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Eskay Mining Corp Announces First Closing of Non-Brokered Private Placement

June 4, 2018

Toronto, Ontario (FSCwire) - Eskay Mining Corp. (“Eskay” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:ESK) (OTC-PK: ESKYF) (Frankfurt: KN7; WKN: A0YDPM) wishes to announce that, further to its press release dated May 11, 2018, it has closed the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement offering with the sale of 784,000 flow-through units (the “FT Units”) of the Company at a price of $0.30 per FT Unit for $235,200 and 690,000 working capital units (“WC Unit”) at a price of $0.25 per WC Unit for $172,500 for aggregate gross proceeds of $407,700 (the “Offering”). Eligible finders were paid cash finders’ fees of $4,500.

Each FT Unit comprises one (1) common share of the Company and one-half (½) of one (1) common share purchase warrant. Each full warrant (a “Warrant”) entitles the holder to acquire one (1) common share at a price of $0.40 until the earlier of (i) June 1, 2020 (the “Closing”); and (ii) in the event that the closing price of the common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange is at least $0.60 for ten (10) consecutive trading days, and the 10th trading day (the “Final Trading Day”) is at least four (4) months from the Closing, the date which is thirty (30) days from the Final Trading Day (the “Trigger Date”). 

Each WC Unit comprises one (1) common share of the Company and one (1) common share purchase warrant (a “WC Warrant”).  Each WC Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one (1) common share at a price of $0.40 until the earlier of (i) June 1, 2020; and (ii) the Trigger Date.

All securities issued pursuant to the Offering are subject to a statutory four month hold period expiring on October 2, 2018.

About Eskay Mining Corp:

Eskay Mining Corp (TSX-V:ESK) is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.  Eskay is an exploration company focused on the exploration and development of precious and base metals in British Columbia in a highly prolific, poly metallic area known as the Eskay Rift Belt located in the “Golden Triangle”, 70km northwest of Stewart, BC.  The Company currently holds mineral tenures in this area comprised of 177 claims (130,000 acres).

All material information on the Company may be found on its website at www.eskaymining.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

For further information, please contact:

Mac BalkamT: 416 907 4020
President & Chief Executive Officer     E: Mac@eskaymining.com

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-Looking Statements: This Press Release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. When used in this document, the words “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “intend”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”, “expect” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect our current views with respect to future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause our actual results to differ materially from the statements made, including those factors discussed in filings made by us with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties, such as actual results of current exploration programs, the general risks associated with the mining industry, the price of gold and other metals, currency and interest rate fluctuations, increased competition and general economic and market factors, occur or should assumptions underlying the forward looking statements prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated, or expected. We do not intend and do not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements, except as required by law. Shareholders are cautioned not to put undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.