VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 15, 2016) - Libero Mining Corporation (TSX VENTURE:LBC) is pleased to announce that Leo Hathaway has joined the leadership team of Libero Mining as Executive Vice President Exploration. Mr. Hathaway is a geologist with extensive experience in the exploration and mining sector from grassroots to feasibility and development stage projects. He currently serves as Senior Vice President for Odin Mining and Exploration Corp. and Chief Geological Officer for Anfield Gold Corp. Since 2004, Mr. Hathaway was formerly Chief Geological Officer for Lumina Copper Corp., VP Exploration for Northern Peru Copper Corp., Regalito Copper Corp., Global Copper Corp. and Lumina Resources Corp., as well as a partner in Lumina Capital LP. Prior to 2004, he worked for Inmet Mining in Europe, Australia, Central and South America. Mr. Hathaway holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Applied Geology from the University of Plymouth, a M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration from the University of London and a P.Geo from the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario.

About Libero Mining Corporation

Libero is focused on becoming a highly leveraged call option on copper by acquiring and holding high-quality copper and copper-gold deposits in the Americas. Our mineral inventory business model is to acquire and hold copper deposits with a resource, but without any fatal flaws or significant holding costs, near the bottom of the cycle. At the appropriate time, these assets will be advanced by a seasoned team to minimize dilution and maximize shareholder value.

Neither the 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. This news release includes forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. All statements within, other than statements of historical fact, are to be considered forward looking. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions and regulatory and administrative approvals, processes and filing requirements. There can be no assurances that such statements will prove accurate and, therefore, readers are advised to rely on their own evaluation of such uncertainties. We do not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state laws.

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