CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - March 19, 2015) - BACANORA MINERALS LTD. (the "Corporation" or "Bacanora") (TSX VENTURE:BCN)(AIM:BCN) is pleased to announce that, further to its March 3, 2015 press release, all regulatory approvals required to effect the appointment of David Lenigas to the board of the Company as a non-executive director have been received and accordingly, his appointment has now taken immediate effect.

Mr. David Anthony Lenigas (aged 53) holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Mining Engineering) from Curtin University's Kalgoorlie School of Mines and holds a First Class Mine Managers Certificate for Western Australia. Mr. Lenigas has extensive operational and corporate experience in managing companies within the oil and gas, gold, coal and other natural resource sectors. Mr. Lenigas also has a wealth of experience operating in global public markets, having served as a Chairman and/or director and acted in a senior executive capacity on many public company boards. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Rare Earth Minerals Plc ("REM"), AfriAg Plc, UK Oil & Gas Investments Plc and Evocutis Plc and is the non-Executive Chairman of Inspirit Energy Holdings Plc and is a non-executive director of Octagonal Plc. REM holds 12,669,208 shares in Bacanora representing 15.02 per cent. of the issued share capital of the Company.

Colin Orr-Ewing, Non-Executive Chairman, commented: "We are very pleased to have received all required approvals to allow David to join our board and look forward to him immediately bringing his extensive experience to assist in further advancing the Company."

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Contact Information:

Bacanora Minerals Ltd.
Colin Orr-Ewing
Non-Executive Chairman
+44 (0) 20 3696 2410 or +44 (0) 77 6546 1739

Bacanora Minerals Ltd.
Shane Shircliff
Chief Executive Officer
(403) 237 6122

Bacanora Minerals Ltd.
Martin Vidal
(+52 662) 210-0767