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Rojas & Asociados

January 26, 2012 15:43 ET

Rojas & Asociados Announces New Client to Its Portfolio, Metallum Resources

MENDOZA, ARGENTINA--(Marketwire - Jan 26, 2012) - Rojas & Asociados is pleased to announce that Metallum Resources, joined its client portfolio in 2011. Rojas & Asociados was hired by Metallum Resources Inc., Toronto, Canada (TSX VENTURE: MRV) to manage their mineral exploration program in central Patagonia, Argentina.

Metallum is earning a 70% interest in the M-18 property under an Option and Joint Venture Agreement from Silver Standard Resources Inc., where its work will be focused. Greg Lipton, P. Geo., President and CEO of Metallum Resources, says, "Rojas & Asociados is a consulting firm comprised of dedicated and experienced professional geologists, mining engineers, and business people that were literally born into the mining industry of South America, with the principals of the company having their roots in the mining areas of Argentina and Chile. Because of their extensive exploration management experience, Rojas & Asociados interacts seamlessly with Metallum Resources by both knowing and anticipating what will be necessary to manage a successful exploration program from start to finish -- in essence a 'turn-key' operation. Metallum intends to continue using their services in the future and highly recommends Rojas & Asociados to others in the business of mineral exploration."

Paola Rojas, VP, Corporate Development of Rojas & Asociados, stated that, "Over 160 mining companies are currently active in the country; of those, 50% come from Canada, home of our client Metallum Resources. It is a pleasure for us to welcome them to the country and we look forward to contributing significantly to their objectives, committing to provide the highest standards of service and adding value to their exploration efforts."

Representatives of the firm attended Cambridge House's Resource Investment Conference and Mineral Exploration Roundup 2012 in Vancouver this week, where they experienced firsthand how much interest the country generates as an exploration destination.

About Rojas & Asociados
Rojas & Asociados is an innovative mining consulting firm focused on the Latin American market based in Mendoza, Argentina. Its expertise in mining, marketing and management allows them to provide comprehensive professional services to the mining sector, mainly mining companies from Canada, Australia, and the US. The firm provides strategic advice on exploration management, generative exploration, negotiation, public relations, and provincial political and social current situation, among other areas of the mining sector. Additionally, Rojas co-organizes the premier event of the Argentinean mining sector, the Argentina Mining International Convention, carried out biennially since 1996.

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