VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 3, 2016) - Southern Arc Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SA) ("Southern Arc" or "the Company") today announced that Rhylin Bailie will be leaving her position as Vice President, Communications & Investor Relations effective October 9, 2016.

"I have worked closely with Rhylin since 2011 and would like to thank her for her contributions to our team. I wish her great success in her future endeavours," said John Proust, Chairman & CEO of Southern Arc.

On behalf of the Board of Southern Arc Minerals Inc.

John Proust, Chairman & CEO

About Southern Arc

Southern Arc Minerals Inc. is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on gold and copper-gold exploration. The Company holds an interest in the West Lombok project in Indonesia, a resource-stage property with several gold-rich copper porphyry and epithermal gold vein prospects. Southern Arc holds a 42.9% interest in Japan Gold Corp., which has applied for 80 prospecting rights licenses in Japan in an area with known gold occurrences and a history of mining. Southern Arc also holds an investment in Osisko Mining Inc., which is advancing a number of gold projects in Canada's Abitibi Gold Belt, including the high-grade Windfall Lake Gold Project in Quebec, Canada. More information is available at or by email at

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Southern Arc Minerals Inc.
John Proust
Chairman & CEO