VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/13 -- Zincore Metals Inc. (TSX: ZNC)(LMA: ZNC) ("Zincore", the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has appointed David Terry as Vice President of Exploration, effective immediately.
Zincore CEO and President, Jorge Benavides, stated, "We are very pleased to have a person of David's calibre join our team. His extensive experience in exploration and both project and corporate development will benefit the Company as we complete the pre-feasibility study at our Accha Zinc Oxide District project and seek to increase the mineral resource potential at our more than 60,000 hectares property package in the mining prolific Yauri-Andahuaylas region of southern Peru."
Dr. Terry is a professional geologist, senior executive and corporate director with more than 20 years' experience in the resource sector. During his career he has had significant experience in the acquisition, exploration and development of a wide spectrum of precious and base metal projects and deposits throughout North and South America, including Peru, Argentina, Colombia and Mexico. He has particular expertise in advanced project evaluations, acquisitions, and design and implementation of cost effective goal-oriented exploration programs.
Dr. Terry holds a B.Sc. and Ph.D. in geology from the University of Western Ontario and is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. In the course of his career, he has held management, senior executive and director positions with a number of public and private mineral resource companies and has worked with a number of senior producers including Boliden Limited, Westmin Resources Limited, Hemlo Gold Mines Inc., Cominco Limited and Gold Fields Mining Corporation.
Zincore is a Vancouver-based mineral exploration company focused mainly on zinc and related base metal opportunities in Peru. The Company's common shares trade on both the Toronto and Lima Stock Exchanges under the symbol ZNC. For more information, please see our website at www.zincoremetals.com.
Forward-looking Statements: Statements in this release that are forward-looking, in particular with regards to the potential of the Company's new and existing projects are subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific factors disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the Annual Information Form of Zincore dated March 22, 2013 which is filed with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available.
Zincore Metals Inc.
Manager, Investor Relations
(604) 669-6611 ext. 3
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