Atacama Minerals Corp.
TSX VENTURE : AAM

Atacama Minerals Corp.

January 27, 2012 17:24 ET

Atacama to Commence Trading as Sirocco Mining Inc. Effective January 30, 2012

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 27, 2012) - Atacama Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AAM) ("Atacama" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that effective at the market opening on January 30, 2012, the Company will commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under its new name, Sirocco Mining Inc. The new trading symbol of the Company will be "SIM". The new CUSIP number will be 82967T105 and the ISIN CA82967T1057.

About The Company

Atacama Minerals Corp. is a Canadian company which produces iodine from its Aguas Blancas mine in northern Chile. In addition, the Company has exploration interests in Brazil and West Africa and is actively assessing other opportunities in the resource sector.

Cautionary Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements concerning the Company's plans for its business and properties. These forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties relating to political risks involving the Company's exploration and development of its properties, the inherent uncertainty of cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses, commodity price fluctuations, the inability or failure to obtain adequate financing on a timely basis and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company's periodic filings with the British Columbia Securities Commission. Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available. The Company does not intend to update this information, except as required by law, and disclaims any legal liability to the contrary.

On behalf of the Board,

Simon Jackson, President

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Atacama Minerals Corp.
    Simon Jackson
    President
    (604) 689-7842
    (604) 689-4250 (FAX)
    www.atacama.com