CALGARY, ALBERTA, Jun 20, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — BACANORA MINERALS LTD. (“Bacanora” or the “Company”) CA:BCN +7.69% is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Colin Orr-Ewing as the Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Orr-Ewing began his career as an investment manager for the Shell Pension Fund in London after qualifying as a Certified Accountant. He has a wealth of over 35 years’ experience spanning both the oil and mining industries and has been a director of UK and Canadian oil companies and Irish and Canadian mining companies. Mr. Orr-Ewing has also acted as a consultant to a fund management company on its natural resources portfolios for the last 20 years, and, until 2013, was Executive Chairman of Vatukoula Gold Mines Plc. He was actively involved in the oil industry from 1971 to 1987, working with numerous companies in the North Sea, Libya, Nigeria and Algeria. Mr. Orr-Ewing is a geography graduate of Oxford University.

In addition, the Company announces the resignation of Mr. Paul Conroy from the position of Vice President Special Projects and as a Director of the Company. Mr. Conroy was the founder of Bacanora and has served as an officer and Director since its inception. It is expected that Mr. Conroy will remain with the Company in a consultancy capacity. The Board expresses its most sincere appreciation and gratitude to Mr. Conroy for his foundation of the Company and his years of dutiful service that have followed.

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        Bacanora Minerals Ltd.
        Shane Shircliff
        Chief Executive Officer
        (306) 649-0602
        Bacanora Minerals Ltd.
        Martin Vidal
        (+52 662) 210-0767

SOURCE: Bacanora Minerals Ltd.