Tintina commences geotechnical testwork at the Black Butte Copper Project, Montana, USA

VANCOUVER, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Tintina Resources Inc. ("Tintina" or the "Company") (TSX-V: TAU) (OTCQX: TINTF) is pleased to announce commencement of a geotechnical drilling program at the Company's flagship Black Butte Copper Project, located in central Montana, USA.

The drilling of twenty shallow drill holes will provide a comprehensive data set for understanding the nature of the regolith (loose material above bedrock) and bedrock for construction footings and cut and fill calculations, as well as a more detailed understanding of the bedrock geology of the construction sites.

Jerry Zieg, Vice President Exploration, commented "The data collected from this drilling is critical for proper siting and construction of our mine facilities. Our goal is to ensure the highest safety standard possible; this information is important for properly designing facilities that will withstand geological hazards.  The data set will also help in identification of any site material suitable for construction purposes."  

Bruce Hooper, President & CEO, said "The drilling is part of developing a high quality project based on robust scientific data and 'doing it right from the start'."

ABOUT TINTINA RESOURCES INC.

Tintina Resources Inc. is a growth company focused on the exploration, development, and mining of its 100% owned flagship property, the Black Butte Copper project in central Montana, USA. The Company is led by a highly experienced executive management team that has a successful track record of building shareholder value through exploration, corporate finance, and mine development.

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.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Certain disclosures in this release constitute "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation, including statements regarding the Company's plans for advancing the Black Butte Copper Project and expected outcomes. In making the forward-looking statements in this release, the Company has applied certain factors and assumptions that the Company believes are reasonable, including that results of exploration and development activities are consistent with management's expectations.  However, the forward-looking statements in this release are subject to numerous risks, uncertainties and other factors relating to Tintina's operation as a mineral exploration and development company and the Black Butte Copper Project that may cause future results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements, including the risks that results of exploration and development activities will not be consistent with management's expectations.  There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Tintina does not intend, and expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to, update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

SOURCE Tintina Resources Inc.

For further information: Tintina Resources Inc., Mr. Bruce Hooper, President and Chief Executive Officer, (604) 628-1162, Email: info@tintinaresources.com

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