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Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Teknomining Plc

Appointment of Consulting Geologist to Manageme...

Teknomining Plc

Appointment of Consulting Geologist to Management Team

Dublin 25th January 2011

The Directors of Teknomining Plc (PLUS-SX: TEKP)   are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr.
John Colthurst, as a Geological Consultant to the company.

With over  thirty years experience in the mining and exploration industry, Dr. Colthurst is a
professional geologist certified by the Institute of Geologists of Ireland and a certified
European Geologist working extensively in Ireland and throughout Europe.

A founding member of The Institute of Geologists of Ireland, he is also a member and former
President of The Irish Association for Economic Geology (IAEG) and a member of The Mining Heritage
Trust of Ireland. He has served as the nominee of the Irish Association for Economic Geology on
the Royal Irish Academy's National Committee for Geology.

Commenting on the appointment of Dr. Colthurst, Michael Holden, Chief Executive, said that, "As
the company is currently completing the first phase of exploration in Turkey's Diyarbakir region,
it is important to have international geological expertise available to the company. As we move
from the initial exploration to the drilling phase it is timely that we strengthen our operations
team. John's expertise and experience will ensure that all our exploration and analysis will be of
the highest standard and we look forward to working with him as we develop our tight knit,
enthusiastic team"

The directors of the issuer accept responsibility for this announcement.

Contact Details
Teknomining Plc
Michael Holden, Managing Director
Mob. Ireland: +353 87 249 10 22
Mob. Turkey: +90 534 295 82 61
Email:    [email protected]


Teknomining Plc is engaged in the investigation, exploration, processing and marketing of
industrial and metallic minerals. It has secured full rights to two exploration licences over land
areas in the Province of Diyarbakir, Eastern Anatolia, Turkey covering approximately 10.9km2.

These licences grant Teknomining Plc rights to explore for "4th Group Minerals" as defined under
Turkish law. Preliminary sample analysis within the licence areas has identified the presence of
potentially significant levels of metallic minerals including copper, chromium and iron-ore

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