VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 16, 2015) - Redhawk Resources, Inc. ("Redhawk" or the "Company") (TSX:RDK)(FRANKFURT:QF7) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Arthur Ratte to the board of directors of the Company.

Mr. Ratte has over 30 years of mineral processing experience including mine management, commissioning, operating and maintaining large copper concentrators. His background with a major copper producer included evaluating and developing new copper businesses as well as providing technical support to existing copper operations. In one operation Mr. Ratte was responsible on an annual basis for the production of a million tonnes of copper concentrate containing a billion pounds of copper. He has a very strong background in metallurgy and process optimization. Mr. Ratte has a BASc in Mineral Engineering, an Executive MBA and is a Registered Professional Engineer in British Columbia.

"We are delighted to have Art Ratte join the Board of Directors," stated Stephen Barley, Executive Chairman. "Art has been a member of our Technical Advisory Board for the past three years and provided invaluable assistance during the completion of the PEA on Copper Creek in 2013. His strong background in metallurgy as well as tremendous experience in mine operations involving both copper and gold production will be of great assistance to Redhawk as we evaluate new projects. Art also has run complex mining operations in various international countries."

Redhawk is a Canadian-based resource exploration and development company with a current focus on the advancement of the Copper Creek copper-molybdenum project in San Manuel, Arizona through a joint venture with Anglo American. The Copper Creek property consists of approximately twenty-nine square miles of contiguous patented and unpatented mining claims and state prospecting permits, located about 70 miles northeast of Tucson, Arizona. The area is a mining friendly and politically secure location with excellent and readily accessible infrastructure including power, rail, water, roads and qualified consultants. Redhawk is concurrently implementing a strategy for growth through the opportunistic acquisition of interests in further mineral projects during this period of decreased valuations in the mining sector.


J. Stephen Barley, Executive Chairman

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J. Stephen Barley
Executive Chairman