLTF) is pleased to announce that Mr. Jean Depatie has joined its Board of Directors. In addition to being a member of Colt's Advisory Board for the past 3 years, Mr. Depatie has over 35 years of national and international experience in economic geology. He has worked in over 15 countries and acted as a consultant for organizations such as the United Nations, the World Bank, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Asian Development Bank, Banco Interamericano, the Canadian International Development Agency and Quebec's Ministry of Natural Resources. Since 1981, he has been working as president or vice president or director of several mining companies including Cambiex, Novicourt, Noranda Group, Glamis Gold, Richmont Mines, Alexis Minerals, Louvem Mines and Sulliden Explorations. Mr. Depatie sits on the board of directors of several mining companies including Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Inc. and Trinity Mining A.G. of Switzerland. He is currently president of Decamines Inc. of Montreal.

Vice President, Operations (Portugal) - João Carlos Gaspar de Sousa

Colt is also pleased to announce that Mr. João Carlos Gaspar de Sousa has joined the Company as its Vice President of Operations, Portugal. He comes to Colt from having worked as the senior project geologist of Genius Mineira, Lda., an Angolan company. He is a Senior Exploration Geologist with 28 years of experience including 5 years as the Country Manager for Iberian Resources Portugal (the former owner of Colt's Montemor project), more than 2 years with Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, S.A. and its subsidiary, 13 years with Rio Tinto and 5 years with Lundin Mining Corporation (EuroZinc Mining Corp.) which owns the "Neves-Corvo" copper mine in Portugal. Mr. Gaspar de Sousa has a Geological degree from Faculdade de Ciências de Lisboa.

Retail Investor Relations Program

Colt is pleased to announce that it has retained the services of Renmark Financial Communications Inc. to handle its retail investor relations activities.

"We are pleased to announce that we have selected Renmark to reinforce Colt Resources profile in the financial community and enhance the visibility of our project portfolio. We chose Renmark because its standards and methodologies fit best with the message we wish to communicate to the investing public," noted Nikolas Perrault, President and CEO of Colt Resources Inc.

In consideration of the services to be provided, the Company has an agreement commencing in February 2011 to pay a monthly retainer of $7,000 to Renmark Financial Communications Inc.

Renmark Financial Communications does not have any interest, directly or indirectly, in Colt Resources Inc. or its securities, or any right or intent to acquire such an interest.

About Colt Resources Inc.

Colt Resources Inc. is a Canadian junior exploration company engaged in acquiring, exploring, and developing mineral properties with an emphasis on gold and tungsten. It is currently focused on advanced stage exploration projects in Portugal, where it is the second largest lease holder of mineral concessions.

Colt is presently 51% owner and operator of the advanced stage Montemor gold project located in southern Portugal for which it is currently in the process of obtaining an Experimental Mining License with the Direcção-Geral de Energia e Geologia, a division of the Portuguese Ministry of Economy and Innovation. Colt is on a clear path to 100% ownership of this project (see August 10 and October 13, 2010 press releases: http://www.coltresources.com/sites/default/files/news_releases_en/colt-08102010-en.pdf and http://www.coltresources.com/sites/default/files/news_releases_en/colt-10132010-en.pdf).

In late 2010, Colt initiated a definition drilling campaign on the Tabuaço tungsten project located on the Company's 100% owned Armamar-Meda concession in northern Portugal. A total of 1530 m of drilling is planned and this will lead to an initial resources estimate by Q3 2011 (see November 29, 2010 press release: http://www.coltresources.com/sites/default/files/news_releases_en/colt-11292010-en.pdf).

At the Penedono gold project, located on the Company's Penedono concession in northern Portugal, a trench and drill program is currently underway to test near surface gold mineralization at the Turgueira prospect (see October 28, 2010 press release: http://www.coltresources.com/sites/default/files/news_releases_en/colt-10282010-en.pdf).

The Company also holds a large base metals concession, Santa Margarida do Sado, in southern Portugal, located in the Iberian Pyrite Belt ("IPB") a 60 km wide by 250 km long mineralized belt that extends from the SW coast of Portugal to Spain. This world class massive sulphide environment has been explored for many years and a number of important mines have been discovered and exploited for copper, lead, zinc, locally including silver and gold. The IPB is host to 5 giant sulphide (VMS) deposits. Two of these occur in Portugal, namely Neves Corvo and Aljustrel, and are located 75 and 35 km SE, respectively, of Santa Margarida. Colt filed a NI 43-101 technical report on the Santa Margarida do Sado property on February 14, 2011 (see February 16, 2011 press release: http://www.coltresources.com/sites/default/files/news_releases_en/colt-02162011-en.pdf.)

Portugal is a mining friendly member country of the European Union (EU) with easy access, excellent infrastructure and available labour force. Colt maintains excellent government relationships at both state and municipal levels. The company is currently reviewing potential EU financial incentive programs.

SRK Consulting (U.S.) Inc. has been awarded a broad mandate to provide overall technical assistance to Colt in Portugal and will be producing several NI 43-101 compliant reports as projects progress (see January 18, 2011 press release: http://www.coltresources.com/sites/default/files/news_releases_en/colt-01182011-en.pdf).

Jeffrey Volk, Msc, CPG, FAusIMM, SRK Consulting (U.S.) Inc., is the independent qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 for Colt's Portuguese projects.

The Company's shares trade on the TSX-V, symbol: GTP; the OTCQX, symbol: COLTF; and Frankfurt Stock Exchange, symbol: P01.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: Certain of the information contained in this news release may contain "forward-looking information".  Forward-looking information and statements may include, among others, statements regarding the future plans, costs, objectives or performance of Colt Resources Inc. (the "Company"), or the assumptions underlying any of the foregoing.  In this news release, words such as "may", "would", "could", "will", "likely", "believe", "expect", "anticipate", "intend", "plan", "estimate" and similar words and the negative form thereof are used to identify forward-looking statements.  Forward-looking statements should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of whether, or the times at or by which, such future performance will be achieved.  Forward-looking statements and information are based on information available at the time and/or management's good-faith belief with respect to future events and are subject to known or unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other unpredictable factors, many of which are beyond the Company's control.  These risks, uncertainties and assumptions include, but are not limited to, those described under "Risk Factors" in the Company's annual information form dated February 14, 2011 available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in any forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, nor does the Company undertake any obligation, to update or revise any forward-looking information or statements contained in this news release to reflect subsequent information, events or circumstances or otherwise, except if required by applicable laws.

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 release.

SOURCE COLT RESOURCES INC.

For further information:

Nikolas Perrault, 
President & CEO
Colt Resources Inc.
Tel:  (514) 317-6301
Fax: (514) 317-6302
info@coltresources.com 
 
 

 

 

 
Helen Bilhete,
Director Investor Relations
Colt Resources Inc.
Tel:  (514) 317-6301
Fax: (514) 317-6302
info@coltresources.com

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