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RNS Number : 7831J

Orosur Mining Inc

29 April 2022

Orosur Mining Inc.

Third Quarter Results for 2021/22

London, April 29th, 2022 . Orosur Mining Inc. ("Orosur" or "the Company") (TSXV/AIM: OMI ), a South American-focused minerals explorer and developer, is pleased to announce the results for the third quarter ended February 28th, 2022 ("Q3 22" or the "Quarter"). All dollar figures are stated in US$ unless otherwise noted. The unaudited condensed interim financial statements of the Company for the Quarter and the related management's discussion and analysis have been filed and are available for review on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. They are also available on the Company's website at www.orosur.ca.

A link to the PDF version of the financial statements is available here:

http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/7831J_1-2022-4-28.pdf

A link to the PDF version of the MDA is available here :

http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/7831J_2-2022-4-28.pdf

Highlights of the Third Quarter Results for 2021/22

Colombia

-- Post the period end, on March 8(th) ,2022, the Company reported the results of assays from four additional holes - MAP- 097, 098, 099, 100.The holes encountered high grade gold intersections - 6.06m @ 2.72g/t Au, 14.2m @ 1.84 g/t Au, 8.35m @ 14.27 g/t Au, and 59.15m @ 0.91 g/t Au and i ncluded a potential new area at depth in Anza. In addition, it was reported that plans and permitting were being advanced for drilling new targets. That drilling activity has recently commenced.

Brazil

-- On January 14th, 2022 the Company announced that it had signed a Joint Venture ("JV") agreement with Meridian Mining UK Societas ("Meridian") (TSXV: MNO) in relation to the Ariquemes tin project ("Project") in the State of Rondonia, western Brazil. The Project comprises a large collection of granted tenements and applications, totalling almost 3,000km(2) . The licenses were all accumulated and are wholly owned by Meridian's local subsidiary and represent the dominant land position in the Rondônia Tin Province, one of the world's most significant tin regions. Under the JV terms, the Company can earn an equity interest of 75% in the Project by spending US$3m over a four-year period, in two phases: Phase 1 - earn 51% interest by spending US$1 million over a 24-month period; Phase 2 - earn an additional 24% interest by spending US$2 million over a subsequent 24-month period. Following completion of Phase 2, it is intended the two parties will either jointly fund the Project on a pro-rata basis or dilute to a net smelter royalty.

Argentina

-- On February 15th, 2022 the Company announced that it had signed a JV agreement ("Agreement") with a private Argentinean company DESEADO DORADO S.A.S and its shareholders ("Deseado") in relation to the El Pantano Gold/Silver Project in the Province of Santa Cruz in Argentina ("Gold/Siver Project").The Agreement covers nine licences owned by Deseado that, combined, total 607km2 in the prolific Deseado Massif region of Santa Cruz Province in southern Argentina, roughly 45km from Anglo Gold's Cerro Vanguardia mining camp. The terms of the Agreement allow for the Company to earn 100% equity in the Gold/Silver Project by investing US$3m over five years in two phases: Phase 1 - earn 51% by investing US$1m over an initial 3-year period; Phase 2,- move to 100% ownership by investing an additional US$2m over a subsequent 2-year period and granting Deseado a residual 2% net smelter return royalty on the Gold/Silver Project.

Post the period end, the Company announced that its geological teams mobilised to Santa Cruz Province, Argentina, to commence the Company's first field exploration program at the El Pantano Gold/Silver Project. This field program lasted approximately two weeks and involved extensive mapping and surface sampling (soils and rock chip) programs over the two most attractive prospects. Results are currently awaited.

Uruguay

-- In Uruguay, the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Loryser, continues to focus its activities on the implementation of the Creditors Agreement and the sale of its Uruguayan assets. Loryser is also continuing with the reclamation and remediation of the tailings dam which is nearing completion

-- As part of the Creditors Agreement, Orosur issued 10,000,000 Orosur common shares, in December 2019, to a trust for the benefit of Loryser's creditors. On September 10, 2021, the Company announced that it had been informed by the San Gregorio Trust that it had successfully sold its entire shareholding of 10 million common shares in the Company, which amount is being applied to meet Loryser's obligations under the Creditors Agreement.

Financial and Corporate

-- The unaudited consolidated financial statements have been prepared on a going concern basis under the historical cost method except for certain financial assets and liabilities which are accounted for as Assets and Liabilities held for sale (at the lower of book value or fair value) and Profit and Loss from discontinuing operations. This accounting treatment has been applied to the activities in Uruguay and Chile.

-- On February 28, 2022, the Company had a cash balance of $4,791k (May 31, 2021 $6,958k). As at the date of this MD&A, the Company had a cash balance of $4,478k.

For further information, please contact:

Orosur Mining Inc

Louis Castro, Chairman,

Brad George, CEO

info@orosur.ca

Tel: +1 (778) 373-0100

SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP - Nomad & Joint Broker

Jeff Keating / Caroline Rowe

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3 470 0470

Turner Pope Investments (TPI) Ltd - Joint Broker

Andy Thacker

JamesPope

Tel: +44 (0)20 3657 0050

Flagstaff Strategic and Investor Communications

Tim Thompson

Mark Edwards

Fergus Mellon

Tel: +44 (0) 207 129 1474

orosur@flagstaffcomms.com

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 ('MAR') which has been incorporated into UK law by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. Upon the publication of this announcement via Regulatory Information Service ('RIS'), this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

About Orosur Mining Inc.

Orosur Mining Inc. (TSX-V: OMI; AIM: OMI) is a minerals explorer and developer focused on identifying and advancing projects in South America. The Company currently operates in Colombia, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

Forward Looking Statements

All statements, other than statements of historical fact, contained in this news release constitute "forward looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including but not limited to the "safe harbour" provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are based on expectations estimates and projections as of the date of this news release. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, the exploration plans in Colombia and Brazil and the funding from Newmont/Agnico of those plans, Newmont/Agnico's decision to continue with the Exploration and Option agreement, the ability for Loryser to continue and finalize with the remediation in Uruguay, the ability to implement the Creditors' Agreement successfully as well as continuation of the business of the Company as a going concern and other events or conditions that may occur in the future. The Company's continuance as a going concern is dependent upon its ability to obtain adequate financing, to reach profitable levels of operations and to reach a satisfactory implementation of the Creditor's Agreement in Uruguay. These material uncertainties may cast significant doubt upon the Company's ability to realize its assets and discharge its liabilities in the normal course of business and accordingly the appropriateness of the use of accounting principles applicable to a going concern. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to significant risks and uncertainties including, but not limited, those as described in Section "Risks Factors" of the Company's MDA and the Annual Information Form. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events and such forward-looking statements, except to the extent required by applicable law

 
Condensed Interim Consolidated Statements of 
 Financial Position (Expressed in thousands of 
 United States dollars) 
 Unaudited                                                         As at                As at 
                                                           February 28,               May 31, 
                                                               2022                      2021 
ASSETS 
    Current assets 
     Cash and cash equivalents                             $ 4,791             $ 6,958 
    Restricted cash                                                  137                1,367 
    Accounts receivable and other assets                             174                  201 
    Assets held for sale in Uruguay                                  593                2,314 
------------------------------------------------  ----------------------  ------------------- 
Total current assets                                               5,395               10,840 
    Non-current assets 
     Property, plant and equipment                                   113                  124 
    Exploration and evaluation assets Colombia                     5,351                5,148 
------------------------------------------------  ----------------------  ------------------- 
Total assets                                             $ 11,159            $ 16,112 
LIABILITIES AND (DEFICIT) 
    Current liabilities 
     Accounts payable and accrued liabilities              $ 296               $ 486 
    Liabilities of Chile discontinued operation                    2,060                2,047 
    Warrant liability                                                433                1,734 
    Liabilities held for sale in Uruguay                          13,487               16,830 
------------------------------------------------  ----------------------  ------------------- 
Total current liabilities                                         16,276               21,097 
------------------------------------------------  ----------------------  ------------------- 
 
     Deficit 
     Share capital                                                69,333               69,333 
   Shares held by Trust                                             (72)                (165) 
   Contributed surplus                                             9,491                8,591 
   Currency translation reserve                                  (2,159)              (1,826) 
   Deficit                                                      (81,710)             (80,918) 
------------------------------------------------  ----------------------  ------------------- 
Total deficit                                                    (5,117)              (4,985) 
------------------------------------------------  ----------------------  ------------------- 
Total liabilities and deficit                            $ 11,159            $ 16,112 
 
 
 

Condensed Interim Consolidated Statements of Loss and Comprehensive Loss (Expressed in thousands of United States dollars)

Unaudited

 
                                                                             Three Months    Three Months                Nine Months             Nine Months 
                                                                             Ended            Ended                         Ended                    Ended 
                                                                             February 28,     February 28,                 February                February 
                                                                                                                             28,                     28,, 
                                                                                      2022          2021                    2022                     2021 
 
      Operating expenses 
      Corporate and administrative expenses $ 
      (444)                                                                                    $ (377)               $ (1,329)                  $ (910) 
    Exploration expenses (26)                                                                               (10)                      (36)                    (39) 
    Share-based compensation 41                                                                            (859)                 (274)                       (867) 
    Other income -                                                                                             9                         2                      20 
    Net finance cost (3)                                                                                     (3)                       (6)                     (6) 
    Gain on fair value of warrants 428                                                                     (61)                   1,301                      (61) 
    Net foreign exchange gain (33)                                                                           135                 (135)                         152 
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  --------------------  ------------------------  ---------------------- 
Net (loss) for the period for continued 
 operations $ (37)                                                                           $ (1,166)             $ (477)                    $ (1.711) 
Other comprehensive income (loss): 
    Cumulative translation 
     adjustment                              $                                       (139)   $         (24)        $          (333)           $          133 
--------------------------------  -------------------------------  -----------------------  ---  ---------------  -----  -----------------  -----  --------------- 
Total comprehensive (loss) 
 for the period from continued 
 operations                                                                          (176)    (1,190)                              (810)      (1,578) 
 
 

Income (loss) income from discontinued

 
    operations                         (329)                    (70)                     (315)              (1,549) 
--------------------------  -------------------  ---------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
Total comprehensive income 
 (loss) 
 for the period                         (505)               (1,260)                  (1,125)                (3,127) 
Basic and diluted net 
 (loss) income 
 per share for continued 
 operations                   $ (0.00)              $ (0.01)                $ (0.00)                $ (0.01) 
 
  Basic and diluted net 
  (loss) income 
  per share for 
  discontinued operations     $            0.00     $           (0.00)      $             0.00      $           (0.01) 
--------------------------  -----  ------------  ----  ---------------  --------  ------------  -----  --------------- 
Weighted average number of 
 common 
 shares outstanding                     188,420             185,392                    188,420              168,917 
 
 
 
 
  Condensed Interim Consolidated Statements 
  of Cash Flows 
(Expressed in thousands of United States 
 dollars) 
Unaudited 
                                                                                -------------------- 
                                                                   Nine Months     Nine Months 
                                                                         Ended        Ended 
                                                                  February 28,              February 
                                                                                                28,, 
                                                                          2022          2021 
--------------------------------------------------  --------------------------  -------------------- 
Operating activities 
Net (loss) for the period for continued 
 and discontinued operations                                           $ (792)             $ (3,260) 
Adjustments for: 
    Share-based compensation                                               274                   867 
    Labor provision adjustments                                        (1,600)             - 
    Obsolescence provision                                             (1,100)                 (100) 
    Fair value of warrants                                             (1,301)                   61 
    Gain on sale of property, plant and equipment                        (230)                 (400) 
    Foreign exchange and other                                            (56)                 1,472 
Changes in non-cash working capital items: 
    Accounts receivable and other assets                                    51                  (14) 
    Inventories                                                          1,504                 1,356 
    Accounts payable and accrued liabilities                               920                 (791) 
--------------------------------------------------  --------------------------  -------------------- 
Net cash used in operating activities                                  (2,218)                 (809) 
Investing activities 
    Increase in the restricted cash                                      (719)             - 
    Proceeds received for sale of property, 
     plant and equipment                                                   746                   461 
    Environmental tasks                                                (1,100)                 (61) 
    Proceeds received from exploration and 
     option agreement                                                    1,266                 2,893 
    Exploration and evaluation expenditures                            (1,630)               (1,540) 
--------------------------------------------------  --------------------------  -------------------- 
Net cash (used in) provided by investing 
 activities                                                            (1,437)                 1,753 
Financing activities 
    Issue of common shares                                                   -               4,978 
    Proceeds from the sale of treasury shares                              719 
    Proceeds from exercise of options                                                           437 
    Proceeds from exercise of options                                        -                   282 
--------------------------------------------------  --------------------------  -------------------- 
Net cash provided by financing activities                                  719                 5,687 
--------------------------------------------------  --------------------------  -------------------- 
Net Change in cash and cash equivalents                                (2,936)                 6,641 
Net change in cash classified within assets 
 held for sale                                                             769                 (417) 
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of 
 period                                                                  6,958                   782 
--------------------------------------------------  --------------------------  -------------------- 
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period                               $ 4,791               $ 7,006 
--------------------------------------------------  --------------------------  -------------------- 
 
Operating activities 
    - continued operations                                             (1,803)                 (765) 
    - discontinued operations                                            (415)                  (44) 
Investing activities 
    - continued operations                                             (1,083)                 1,292 
    - discontinued operations                                            (354)                   461 
Financing activities 
    - continued operations                                                 719                 5,697 
 

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