Coffey International Limited (ASX:COF) (Coffey) is pleased to announce they have been appointed by Transatlantic Mining Corp (TSX.V: TCO) (Transatlantic) as a key provider of technical services on their Ansongo Manganese project in Mali, West Africa.

Transatlantic CEO, Aidan Nania commented:

"We are delighted to work with the team at Coffey. They meet our requirements to move this project forward and deliver value for shareholders.

Coffey recently conducted a site visit and have begun work on an initial resource estimate for the project."

Coffey will leverage a combined Australian and African team to identify the full extent of mineralisation across the eight hills on the site. A range of services from exploration drilling and management, through to delivery of the detailed feasibility study will be provided over an anticipated 18-month time frame.