January 31, 2013



THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, CANADA (January 31, 2013) - MetalCorp Limited ("Metalcorp") (TSXV - MTC) is pleased to announce that it has mobilized a diamond drill program at its Pickle Lake Property in northwestern Ontario.  The exploration program is designed to test high-priority targets based on previous geophysical surveys on the Property, including Induced Polarization, MMI and Electro-Magnetics.  The program has been designed to include 4 holes totaling approximately 800 - 1,000 metres in both the Connell and Tarp Lake zones at MetalCorp's Pickle Lake Property.

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) 683-1731, or via email:  info(at)metalcorp(dot)ca.

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