SOURCE: Continental Gold Inc.

Continental Gold Inc.

March 29, 2016 20:15 ET

Continental Gold Files NI 43-101 Technical Report

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - March 29, 2016) - Continental Gold Inc. (TSX: CNL) (OTCQX: CGOOF) ("Continental" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that, further to its news release of February 24, 2016 announcing the feasibility study results for the Buritica project in Colombia, the Company has filed with Canadian securities regulators an independent technical report prepared in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 entitled "Buritica Project NI 43-101 Technical Report Feasibility Study, Antioquia, Colombia" (the "Technical Report"), containing the details of the feasibility study. The Technical Report, with an effective date of February 24, 2016 and dated March 29, 2016, was prepared for the Company by JDS Energy & Mining Inc. A copy of the Technical Report can be accessed under the Company's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com, or on the Company's website at www.continentalgold.com.

About Continental Gold

Continental Gold Inc. is an advanced-stage exploration and development company with an extensive portfolio of 100%-owned gold projects in Colombia. Formed in April 2007, the Company -- led by an international management team with a successful track record of discovering and developing large high-grade gold deposits in Latin America -- is focused on advancing its high-grade Buritica gold project to production.

Additional details on the Buritica project and the rest of Continental's suite of gold exploration properties are available at www.continentalgold.com.

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