SOURCE: Strategic Metals Ltd.

Strategic Metals Ltd.

August 04, 2016 11:06 ET

Strategic Metals Ltd. Announces Flow-Through Share Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - August 04, 2016) - Strategic Metals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: SMD) ("Strategic") announces a $400,000 private placement, to consist of the sale of 500,000 flow-through common shares at a price of $0.80 per share. The proceeds from this private placement will be used to finance Strategic's ongoing 2016 exploration programs at a number of its Yukon precious metals projects. Closing of the private placement is expected to occur on or about August 16, 2016, subject to TSX Venture Exchange acceptance.

The placement will be non-brokered and all investors will be arm's length to Strategic. No finder's fees or sales commissions will be paid.

About Strategic Metals Ltd.

Strategic is a project generator and the largest claim holder in Yukon, which the Fraser Institute recently rated as the best jurisdiction in Canada for mineral potential. Strategic's portfolio of more than 100 projects is the result of 50 years of focussed exploration and research by a team with a track record of major discoveries. Current projects available for option, joint venture or sale include drill-confirmed prospects and drill-ready targets with high-grade surface showings, geochemical anomalies and geophysical features similar to those at nearby deposits.

Strategic has a current cash position of over $20 million and significant shareholdings in a number of active mineral exploration companies including 41.4% of Rockhaven Resources Ltd., 8.3% of ATAC Resources Ltd., 23.9% of Precipitate Gold Corp. and 16.5% of Silver Range Resources Ltd.

If you have any questions concerning Strategic or its properties, please contact Richard Drechsler.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"W. Douglas Eaton"

President and Chief Executive Officer

For further information concerning Strategic or its various exploration projects please visit our website at www.strategicmetalsltd.com.

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.

This news release may contain forward looking statements based on assumptions and judgments of management regarding future events or results that may prove to be inaccurate as a result of exploration and other risk factors beyond its control, and actual results may differ materially from the expected results.

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