Merger Mines Corporation and Frencken America Inc. to Cooperate on Merger Miner Project

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho, Aug. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merger Mines Corporation of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Frencken America Inc. in Liberty Lake, Washington, whereby Frencken will design and supply the motion control components for the Merger Miner, and software for system operations.

Frencken America Inc. is a global design and manufacturing company of highly complex electro mechanical assemblies as well as motion control systems and software. Frencken America Inc. is a part of the Frencken Group. As a global service provider, the Frencken Group serves companies in Europe, Asia and the USA through a global network of operating subsidiaries. There are strategically located facilities in the Netherlands, the USA, Singapore, Malaysia, and China.

Frencken America Inc. will assist Merger’s operational teams to make any adjustments necessary in the field for the optimal operation of the Merger Miner’s mine characterization functions according to the rock density found in each individual mine where the Merger Miner unit will be used. After characterization parameters are set, Frencken America Inc. will act as the system control software trainer for purchasers and lessors of the Merger Miner at the Merger Mines facility.

“This agreement with Frencken America Inc. is another important step forward for the development of the Merger Miner. Frencken’s technological and manufacturing expertise will make it possible for us to get the Merger Miner project off the drawing board, into the production stage, and then out to the field for testing at the earliest feasible date,” said Lex Smith, Merger’s president.

About Merger Mines Corporation. (OTC:MERG)

Merger Mines Corporation was chartered in 1929. Merger Mines was then incorporated in Arizona in 1938, and registered as a qualified Foreign Corporation in Idaho that same year. The company is listed on the OTC market under the stock symbol “MERG”. The corporate office is located at 3714 W. Industrial Loop in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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Contact: Merger Mines Corporation 3714 W. Industrial Loop Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815-6009 (208) 664-8801

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