Callinan Announces Quarterly Royalty Payments and Announces 2012 Annual General Meeting

TSXV: CAA

VANCOUVER, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Callinan Royalties Corporation has received interim quarterly royalty payments totaling $3,359,471.50 from HudBay Minerals Inc.

The royalty payments include a payment of $ 3,238,004.00 from the 6⅔% Net Profits Interest Royalty and $121,467.50 from the production royalty of $0.25 per ton of ore for the quarter ended September 30, 2012.

The Net Profits Interest payment represents 75% of an estimate by HudBay Minerals Inc. The remaining 25% is paid annually, in mid-July, 130 business days after the financial year end of HudBay Minerals Inc.as per the agreement.

The quarterly payments are due to Callinan's royalty interests on lands that include the 777 Mine at Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada, which is the principal mining operation of HudBay Minerals Inc.

Additionally, the Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11 a.m. (PST) at the offices of Boughton Law Corporation, 700 - 595 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V7X 1S8.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors,

Roland Butler

Roland Butler, CEO

About Callinan Royalties

Callinan Royalties is a Canadian company that creates and acquires mineral royalties.  The company uses its royalty income to provide alternative financing options to mineral exploration and development companies with attractive projects.  Callinan's strategy is to create shareholder value over the long term by generating a portfolio of profitable mineral royalties.

The Corporation currently has two producing royalties. Callinan holds a 6⅔% net profits interest royalty and a $0.25 per ton production royalty on lands that include the 777 Mine owned by HudBay Minerals Inc. located in Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada as well as the adjacent 777 North Mine scheduled for production in 2012. Callinan also holds the 777 Deeps (War Baby) property and an associated royalty option on the property, which is located adjacent to the 777 Mine.

Callinan is a dividend paying Tier 1 company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol CAA.  The Corporation has a strong financial position with no debt, approximately $29 million in cash and approximately 48.2 million shares outstanding.

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information

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.   Certain of the information presented in this News Release may constitute "forward-looking statements" or "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation (together referred to as "forward-looking statements"). The forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including any delays in the receipt of consents or approvals. Although Callinan Royalties has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate as 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 contained in this News Release and in any document referred to in this News Release. Forward-looking statements are made based on management's beliefs, estimates and opinions on the date the statements are made and Callinan Royalties undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if these beliefs, estimates and opinions or other circumstances should change, except as required by applicable law.


SOURCE: Callinan Royalties Corporation

For further information:

please visit www.callinan.com or contact:

Roland Butler, CEO
Callinan Royalties Corporation
+1 709 535 3433
shareholder@callinan.com

Tamara Edwards, CFO
Callinan Royalties Corporation
+1 604 605 0885
shareholder@callinan.com

Corporate Office:
1110 - 555 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada, V6B 4N4