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Treasury Metals Inc. ("Treasury Metals" or the "Company") (TSX:TML) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Cormark Securities Inc. ("Cormark"), under which Cormark has agreed to act, on a best efforts basis, as agent in the offer and sale of 3,125,000 flow through shares ("Flow-Through Shares") of Treasury Metals (the "Offering"). The Flow-Through Shares shall be offered at a price of $1.60 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $5.0 million.
The closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about March 23, 2011 and is subject to the completion of formal documentation and receipt of regulatory approval, including the approval of the TSX.
The proceeds of the financing will be used to incur eligible Canadian Exploration Expenses and flow-through mining expenditures, as defined under the Income Tax Act (Canada), that will be renounced in favour of the purchasers with an effective date of no later than December 31, 2011. The funds are intended to be used to explore and advance Treasury Metals' gold projects located in the Kenora Mining District of northwestern Ontario.
About Treasury Metals Inc.
Treasury Metals Inc. is a Canadian mining company that is focussed on expanding the Company's gold resources and developing its 100% owned flagship Goliath Gold Project located in the Kenora Gold District of Northwestern Ontario. The NI 43-101 compliant gold resource contains non-diluted underground Indicated Resources of 490,000 tonnes grading 5.7 g/t Au (90,000 ounces) and Inferred Resources of 5,200,000 tonnes grading 4.4 g/t Au (740,000 ounces) and surface Indicated Resources of 2,900,000 tonnes grading 1.9 g/t Au (180,000 ounces) and Inferred Resources of 5,400,000 tonnes grading 1.1 g/t Au (190,000 ounces). Treasury also receives revenue from a Net Smelter Royalty they hold on Goldgroup Mining Inc.'s Cerro Colorado Mine located in Mexico.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements such as the expected use of the net proceeds from the private placement, our future financial condition, business plans and objectives, results of operations and business. Such statements are based on operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. They are not guarantees of future performance or events and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and may be beyond Treasury Metals' control. A number of important factors could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements, including those set forth herein and in other public filings. In addition, such statements relate to the date on which they are made. Consequently, undue reliance should not be placed on such forward-looking statements. Treasury Metals disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, save and except as may be required by applicable securities laws.
Contact Information: Treasury Metals Inc.
VP Corporate Development