| ||February 26, 2013|
Zinco Announces Management Changes; Sets Date Of Annual General Meeting
| ||February 26, 2013 - Zinco Mining Corporation (TSX-V: ZIM, the "Company") wishes to announce that David J. Elgee has resigned from his positions as director, president and CEO, effective today. The Company would like to thank Mr. Elgee for his efforts and assistance to the Company.|
The Company also wishes to announce that Peter G. Rook-Green has been appointed director, president, and CEO to replace Mr. Elgee; and has resigned as treasurer.
The Company also announces that it has set its annual general meeting for March 19th, 2013.
Information about Peter G. Rook-Green
Mr. Peter Rook-Green obtained a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation in 1971. Mr. Rook-Green has extensive experience (over forty years) as a financial executive in the mining industry. After working in accounting positions at mine locations and the corporate office of Falconbridge Nickel from 1968 to 1972, he then joined Newmont Mining Corporation's Canadian subsidiaries where he served as financial officer and a director of until 1989; was director and chief financial officer of City Resources (Canada) Ltd. until 1990, a junior exploration-stage public company which traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and on NASDAQ in the US; and was a corporate controller, Royal Oak Mines Inc. until 1994, a public gold mining company trading on the Toronto and American Stock Exchanges. Since then Mr. Rook-Green has been president of Rook-Green Investments Inc. (doing business as R-G Management), a company providing business management, accounting services and regulatory filings for Vancouver based public companies.
Zinco Mining Corporation Zinco Mining Corporation ("Zinco" or "the Company") is exploring its 100% owned 29,664 hectare Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Project in Jalisco, Mexico (the "Jalisco VMS Project"). The project area overlaps five known VMS Districts, including some historic metal producers. These are: Cuale, Bramador, Desmoronado, Aranjuez and La Mina. Previous operators of the Project include Industrias Peñoles, the Metal Mining Agency of Japan (MMAJ) and Cominco (now Teck). The project has a history of mining and mineral exploration dating back to 1804. Collectively, there are at least 25,065 meters of historic diamond drilling in 329 holes on the Property, and more than 160 mines and mineral occurrences
This Press Release was approved by Michelle Robinson, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., a Director of Zinco Mining Corporation, who acts as Zinco's Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101
On behalf of the Board of Directors
"Peter G. Rook-Green"
Peter G. Rook-Green
President, CEO & Director
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Certain information regarding the Company including management's assessment of future plans and operations, may constitute forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws and necessarily involve risks associated with mining exploration and development, volatility of prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision of resource estimates, environmental and permitting risks, access to labour and services, competition from other companies and ability to access sufficient capital. As a consequence, actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements.
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