Change of Advisors

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AIM: ECR

US OTC: MTGDY

ECR MINERALS plc

(“ECR Minerals”, “ECR” or the “Company”)

CHANGE OF ADVISORS

LONDON: 13 JANUARY 2017 - The directors of ECR Minerals plc (the “Directors”) announce that Optiva Securities Ltd will be retained as ECR’s sole broker going forward with immediate effect.

The directors further advise that PKF Littlejohn LLC has been appointed as the Company’s auditors. Nexia Smith & Williamson, the outgoing auditors, have confirmed that in accordance with Section 519 of the Companies Act 2006 there are no circumstances connected with their ceasing to hold office that they consider should be brought to the attention of the company’s members or creditors.

These changes have been made to further reduce the Company’s ongoing costs.

ABOUT ECR

ECR is a mineral exploration and development company. ECR’s wholly owned Australian subsidiary Mercator Gold Australia has acquired 100% ownership of the Avoca and Bailieston gold projects in Victoria, Australia. ECR has earned a 25% interest in the Danglay epithermal gold project, an advanced exploration project located in a prolific gold and copper mining district in the north of the Philippines. An NI43-101 technical report was completed in respect of the Danglay project in December 2015, and is available for download from ECR’s website.

ECR’s wholly owned subsidiary Ochre Mining has a 100% interest in the SLM gold project in La Rioja, Argentina. Exploration at SLM has focused on identifying small tonnage mesothermal gold deposits which may be suitable for relatively near term production.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

ECR Minerals plc   Tel: +44 (0)20 7929 1010
William (Bill) Howell, Non-Executive Chairman
Craig Brown, Director & CEO

Ivor Jones, Director & COO

 
Email:

info@ecrminerals.com

Website: www.ecrminerals.com
 
Cairn Financial Advisers LLP Tel: +44 (0)20 7213 0880
Nominated Adviser
Emma Earl / Jo Turner
 
Optiva Securities Ltd Tel: +44 (0)203 137 1902
Joint Broker
Graeme Dickson
 
Blytheweigh Tel: +44 (0)20 7138 3204
Public Relations
Tim Blythe / Camilla Horsfall / Nick Elwes

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

This announcement may include forward looking statements. Such statements may be subject to numerous known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and therefore actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward looking statements. Any forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date hereof (unless stated otherwise) and, except as may be required by applicable laws or regulations (including the AIM Rules for Companies), the Company disclaims any obligation to update or modify such forward-looking statements because of new information, future events or for any other reason.

Short Name: ECR Minerals plc
Category Code: MSCM
Sequence Number: 574288
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170113T125628+0000

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