Tinka Appoints Vice President Exploration

VANCOUVER, Jan. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Tinka Resources Limited (the "Company"), (TSXV:TK) (Frankfurt:TLD) (OTCPK:TKRFF), is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Mr. John Nebocat (P.Eng.) to the position of Vice President Exploration. Mr. Nebocat has been working with the Company as an independent technical consultant since 2003.

Mr. Nebocat graduated from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, Butte, Montana with a BSc. Geological Engineering (Honours) in 1984. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and also the Geological Association of Canada. Since 1993 Mr. Nebocat has operated as private consultant to various junior resource companies with experience in Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico, Sweden, Finland and Canada. Prior to this he worked for the B.C. Department of Mines & Petroleum Resources and Newmont Exploration of Canada Limited

Mr Carter said: "We are extremely pleased that John has agreed to join the Company on a full time basis. John has been involved with the Company since 2003 and during this time has overseen the exploration of the Company's flagship projects, Colquipucro and Ayawilca.

On behalf of the Board,

"Andrew Carter"
Andrew Carter, President & CEO

Forward Looking Statements This Company Press Release contains certain "forward-looking" statements and information relating to the Company that are based on the beliefs of the Company's management as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company's management.  Such statements reflect the current risks, uncertainties and assumptions related to certain factors including, without limitations, competitive factors, general economic conditions, customer relations, relationships with vendors and strategic partners, the interest rate environment, governmental regulation and supervision, seasonality, technological change, changes in industry practices, and one-time events.  Should any one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should any underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein.

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SOURCE: Tinka Resources Limited

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