TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - Ecometals Limited (TSX VENTURE:EC)(BERLIN:GDQ)(FRANKFURT:GDQ) (the "Company") announces that the Compensation Committee recommended, and the Board of Directors approved, the granting on February 28, 2011 of an aggregate of 1,760,000 stock options to certain directors, officers and employees of the Company. These stock options have a vesting period of 18 months, an exercise price of $0.24 per common share and expire on February 28, 2014. The options were granted for employee performance during the past year as part of the Board's annual review of performance.
Ecometals Limited is a Canadian-listed mineral exploration and development company focused on mineral resources in Latin America. Apart from its gold exploration activities in Ecuador, Ecometals also has significant manganese and iron projects in Brazil at grass roots and development planning stages.
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