Hunt Mining Corp.
TSX VENTURE : HMX

Hunt Mining Corp.

March 01, 2011 11:50 ET

Hunt Mining Corp Appoints Mel Klohn as Senior Technical Advisor

LIBERTY LAKE, WASHINGTON--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - Hunt Mining Corp. (the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:HMX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mel Klohn as the Corporation's Senior Technical Adviser. With exploration and development drilling continuing in Santa Cruz Argentina, Mr. Klohn's primary focus will be to assist in guiding the continued advancement of the Corporations core assets.

Mr. Klohn, is a Licensed Professional Geologist with 44 years of experience in minerals exploration, discovery and research. He has worked on precious metal, base metal, uranium and coal projects in various countries throughout the world. After serving 25 years as a Professional Exploration Geologist and Senior Research Scientist with Exxon Corporation, Mr. Klohn spent 10 years as Argentina project manager and Exploration Vice President for Yamana Gold Inc. Most recently, Mr. Klohn served as Exploration VP for Aura Gold Inc. and Nevoro Inc. He has also acted as a senior geological consultant, director and technical advisor for numerous junior and senior mining companies. Mr. Klohn has B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in geology, is a member of various professional geological societies, and is a Qualified Person as defined by Canadian National Instrument 43-101.

Mr. Klohn states; "I look forward to returning to Argentina where the Corporation's President and CEO, Matthew Hughes, and I, working together with a few visionary others, were some of the pioneer explorers in Santa Cruz Province. This mineral-endowed region has now become an exciting precious metals province and a hotbed of exploration and development activity, which makes the work here all the more challenging and rewarding."

About Hunt Mining

Hunt Mining Corp. has been an active and aggressive explorer in Santa Cruz since 2006. Since that time, the Corporation's wholly owned subsidiary, Cerro Cazador S.A. ("CCSA"), has completed a large amount of exploration activity including more than 37,000 meters of HQ core drilling, 416 line kilometers of Induced Polarization geophysical surveys and more than 10,000 surface channel, chip, and trench samples. The company is currently engaged in a resource expansion drilling campaign at the flag-ship La Josefina project. Historical results and additional information can be viewed at www.huntmining.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This announcement contains forward-looking information and forward-looking statements (collectively, "forward-looking information") under applicable securities laws, relating, but not limited to the Corporation's expectations, intentions, plans and beliefs. Forward-looking information can often be identified by forward-looking words such as 'anticipate', 'believe', 'expect', 'goal', 'plan', 'intend', 'estimate', 'may' and 'will' or similar words suggesting future outcomes or other expectations including with respect to the exploration and development potential of the properties in Santa Cruz Province. Such forward looking-information is based on current expectations that involve a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking information include, but are not limited to, failure to establish estimated resources, the grade and recovery of ore which is mined varying from estimates, capital and operating costs varying significantly from estimates, delays in obtaining or failures to obtain required governmental, environmental or other project approvals, inflation, changes in exchange rates, fluctuations in commodity prices, delays in the development of projects, uncertainties relating to the interpretation of the geology, continuity, grade and size estimates of mineral resources and unanticipated operational or technical difficulties and other factors. Such forward-looking information are based on a number of assumptions, including but not limited to, the availability of financing, no significant decline in existing general business and economic conditions, the level and volatility of the price of gold, the accuracy of the Corporation's resource estimates and of the geological, metallurgical, price and other assumptions on which the estimates are based. Should one or more risks and uncertainties materialize or should any assumptions prove incorrect, then actual results could vary materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking information and accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on this forward-looking information. The Corporation does not assume the obligation to revise or update this forward-looking information after the date of this announcement or to revise such information to reflect the occurrence of future unanticipated events, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.

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

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