TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 11, 2016) -

THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO U.S. PERSONS.

Continental Precious Minerals Inc. (TSX:CZQ) (the "Company", or "Continental") announces it has notified ExGen Resources Inc. of the Company's election not to proceed with its option to earn up to 75% interest in the DOK copper-gold porphyry property located approximately 40 kilometres southwest of Telegraph Creek, in northwest British Columbia, Canada.

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Common Shares: 11,706,896

Contact Information:

Continental Precious Minerals Inc.
Grant Sawiak
CEO & Director
+1 416 917 2816
gvsawiak@hotmail.com