VANCOUVER, April 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Finlay Minerals Ltd. (TSXV: FYL) (the "Company") reports that Serengeti Resources Inc. ("Serengeti") has fulfilled the first anniversary financial requirements in regards to the option agreement of its ATTY Property.
The option agreement, which was entered into in March, 2018 (Reference: Finlay NR 01-18 dated March 5, 2018), has an 8 year term and is now in its second year. The Company looks forward to Serengeti's summer program on the ATTY with a minimum of $875,000 of work to be conducted.
The results of the 2018 field work conducted by Serengeti on the ATTY identified 4 drill targets - one of which confirmed and expanded the drill target identified by the Company's 2007 Titan IP geophysical survey.
The Company confirms that, per the option agreement, ownership of the ATTY Property does not get transferred unless and until such time as all the financial consideration of $1.85 million and work commitments of $12 million have been met by Serengeti.
The Company further announces the appointment of Ilona Barakso Lindsay as Vice President, Corporate Relations. Ms. Lindsay has worked for the Company for over 10 years and has been responsible for tenure management, accounting, corporate administration and recently, financings. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of British Columbia and is a director in the Barakso family companies.
About Finlay Minerals Ltd.
Finlay is a TSX Venture Exchange company focused on exploration for base and precious metal deposits in northern British Columbia. The Company's properties are:
- the Silver Hope Property which includes porphyry copper-molybdenum mineralization discovered in 2010, along with three silver-copper mineralized zones, in a contiguous trend with the mined-out deposits of the former Equity Silver Mine (71 million oz. silver, 185 million lbs. copper and 508,000 oz. gold; Reference: http://minfile.gov.bc.ca/Summary.aspx?minfilno=093L++001). The Silver Hope Property surrounds the former Equity Silver Mine;
- the ATTY Property which is contiguous to the north side of the Kemess East deposit and adjacent to the Kemess Underground deposit of Centerra Gold Inc. and which was recently optioned to Serengeti Resources Inc. (Finlay NR 01-18 dated March 5, 2018), and
- the PIL Property, which is adjacent to Sable Resource's Baker Mine, has nine known mineralized zones including the recently discovered and expanded Pillar East gold-silver structural system. The Company is focused on the discovery of copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry systems on the PIL Property.
Finlay Minerals Ltd. trades under the symbol "FYL" on the TSX Venture Exchange. For further information and details please visit the Company's website at www.finlayminerals.com
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Robert F. Brown, P.Eng.
President & CEO
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Forward-Looking Information: This news release includes certain "forward-looking information" and "forward-looking statements" (collectively, "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. All statements in this news release that address events or developments that we expect to occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, although not always, identified by words such as "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "project", "target", "potential", "schedule", "forecast", "budget", "estimate", "intend" or "believe" and similar expressions or their negative connotations, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could", "should" or "might" occur. All such forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management as of the date such statements are made. Forward-looking statements in this news release include statements regarding, among others, the exploration plans for the ATTY Property. Although Finlay believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploration successes, and continued availability of capital and financing and general economic, market or business conditions. These forward-looking statements are based on a number of assumptions including, among other things, assumptions regarding general business and economic conditions, the timing and receipt of regulatory and governmental approvals, the ability of Finlay and other parties to satisfy stock exchange and other regulatory requirements in a timely manner, the availability of financing for Finlay's proposed transactions and programs on reasonable terms, and the ability of third party service providers to deliver services in a timely manner. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Finlay does not assume any obligation to update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.
SOURCE Finlay Minerals Ltd.
For further information: Finlay Minerals Ltd., John Barakso, Chairman of the Board, Tel: 604-684-3099, [email protected]