OROCO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF KEN THORSEN AS SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Vancouver, British Columbia – (October 17, 2017) Oroco Resource Corp. (TSXV: OCO) (“Oroco” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth R. Thorsen as Senior Technical Advisor to the Company.

Mr. Thorsen has almost five decades experience in the mining industry, including 20 years with Teck Resources Ltd. At the time of his retirement from Teck in 2000, Mr. Thorsen, as President of Teck Exploration Ltd., was in charge of exploration and administration in 17 countries.

Mr. Thorsen has served as a Director of a number of junior mining companies, notably Capstone Mining Corp. and Newstrike Capital Inc. Holding a BSc in Geological Engineering and previously a P. Eng designation in Ontario and British Columbia, Mr. Thorsen was formerly Oroco’s President and Chairman.

Of the appointment of Mr. Thorsen, Oroco’s CEO Craig Dalziel said, “We are delighted to once again be able to benefit from the knowledge and experience of Ken Thorsen. Given our continued focus on exploration and development properties in Mexico, and Ken’s extensive experience and successes in Mexico with Teck in the 1990s and Capstone and Newstrike more recently, we expect that he will be a very important contributor to Oroco’s acquisition and development plans.”

For further information, please contact:

Mr. Craig Dalziel, President and CEO
Oroco Resource Corp.
Tel: 604-688-6200

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