HALIFAX, Feb. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Zonte Metals Inc or the "Company" announces it has, pursuant to the company's rolling stock option plan, granted incentive stock options to its directors, officers, employees and consultants to purchase an aggregate of up to 1,325,000 common shares. The stock options have a five year term, subject to an 18-month vesting period and have an exercise price of $0.28 per share.
Zonte Metals Inc. is a junior explorer focused on gold and copper. The Company holds the Wings Point Gold Project which is a drill ready project in Newfoundland and Labrador and has signed an Option Agreement to acquire 100% of the McConnells Jest project, in the Tintina Gold Belt, located in the Yukon Territory, which is composed of 172 claims totaling approximately 3371 hectares. In addition, the Company and a Colombian partner have an application over open areas sitting on top of the open pit outline of the Gramalote Deposit in Colombia, which is held by AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) and B2Gold (TSX: BTO, NYSE: BTG). The title issuance is being contested by the state governing the application and the Company has started legal action to protect its rights.
This news release contains forward-looking statements which include statements regarding the Company's future plans, as well as statements regarding financial and business prospects and the Company's future plans, objectives or economic performance and financial outlooks. The Company believes that the expectations reflected in this news release are reasonable but actual results may be affected by a variety of variables and may be materially different from the results or events predicted in the forward-looking statements. Readers are therefore cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.
In evaluating forward-looking statements readers should consider the risk factors which could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof, and unless otherwise required by applicable securities laws, the Company does not intend nor does it undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.
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For further information: Terry Christopher, CEO and President, 902-405-3520, email@example.com, www.zontemetals.com