Volta Resources Inc.

Volta Resources Inc.

August 22, 2011 16:32 ET

Volta Obtains Receipt for Qualification Prospectus

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 22, 2011) -


Volta Resources Inc. ("Volta" or the "Company") (TSX:VTR) is pleased to announce that it has filed and obtained a receipt for its final short form prospectus qualifying for distribution in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia and Manitoba 21,053,000 common shares of the Company issuable upon the exercise or deemed exercise of 21,053,000 special warrants, which were issued on August 4, 2011 in connection with the Company's previously announced private placement financing. The offering was undertaken by a syndicate of underwriters led by Cormark Securities Inc. and including Scotia Capital Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Jennings Capital Inc. and M Partners Inc.

Each special warrant entitles the holder thereof to receive one common share of the Company for no additional consideration. All unexercised special warrants will be deemed to be exercised on August 25, 2011, being the third business day after the receipt was issued for the final short form prospectus, resulting in the issue of 21,053,000 common shares of the Company to the holders of the special warrants.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy the securities in any jurisdiction. The common shares will not be and have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or applicable exemption from the registration requirements.

About Volta Resources Inc.

Volta is a mineral exploration company primarily focused on becoming a leader in the identification, acquisition and exploration of gold properties in West Africa. The Company is currently fast-tracking its flagship Kiaka Gold Project, located in Burkina Faso, towards a development decision.

For further information, please refer to our website www.voltaresources.com.

Forward Looking Information Caution:

This press release presents "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation that involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the date on which the special warrants will be deemed to be exercised for common shares of the Company. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Volta to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including but not limited to: risks related to international operations, actual results of current exploration activities; actual results of current or future reclamation activities; conclusions of economic evaluations; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; future prices of gold and other minerals and metals; possible variations in ore reserves, grade or recovery rates; failure of equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry; and delays in obtaining governmental approvals or financing or in the completion of development or construction activities. Although the management of Volta believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions and have attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Volta does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that are incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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