March 7, 2016 – Equitas Resources Corp. (TSXv: EQT) (FSE: T6UN) (USA: EQTRF) (“Equitas” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 100% interest in Alta Floresta Gold Ltd. (“Alta Floresta Gold”). Upon regulatory approval of the acquisition, Equitas plans to construct a gravity plant to expand the current production activities at the Cajueiro gold zones.
Alta Floresta Gold Ltd. is a private company which holds a 60% equity interest in Alta Floresta Mineracao Ltd. (“Alta Floresta Mineracao”). Alta Floresta Mineracao holds six gold properties, and four production licences, over 184,410 hectares of land in the Mato Grosso and Para states of Brazil. Alta Floresta Mineracao is focused on production activities and defining additional gold resources at the Cajueiro Project.
About Equitas Resources Corp.
Equitas Resources is a Canadian-based mineral exploration company with a focus on nickel, copper, platinum group metals (PGM) and cobalt. The Company’s Garland Property is 23,386 hectares and located in the Voisey’s Bay district of Labrador, Canada. Upon approval of the definitive agreement Equitas will become a Canadian-based mineral production, development and exploration company.
For more information on Equitas Resources please visit our website at: www.equitasresources.com.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors,
EQUITAS RESOURCES CORP.
All information contained in this news release with respect to Equitas and Alta Floresta Gold was supplied by the parties respectively, for inclusion herein, and Equitas and its directors and officers have relied on Alta Floresta Gold for any information concerning Alta Floresta Gold.
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This news release contains forward-looking statements relating to the timing and completion of the proposed Transaction, the future operations of the Company and other statements that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements are often identified by terms such as “will”, “may”, “should”, “anticipate”, “expects” and similar expressions. All statements other than statements of historical fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding the proposed Transaction and the future plans and objectives of the Company, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company’s expectations include the failure to satisfy the conditions to completion of the Transaction set forth above and other risks detailed from time to time in the filings made by the Company with securities regulations.
The reader is cautioned that assumptions used in the preparation of any forward-looking information may prove to be incorrect. Events or circumstances may cause actual results to differ materially from those predicted, as a result of numerous known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Company. As a result, the Company cannot guarantee that the proposed Transaction will be completed on the terms and within the time disclosed herein or at all. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking information. Such information, although considered reasonable by management at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect and actual results may differ materially from those anticipated. Forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date of this news release and the Company will update or revise publicly any of the included forward-looking statements as expressly required by Canadian securities law.