Press Release July 2018

This press release indicates the start of SIB work plus illustrates a feature which appeared on the geophysical survey completed earlier this season. This anomaly is located approximately 2 KM south-west of our drill hole number south of the SIB LULU zone. SSRM are planning to review the surface area and then drill the anomaly this season.  Combined with the current drilling plans for SIB the work will enhance the search for Eskay Creek Two.
Our previously announced VTEM geophysical survey is complete and undergoing analysis of the data.  We have had ten days of geological teams on the ground following up certain early leads on the Western Areas beside Garabaldi (GGI-TSX-V) and Metalis (MTS-TSX-V). Data will be released as it becomes available.
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Mac Balkam, CEO
Eskay Mining Corp

Discovery watch with John Kaiser.

John discusses his recent attendance at the Sprott Symposium in Vancouver from July 16-20.  At the 21 minute mark he outlines a meeting he held with SSRM’s David Gale who is defining the exploration project at SIB/LULU to define Eskay Two mine. We know that all the easy mines have been discovered, now the move it to look “under cover” which means the zones of interest are not evident without science. That is the story of SIB.

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Drilling Begins for Eskay-style Precious Metals Targets at Eskay Mining Corp.’s SIB Property

Toronto, July 11, 2018 – Eskay Mining Corp. (“Eskay” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:ESK) (OTC-PK: ESKYF) (Frankfurt: KN7; WKN: A0YDPM) is pleased to announce that diamond
drilling is underway on its 4,400 hectare SIB property in northwestern British Columbia, Canada. The 7,000 to 9,000 meter drill program is the second of a planned three season program in
which SSR Mining Inc. has committed to spend $4.0 million this season (for further information on the option agreement with SSR, see the Company’s Press Release dated April 26, 2017) .

The 2018 SIB property drill campaign will further test prospective volcanic rocks that were successfully intersected beneath the Coulter Creek Thrust Fault (CCFT) in last season’s program (see the Company’s Press Release dated August 2, 2017 and January 22, 2018). These rocks bear strong similarities to host rocks to the world-class precious metals enriched VMS deposits mined between 1994 and 2008 at the nearby Eskay Creek mine, which lies less than 7 km along trend to the north. They also host encouraging alteration and local mineralization and appear to extend to the west and south of the 2017 drill holes, at depths which are within reach of diamond drills (see the Company’s Press Release dated January 22, 2018). Potential for Eskay-style discoveries on the SIB property therefore remains high, and the area will be systematically drill-tested this season by widely-spaced drill holes.

Charles J. Greig, P. Geo., a member of the Company’s Advisory Team, is a Qualified Person under the definition of National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Greig has reviewed and approved the
technical information in this press release.

For further information regarding the SIB Property, see the Company’s Press Releases of October 17, 2016, August 8, 2016, May 9, 2016 and January 23, 2013.