Continental Gold Provides 2017 Operations Update for its Buritica Project

Continental Gold Ltd.

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 25, 2017) - Continental Gold Inc. (TSX: CNL) (OTCQX: CGOOF) ("Continental Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an operations update and the 2017 construction outlook for its 100%-owned Buriticá project located in Antioquia, Colombia. Since receiving the final environmental permit in November 2016 and securing a senior secured debt facility in January 2017 for the Buriticá project, the Company has been active in ordering long lead time equipment and hiring key project personnel ahead of major earthworks beginning later this year. With the senior secured debt facility in place, the Company remains funded for its 2017 planned activities with approximately $100 million in available cash and liquidity and remains on track for first gold pour in early 2020.