Tinka updates Colquipucro drill program, Peru



    TSXv - TK; Frankfurt - TLD; Pinksheets - TKRFF

    VANCOUVER, Aug. 15 /CNW/ - Tinka Resources Limited (the "Company") (TSXv
- TK; Frankfurt - TLD; Pinksheets -TKRFF). Mr. Andrew Carter, President & CEO,
provides a progress report on the diamond drill exploration program currently
underway at the Company's 100% owned Colquipucro silver project, west-central
Peru.
    The Company has changed drilling contractors and retained the services of
Iguana Drilling Peru to complete the remaining seven holes of the drill
program. The new drill contractor is now on site in preparation for hole five.
    Four holes of the eleven hole diamond drill program, targeting known
surface and underground mineralization, have now been completed. All core has
been split, prepared for assay and delivered to Plenge Laboratories in Lima.
Samples have also been sent to International Plasma Labs in Vancouver for
check analysis. Results will be released as soon as they are available.
    The Company's Qualified Person as defined in National Instrument 43-101,
John Nebocat (P.Eng.), has reviewed and approved the contents of this press
release.

    On behalf of the Board,

    "Andrew Carter"
    Andrew Carter, President & CEO


    Forward Looking Statements. This Company press release contains certain
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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
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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. Neither the TSX
Venture Exchange nor the Frankfurt Deutsche Bvrse have reviewed the
information contained herein, and, therfore, do not accept responsibility for
the adequacy or accuracy of this release.





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For further information: Investor information contact: Nick L. Nicolaas
at (604) 657-4058 or email: nick@mininginteractive.com, website:
www.tinkaresources.com


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