VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Handa Copper Corporation ("Handa" or the "Company") (TSX-V:HEC) announces it will change its corporate name to Handa Mining Corporation.

In a seamless transition for shareholders, the Company’s outstanding common shares will commence trading under the new name as of market open on June 13, 2018, and under the new security symbol “HAND” on the TSX Venture Exchange.

The new ISIN for the outstanding common shares is CA41024T1021 and the CUSIP is 41024T102.

For further information, please contact:

Jan Nelson
Chief Executive Officer
Handa Copper Corporation
Tel: (604) 428-7050

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