Temporary Road Blockage in Canaris
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Dec 06, 2012 (Menafn - MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Candente Copper Corp. (pinksheets:CCOXF)(bvl:DNT)("Candente Copper" and/or "the Company") advises that on December 4,2012 an access road to the village of Canaris which is approximatelysix kilometres north of the Canariaco Norte project site was blockedthereby restricting access to and from this area. This road is notconnected to the access road to the Canariaco Project.
A group of consultants employed by AMEC Peru SA ("AMEC") were unableto continue travel due to this blockade and the Company was advisedthat several of these people were detained for a period of time.Peruvian authorities travelled to Canaris yesterday to assist inresolution of this matter and have now escorted the consultants outof the area.
To the Company's knowledge, all of the actions were carried outwithout physical harm. The Company's number one focus is the safetyof all personnel and community members.
The Company is assessing this incident and will provide furtherinformation as it becomes available.
Sean Waller, P.Eng., President and Joanne C. Freeze, P.Geo., CEO, arethe Qualified Persons as defined by National Instrument 43-101 forthe projects discussed above. They have reviewed and approved thecontents of this release.
This news release may contain forward-looking statements includingbut not limited to comments regarding the timing and content ofupcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt ofproperty titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc.Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions andtherefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual resultsmay differ materially from those currently anticipated in suchstatements. Candente relies upon litigation protection forforward-looking statements.
CAUTIONARY NOTE TO U.S. INVESTORS
We advise U.S. investors that this news release uses terms that arenot recognized by the United States Securities and ExchangeCommission ("SEC"), including "mineral resources", "measuredresources", "indicated resources" and "inferred resources". Theestimation of measured and indicated resources involves greateruncertainty as to their existence and economic feasibility than theestimation of proven and probable reserves. U.S. investors arecautioned not to assume that mineral resources in these categorieswill be converted to reserves. The estimation of inferred resourcesinvolves far greater uncertainty as to their existence and economicviability than the estimation of other categories of resources. U.S.investors are cautioned not to assume that estimates of inferredmineral resources exist, are economically mineable, or will beupgraded into measured or indicated mineral resources. U.S. investorsare cautioned not to assume that mineral resources in any of thesecategories will be converted into reserves.
On behalf of the Board of Candente Copper Corp.
Joanne C. Freeze, P.Geo., CEO, Director & Chair
Candente Copper Corp.
Manager, Investor Relations
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