October 17, 2016
TSX Venture Exchange
Trading Symbol: BHK.V
Vancouver, October 17, 2016 - BHK Mining Corp. (TSXV: BHK.V) (“BHK” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Fajar Utomo to the BHK Board of Directors.
Fajar Utomo is based in Jakarta, Indonesia and has extensive business legal advisory experience. He is currently legal director of PT Trimega Utama Corporindo, and for the past 15 years has been deeply involved in many substantial projects in law firms and companies, including fund raising, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, banking finance, corporate finance and various multinational business transactions. He also has experience with the Jakarta Stock Exchange in relation to initial public offerings and mutual funds.
Mr. Sudjie stated: “I am pleased to welcome Fajar to the BHK Board of Directors; his extensive legal and mining expertise will prove invaluable to the Company going forward.”
BHK is a TSXV-listed junior exploration company with operations primarily in Gabon at the Ndjole Licence, where a new discovery of high-grade, near-surface manganese mineralization has recently been made. In addition to the manganese mineralization, BHK has been following up high-grade gold zones previously discovered at the Ndjole License by the former owner of the property. BHK’s operations at the Ndjole Licence open the door to further opportunities in this Central African country, which is among the top four manganese producers in the world.
On behalf of the Board of Directors:
Chairman & Interim President and Chief Executive Officer
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Information in this news release that is not current or historical factual information may constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of securities laws. Such forward looking information may include, among other things, statements regarding the potential exploration and development of the Ndjole Licence, the future plans and objectives for the Ndjole Licence, future opportunities in Gabon, the negotiation and completion of transactions and the future operating results and economic performance of the Company. Such forward-looking information and statements are based on a number of assumptions, including that the exploration and development activities at the Ndjole Licence will continue as planned and that the Company will be able to continue raising the necessary capital to finance its operations. Although we consider these assumptions to be reasonable at the time of preparation, they may prove to be incorrect. Readers are cautioned that the actual future exploration results, operating results and economic performance of the Company are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. These risks include the inherent risks involved in the exploration and development of mineral properties, the uncertainties involved in interpreting drilling and exploration results and other geological data, the potential for unsuccessful exploration results, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, fluctuating metal prices, the possibility of project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed in the future, defects in title at the Ndjole Licence, the availability of personnel, materials and equipment on a timely basis, accidents or equipment breakdowns, uninsured risks, political instability, regulatory changes, delays in receiving government approvals, changes in general economic, market or business conditions and other risks as may be described herein and from time to time in the filings made by the Company with securities regulatory authorities in Canada. For more exhaustive information on these risks and uncertainties you should refer to our annual filings which are available on www.sedar.com.
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