June 27, 2012 

Metalcorp Closes Sale to Barrick Gold of Three Mining Claims in its Hemlo East Property

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, CANADA (June 27, 2012) ‐ MetalCorp Limited (“MetalCorp”) (TSXV – MTC) is pleased to announce the closing of a sale to Barrick Gold Inc. (“Barrick”) of three unpatented mining claims in its Hemlo East Property near Marathon, Ontario (the “Purchased Assets”).

Under the terms of the agreement, MetalCorp has sold the Purchased Assets to Barrick for gross proceeds of $100,000. Additionally, MetalCorp has retained a 2% NSR Royalty on the Purchased Assets.

“We are pleased with the sale of the three mining claims to Barrick and look forward to further success in the coming year.” says Chris Dougherty, President of MetalCorp.

MetalCorp is a mineral exploration company based in Thunder Bay, Ontario, with gold and base metal projects in the Canadian Shield of Northern Ontario, Canada, one of the most prolific mineral districts in the world. To find out more about MetalCorp visit its website at www.metalcorp.ca.

For further information, please contact: Chris Dougherty, P.Eng., President Phone: (807) 683â1731, or via email: info(at)metalcorp(dot)ca

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