Malitao Ruling Update
Sep 09, 2011
OTC Disclosure News Service
Calgary, ALB, Canada –
Malitao Ruling Update
September 9, 2011-Calgary, AB – On July 27, 2011, PhilippineMetals Inc. (“Philippine Metals” or the Company”) (TSXV: PHI,OTCQX: PHIXF; Frankfurt: PM7) announced that the Panel of Arbitrators of theregional Mines and Geosciences Bureau (the “Panel”) had ruled on the formalobjection to the Company’s Malitao Exploration Permit Application (“EPA”) infavour of the Company and that Pacific Metals Canada Philippines Inc.(“PMCPI”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Philippine Metals, is the rightfultitle holder of the Malitao EPA under Philippine law and that the adverse claimwas without merit.
As provided for under the rules and regulations ofPhilippine law governing the process relating to a tenement title dispute,either party has the right to appeal the decision of the Panel to the MinesAdjudication Board (the “MAB”). The Company has received from the Panel a copy of documents submitted bythe objecting party directly to the MAB in the Mines and Geosciences Bureau’sCentral Office in Greater Manila appealing the decision of the Panel. Philippine Metals is currently awaitingthe MAB’s instructions with regard to the due process of the appeal. Philippine Metals remains confident that the Panel ruled correctly indenying the formal objection to its Malitao EPA and remains confident that theMAB will uphold the Panel’s decision. The Company will provide a further update as developments require.
About Philippine Metals Inc.
Philippine Metals Inc. is focused on the exploration,discovery and development of highly prospective copper and copper-gold depositsin the Philippines. Based on the region’s geological environment, the Company’smanagement team recognizes the country’s potential for hosting large,world-class deposits of copper and copper-gold.
The Company’s initial projects, Taurus, Malitao and Dilong,are examples of management’s ability to source quality, highly prospectivetargets. The management team combines strong financial capabilities withworld-class experience in mineral exploration, discovery and mine development.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF
PHILIPPINE METALS INC.
Chief Executive Officer
For further information, contact:
Philippine Metals Inc.
Marshall Farris, President Director
Phone: 604.684.4743 ext. 222
Jamie Mathers, Ascenta Capital Partners Inc.
Phone: 604.684.4743 ext. 236
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