AQM Copper Announces the Resignation of a Director

AQM Copper Announces the Resignation of a Director 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/13 -- AQM Copper
Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AQM)(BVL:AQM) ("AQM Copper" or the "Company") today
announced that Steve Botts has resigned as a director of the Company
to focus full time on his role as President and CEO of Minera Panama.
Minera Panama S.A. is currently constructing the Cobre Panama
project, with production targeted for the first trimester of 2016. 
The Board of Directors thanks Steve for his contribution to the
development of the Company's Zafranal Project and wishes him well in
his new endeavours. 
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
Bruce Turner, President and CEO 
ABOUT AQM Copper: AQM Copper Inc. is a Canadian based mineral
exploration company exploring and developing copper deposits in South
America. Through its wholly owned Peruvian subsidiary, Minera AQM
Copper Peru S.A.C., the Company is developing the Zafranal
Copper-Gold Porphyry Project located in Southern Peru. Minera AQM
Copper Peru S.A.C. is the operator of a 50/50 JV with Teck Resources
Limited through a sole purpose Peruvian company formed for Zafranal
as announced in its press release on July 8, 2010. The Zafranal
Project has NI 43-101 compliant measured and indicated resources of
510.7 million tonnes grading 0.36% copper and 0.07 grams per tonne
gold. Management and directors have extensive experience working for
the world's largest mining copper producers. Please refer to the
Company's website at www.aqmcopper.com, for further information
regarding the Company and its projects. 
NEITHER THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER
(AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN THE POLICIES OF THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE)
ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE. 
Contacts:
To speak with an Investor Relations representative:
Pinnacle Capital Markets LTD.
Spyros P. Karellas
(416) 433-5696 or (416) 800-8921
spyros@pinnaclecapitalmarkets.ca