October 24, 2011

METALCORP ANNOUNCES AMENDMENT TO ISSUANCES OF SHARES AS PRE-PRODUCTION ROYALTY ADVANCE PURSUANT TO NET SMELTER RETURNS ROYALTY

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, CANADA (October 24, 2011) - MetalCorp Limited ("MetalCorp" or the "Company") (TSXV – MTC) announces that the number of shares to be issued as payment of a pre-production royalty advance in the amount of $15,000 in accordance with the terms of the Net Smelter Returns Royalty Agreement made as of the 30th day of September 2008 (the "Agreement") to the Payees as such term is defined in the said Agreement was incorrectly calculated as 300,000 common shares (see Metalcorp's news release dated October 12, 2011) and the correct calculation of the number of shares is 275,862 The Company received TSXV approval to issue 275,862 common shares today. The expiry date of the hold period for these securities is February 12, 2012.

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
info(at)metalcorp(dot)ca

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