Oroplata strengthens Board of Directors with Industry Veteran

HENDERSON, Nev., July 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oroplata Resources, Inc., (OTCBB:ORRP) is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael T. Mason to the Board of Directors.

Mike is a seasoned mining executive with extensive experience worldwide in project due diligence, mine development, strategic planning, metals marketing, risk management and project financing as well as international trade and off-take agreements. He has worked on some of the world’s largest deposits including the Escondida Copper project in Chile, the Olympic Dam project in Australia, La Candelaria in Chile, and the San Cristobal Mine in Bolivia. Mike has also been associated with the commissioning, evaluation and management of large smelting operations across South America, India, Korea, Mexico, Canada and the U.S.

Michael T. Mason holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Arizona and a Master's Degree in Business Administration specializing in Finance, from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Throughout a career that has spanned 50 years, Mike has held numerous senior and executive management positions. He has served as a director of Euromax Resources Ltd; President and COO of Global Gold Corporation; President of MBMI Int’l; CEO, President & Director of Metals Concentrates International ; Managing Director, Senior Trader for Marc Rich and Co. (Glencore) as well as others

"We are looking forward to Mr. Mason’s guidance and oversight as we develop our projects," states Craig Alford, Oroplata’s CEO. "He brings both outstanding operational experience and international connections to our team. Mike has a long track record of success and will be a tremendous asset for the Company."

About Oroplata: Oroplata Resources Inc. is focused on becoming a substantial profitable Lithium producer by the rapid development of valuable production-grade Lithium Brine deposits in Nevada and throughout the southwest U.S.



Craig Alford B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc., P.Geo. (CEO/Director):


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Source:Oroplata Resources, Inc.