Chieftain Metals Adds to Technical Team

Chieftain Metals Adds to Technical Team 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/04/13 -- Chieftain Metals
Inc. ("Chieftain" or the "Company") (TSX:CFB) is pleased to announce
that the Company has appointed Mr. Gary MacSporran as Director,
Technical Services. 
Mr. MacSporran is a mining engineer with over 23 years of mining
experience with progressive responsibility in mine operations,
technical services and project studies/evaluations within
Noranda/Falconbridge, Teck Cominco, Mount Isa Mines, SRK Consulting
Australasia and Anvil Mining. Most recently, he held the position of
Senior Manager, Engineering Technical Services with QuadraFNX Mining
Ltd (presently KGHM International). Prior to this, he held the
position of Principal Mining Consultant with SRK Australasia for 7
years where he was elected Chairman of the Principal Partners Group
and appointed to the SRK Australasian Board of Directors. Mr.
MacSporran's experience includes technical services management, rock
mechanics specialist, underground mine design/optimization, project
studies/evaluation and technical due diligences. Mr. MacSporran has a
Diploma of Mining Technology from BCIT (1983), BSc, Mining
Engineering (1991) from Queen's University as well as an MSc in
Engineering, Rock Mechanics (1993), also from Queen's University. 
Mr. Victor Wyprysky, President and CEO stated, "We welcome Mr.
MacSporran to our team and look forward to his leadership in helping
to bring the "Chief" to production." 
About Chieftain Metals Inc.:  
Chieftain's principal business is the acquisition, exploration and
development of mineral properties. Since incorporation, the Company's
business has focused entirely on the acquisition, and thereafter the
development, of the Tulsequah Chief Polymetallic Project, in
north-western British Columbia, Canada. Chieftain's Property consists
of 54 mineral claims and Crown-grants covering approximately 30,547
hectares and covers two previously producing mines. For more
information on Tulsequah and related projects, please refer to the
Company's NI 43-101 compliant technical reports, being "Technical
Report for the Tulsequah Chief Project of Northern British Columbia,
Canada" with an effective date of December 12, 2012 as well as
"Tulsequah Chief Deposit, Tulsequah Chief Property, Northern British
Columbia" and "Big Bull Project, Tulsequah Chief Property, Technical
Report, Northern British Columbia", each dated as of November 8,
2010, which are available under the Company's profile on SEDAR
Forward-Looking Information: 
This press release includes certain "forward-looking statements"
within the meaning of the Ontario Securities Act or other laws or
regulations. All statements, other than statements of historical
fact, included herein, including without limitation, statements
regarding potential mineralization, mineral resources or reserves,
exploration results, future plans and objectives of Chieftain Metals
Inc. are forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will
prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could
differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.
Chieftain Metals Inc.
Victor Wyprysky
President & CEO
(416) 479-5411 
Chieftain Metals Inc.
Keith Boyle
Chief Operating Officer
(416) 479-5414
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