VANCOUVER, Feb. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Tinka Resources Limited ("Tinka" or the "Company") (TSXV & BVL: TK) (OTCPK: TKRFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Benedict ("Ben") McKeown to the role of non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tinka, effective immediately.
Mr. McKeown was appointed as a Board member in August 2017, and brings a wealth of experience from his 25 years of commercial, financial, strategic and technical experience including in iron ore, lithium, precious metals, base metals, and oil and gas. Mr. McKeown has served as independent director and chairman of the boards and board committees of numerous listed and unlisted companies.
Prior to this news release, the Company did not have a Chairman of the Board. Mr. McKeown's guidance and assessment will be instrumental in the advancement of the Company's growth and strategic objectives and in the next phase of development of the Company's mineral properties.
On behalf of the Board,
"Graham Carman" Dr. Graham Carman, President & CEO
About Tinka Resources Limited Tinka is an exploration and development company with its flagship property being the 100%-owned Ayawilca carbonate replacement deposit (CRD) in the zinc-lead-silver belt of central Peru, 200 kilometres northeast of Lima. The Ayawilca Zinc Zone Inferred Mineral Resource estimate now consists of 42.7 Mt at 6.0 % zinc, 0.2 % lead, 17 g/t silver & 79 g/t indium, and a Tin Zone Inferred Mineral Resource of 10.5 Mt at 0.63 % tin, 0.23 % copper & 12 g/t silver (Nov. 8, 2017, release). Drilling for resource extensions and the testing of new targets is ongoing.
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SOURCE Tinka Resources Limited
For further information: Investor Information: www.tinkaresources.com; Rob Bruggeman, 1.416.884.3556, [email protected]; Company Contact: Mariana Bermudez, 1.604.699.0202, [email protected]