Ecometals Limited
TSX VENTURE : EC
BERLIN : GDQ
FRANKFURT : GDQ

Ecometals Limited

April 25, 2012 16:36 ET

Ecometals Announces Grant of Stock Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 25, 2012) -

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Ecometals Limited (TSX VENTURE:EC)(BERLIN:GDQ)(FRANKFURT:GDQ) (the "Company") announces the Board of Directors of the Company has granted on April 23, 2012 an aggregate of 1,250,000 stock options to key employees in South America pursuant to the Company's stock option plan.

The options granted have an exercise price of $0.10 per common share and expire on April 23, 2015.

This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

About Ecometals

Ecometals Limited is a Canadian TSX Venture Exchange listed mineral exploration and development company focused on the mineral resources in Latin America. Apart from its gold exploration in Ecuador, Ecometals also has significant manganese, iron and gold projects in Brazil at grass roots exploration and development planning stages.

Neither 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.

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