December 12, 2015 – Empire Rock Minerals Inc. (“Empire Rock”)(TSX.V-EPR) is pleased to announce that the option agreement between Empire Rock and Bluenose Gold Corp. pursuant to which Empire Rock can acquire an 80% interest in 16 mineral claims referred to as the Graphite West Project located in the Porcupine Mining Division, Ontario, Canada has been accepted for filing by the TSX Venture Exchange.
Pursuant to terms of the option agreement, Empire Rock has made a $20,000 cash payment and has issued 600,000 common shares in its capital to Bluenose Gold Corp. The shares are restricted from trading until April 16, 2016.
Empire Rock is a Canadian exploration and development company whose principal asset is the Buck Lake platinum, palladium, nickel project located approximately 25 kms from the Lac des Iles platinum/palladium mine near Thunder Bay, Ontario. In addition to its interest in the Graphite West Project in the Porcupine Mining Division, Ontario, Empire Rock also has an interest in the Gwyn Lake Gold Property in Northwestern Ontario.
Empire’s common shares are listed and called for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange with the trading symbol “EPR”.
EMPIRE ROCK MINERALS INC.
PER: “Lisa Chapman”
LISA M. CHAPMAN
President & CEO
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or the accuracy of this release. Cautionary Note to US Investors: This news release may contain information about adjacent properties on which we have no right to explore or mine. We advise U.S. investors that the SEC’s mining guidelines strictly prohibit information of this type in documents filed with the SEC. U.S. investors are cautioned that mineral deposits on adjacent properties are not indicative of mineral deposits on our properties. This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements