ScoZinc Completes $397,500 Non-Brokered Private Placement

COOKS BROOK, Nova Scotia, Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ScoZinc Mining Ltd. (TSX-V:SZM) (“ScoZinc” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a non-brokered private placement financing for aggregate gross proceeds of C$397,499.50 (the “Offering“).  The Offering consisted of the sale of 264,999 common shares (“Common Shares”) at a price of C$1.50 per Common Share.

The securities issued pursuant to the Offering will be subject to a four month and one-day statutory hold period.

ScoZinc intends to use the net proceeds from the Offering primarily to prepare for the restart of operations at its 100%-owned ScoZinc mine in Nova Scotia, and for general working capital purposes.

Related Party Transaction

Mr. Joseph Ringwald, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company is an “insider” of the Company and participated in the Offering.  The acquisition of 35,000 common shares by Mr. Ringwald in connection with the Offering is considered a “related party transaction” pursuant to Multilateral Instrument 61-101- Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions (“MI 61-101“).  The Company is relying on the exemption from minority shareholder approval requirements set out in MI 61-101 as the fair market value of the participation in the Offering by Mr. Ringwald does not exceed 25% of the market capitalization of the Company, as determined in accordance with MI 61-101. 

About ScoZinc Mining Ltd.

ScoZinc is an established Canadian-based zinc and lead exploration and development company that owns the ScoZinc Mine and related facilities near Halifax, Nova Scotia which is currently on care and maintenance. The Company intends to restart operations as soon as possible.  The Company has a strong working capital position and no debt. The Company has 4,216,044 common shares outstanding, following the closing of the private placement, which are traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “SZM”.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Joseph Ringwald – President and CEO     Telephone: +1 (604) 347-7661  

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Cautionary Statements

Neither the TSX-V nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX-V) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

This news release contains forward-looking information which is not comprised of historical facts.  Forward-looking information involves risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events, results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information.  Forward-looking information in this news release includes statements regarding, among other things, ScoZinc’s objectives, goals and future plans.  Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking information include, but are not limited to, regulatory approval processes, changes in general economic conditions and conditions in the financial markets, and changes in demand and prices for minerals. Although ScoZinc believes that the assumptions used in preparing the forward-looking information in this news release are reasonable, including that the proceeds from the Offering will be expended as currently contemplated, undue reliance should not be placed on such information, which only applies as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed time frames or at all.  ScoZinc disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, other than as required by applicable securities laws.

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Cooks Brook, Nova Scotia
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