AQM Copper Inc.
TSX VENTURE : AQM
BVL : AQM

AQM Copper Inc.

May 17, 2012 18:13 ET

AQM Copper Files NI 43-101 Technical Report

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2012) - AQM Copper Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AQM)(BVL:AQM) ("AQM Copper" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that on May 17, 2012, the Company filed on SEDAR, the NI 43-101 compliant technical report in connection with the mineral resource estimate for the Zafranal Project, supporting the Company's press release of April 3, 2012. AQM continues to work on a Preliminary Economic Assessment for the Zafranal Project, to be completed later in 2012.

ABOUT AQM Copper: AQM Copper Inc. is a Canadian based mineral exploration company developing copper deposits in South America. Through its wholly owned Peruvian subsidiary, Minera AQM Copper Peru SAC, the Company is developing the Zafranal Copper-Gold Porphyry Project located in Southern Peru. Minera AQM Copper Peru SAC is the operator of a 50/50 JV with Teck Resources Limited through a sole purpose Peruvian company formed for Zafranal as announced in its press release on July 8, 2010. Management and directors have extensive experience working for the world's largest mining Copper producers. Please refer to the Company's website www.aqmcopper.com for further information regarding the Company and its projects.

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