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$NAM.ca Provides #PGM and #Lithium Exploration Update $LIX.ca $LI.ca $WM.ca $PDL.ca $GLEN

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:05 AM on Thursday, November 5th, 2020
  • Chairman and CEO, Harry Barr stated, “In the last week we have delivered over 300 River Valley samples from our core storage facility to Geolabs in Sudbury from which we expect assay results returned in early December. The analytical packages used at the lab will test for rhodium, palladium, platinum, ruthenium and iridium. Additionally, our field team in Manitoba have collected over 80 rock samples to be sent to Saskatchewan Research Council laboratories from our Lithium One Project. A second phase of rock sampling and mapping begins this week.”

November 5, 2020 – Rockport, Canada – New Age Metals Inc. (NAM) (TSXV:NAM ) ; ( OTC:NMTLF ) ; ( FSE:P7J) (“NAM” or the “Company”) NAM is pleased to provide an update on exploration activities for the Company’s two green metal divisions.

Chairman and CEO, Harry Barr stated, “In the last week we have delivered over 300 River Valley samples from our core storage facility to Geolabs in Sudbury from which we expect assay results returned in early December. The analytical packages used at the lab will test for rhodium, palladium, platinum, ruthenium and iridium. Additionally, our field team in Manitoba have collected over 80 rock samples to be sent to Saskatchewan Research Council laboratories from our Lithium One Project. A second phase of rock sampling and mapping begins this week.”

Exploration Update


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On September 29 the Company announced its plans for the third phase of exploration and development work at the flagship River Valley Palladium Project which includes the initiation of a project wide rhodium evaluation program and the second round of environmental baseline work in 2020. Story Environmental have scheduled the delivery of a final report presenting their work for the end of January 2021. The stated objective of the rhodium evaluation program is to ultimately evaluate the feasibility of including rhodium as a payable metal as part of the River Valley Project’s payable metal suite , that includes palladium, platinum, gold, copper, and nickel. The work in the final quarter of 2020 will focus on assaying historical River Valley samples for rhodium and other metals. This work will require follow-up metallurgical test work to prove rhodium recoverability.


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The Company’s River Valley core storage facility holds core from over 700 holes (above)


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Pictured above are field crew members from the Twohearts foundation who collaborated with New Age consultants at our latest field program at Lithium One.


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Above is a new outcrop exposure of the Silverleaf pegmatite displaying spodumene-lepidolite mineralization and on the right are.

Additional Activities for Q4 2020

Additional activities planned for Q4 regarding River Valley include exploration targeting which will continue to focus on footwall mineralization, though at the Dana South Zone in addition to the Pine Zone-T3 target. The interior of the River Valley Intrusion will also be re-evaluated for the possibility of MT and gravity surveys to aid development of targeting models for reef-type PGM deposits.

Shares for Services

The Company has issued 226,000 common shares at a deemed value of $0.06 per share to Agora Internet Relations Corp. (“AGORACOM”) pursuant to the terms of the March 2020 agreement. The securities issued represent the third payment for services under the terms of the agreement and are subject to a four month plus one day hold period expiring March 5, 2021.

About NAM

New Age Metals is a junior mineral exploration and development company focused on the discovery, exploration and development of green metal projects in North America. The Company has two divisions; a Platinum Group Metals division and a Lithium/Rare Element division. The PGM division includes the 100% owned, multi-million-ounce, district scale River Valley Project, one of North America’s largest undeveloped Platinum Group Metals Projects, situated 100 km from Sudbury, Ontario. The Company has recently completed a Preliminary Economic Assessment on the project and is working towards Prefeasibility. In Alaska the Company owns 100% of the Genesis PGM-Cu-Ni Project in Alaska. The Lithium division is the largest mineral claim holder in the Winnipeg River Pegmatite Field, where the Company is exploring for hard rock lithium and various rare elements such as tantalum and rubidium. Our philosophy is to be a project generator with the objective of optioning our projects with major and junior mining companies through to production. The Company is actively seeking an option/ joint venture partner for its road-accessible Genesis PGM-Cu-Ni project in Alaska and for our Lithium division in Manitoba.

About the River Valley Palladium Project

The details of the updated Mineral Resource Estimate (MRE) and Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) were announced in the press release dated August 9, 2019 and are described on NAM’s website. The pit constrained Updated Mineral Resource Estimate formed the basis of the PEA . At a cut-off grade of 0.35 g/t PdEq, the Updated Mineral Resource Estimate contains 2.867 Moz PdEq in the Measured plus Indicated classifications and 1.059 Moz PdEq in the Inferred classification. The PEA is a preliminary report, but it demonstrates that there are potentially positive economics for a large-scale mining open pit operation, with 14 years of Palladium production. Refer to the NAM website (www.newagemetals.com) for details.

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The contents contained herein that relate to Exploration Results or Mineral Resources is based on information compiled, reviewed or prepared by Dr. Bill Stone, P.Geo., a consulting geoscientist for New Age Metals. Dr. Stone is the Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and has reviewed and approved the technical content of this news release.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Harry Barr”

Harry G. Barr

Chairman and CEO

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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements: This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results and are based on current expectations or beliefs. For this purpose, statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. In addition, forward-looking statements include statements in which the Company uses words such as “continue”, “efforts”, “expect”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “confident”, “intend”, “strategy”, “plan”, “will”, “estimate”, “project”, “goal”, “target”, “prospects”, “optimistic” or similar expressions. These statements by their nature involve risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially depending on a variety of important factors, including, among others, the Company’s ability and continuation of efforts to timely and completely make available adequate current public information, additional or different regulatory and legal requirements and restrictions that may be imposed, and other factors as may be discussed in the documents filed by the Company on SEDAR (www.sedar.com), including the most recent reports that identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake any obligation to review or confirm analysts’ expectations or estimates or to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Investors should not place undue reliance on forw ard-looking statements.

St-Georges $SX.ca Has Secured the Ownership of All Mineral Licenses in the Republic of Iceland $NNX.ca $OM.ca $ICM.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 10:10 AM on Monday, October 26th, 2020
  • Completed the acquisition of Melmi EHF, the Icelandic corporation that owned the majority interest in the Thor Gold Project
  • Acquisition allows St-Georges to control its destiny and plan its exploration campaigns with no interference

Reykjavik – TheNewswire – October 26, 2020 St-Georges Eco-Mining Corp. (CSE:SX) (CNSX:SX.CN)(OTC:SXOOF) (FSE:85G1) is pleased to report that it has completed the acquisition of Melmi EHF, the Icelandic corporation that owned the majority interest in the Thor Gold Project and the remainder or the Icelandic mineral licenses not already controlled by St-Georges.

This transformative acquisition gives total control over the mineral licenses of the Republic of Iceland to St-Georges, making it the only junior exploration company to own all the mineral rights of a western country. This acquisition allows St-Georges to control its destiny and plan its exploration campaigns with no interference. It also gives the Company’s geological team access to extensive libraries of geological data, a large number of historical mineral samples and a well-maintained and secured national core shack that will be useable for future development. Furthermore, all the diamond drill cores from the Thor Gold project are now in the Company’s ownership and possession. The Company expects to be able to resample these cores in the process of elaborating its maiden NI 43-101 Gold-Silver and Copper resource estimate on the Thor Gold Project.

The Melmi EHF Acquisition

As previously disclosed in a press release on July 2, the Corporation will pay up to CA$775,000 in consideration of all the Melmi EHF shares as follows:

  1. (i)pay $65,000 upon the execution of the definitive share purchase agreement (the “Definitive Agreement”)
  2. (ii)pay an additional $60,000 on the earlier of: (a) 90 days of execution of the Definitive Agreement; and (b) the start of drilling on the Thor Gold Project;
  3. (iii)issue $400,000 of non-transferable debentures of the Corporation bearing a 6% annual interest, maturing 3 years from issuance (the “Maturity Date”), of $100,000 will be convertible into common shares in the capital of SX (the “SX Shares”) at a deemed price of $0.10 per SX Shares, $150,000 at a deemed price of $0.15 per SX Shares, and $150,000 at a deemed price of $0.20 per SX Shares; and
  4. (iv) as additional consideration, subject to and upon all the Licences Application having been granted, issue $250,000 non-transferable debentures of SX bearing a 6% annual interest, maturing 3 years from issuance, and convertible into SX Shares at a deemed price of $0.20 per SX Shares.

Iceland Operational Update

In September, the Corporation drilled a reversed circulation (RC) drill hole for a total length of 124 meters.

In October, reconnaissance and follow-up fieldwork was conducted in Vopnafjordur (Vopna) and Trollaskagi (Trolla) projects. Mineralization bearing outcrops were identified and sampled and brought to St-Georges’ secure facilities in Reykjavik for petrographic analysis. Some of the

se samples were prepared to be sent for assays to ALS Laboratories in Dublin, Ireland. Management expects that the results of these essays will become available later this year, and the Company expects to report on it as soon as the information becomes available.

Picture 1, Outcrop on Trolla Gold Project

Picture 2. Outcrop on Trolla Gold Project

Picture 3. Close up of a Quartz Vein from an Outcrop on Trolla

Picture 4 & 5: Quartz Vein from Trolla Outcrop (Picture 3) Under Magnifying glass (10X)

Picture 5. Magnified Quartz vein from Trolla Outcrop gold is associated with pyrite in Iceland

Picture 6. Outcrop at Trolla Gold Project

Picture 7. Water Stream over Outcrop at Vopna Gold.

About Iceland

Iceland climate, location, access and infrastructure (Histed,R,2010)

Located in the North Atlantic, approximately midway between Greenland and Great Britain, the warm North Atlantic Current ensures that the climate in Iceland, described as subpolar, oceanic, has generally higher temperatures than locations of similar latitude throughout the world. Regions or places that have similar climate are Tierra del Fuego, the Aleutian Islands and Alaskan Peninsula. Although Iceland lies close to the Arctic, its coasts remain ice-free year-round.

As can be expected, the southern coast is generally warmer, wetter and windier than the northern coast. The lower-lying, inland areas in the north are the most arid, although snowfall in the north during the winter months is greater than in the south.

Historically, recorded temperature extremes for the country are 30.5 C and -38.0C. The high in Reykjavik was 26.2C in 2008, and the low there was -24.5C in 1918. Although the Icelandic climate can be harsh, the GI-Melmi JV completed a drilling program at Thormodsdalur (Thor Gold Project) from November 2005 through May 2006 without undue difficulty. In the north, the increased snowfall would make an effort such as this more difficult. Reconnaissance is to be limited to the summer months.

Iceland’s infrastructure is well developed and modern. Road construction was begun around the start of the 20th century and peaked during the 1980’s. The roads are well constructed and maintained asphalt, although some gravel roads are still found. The current road system connects most of the larger towns and villages and is mostly confined to the coastal areas. Currently, there are a total of 12,691 kilometers of roads in Iceland that includes 3,262 kilometers of paved surface. Inland road access diminishes to dirt roads to no roads making access to some areas difficult, requiring foot travel or helicopter support. There are no railroads in Iceland.

Geological Setting

Iceland occurs at the junction of two large physical structures; the Mid Atlantic Ridge and the Greenland-Iceland-Faeroes Ridge (Figure 9). At this intersection, the mantle is hotter and less dense than the surrounding mantle. The mantle material rises as a result of heat and chemical-related density differences resulting in a dome in the crust above. This hotspot is causing a higher rate of extrusive volcanism at this point on the Mid Atlantic Ridge, which has, in turn, caused the region to be built up to a level more than 3 kilometers above the surrounding seafloor and covers an area of more than 350,000 km2. This is known as the Iceland Basalt Plateau. The portion of the plateau above sea level is now the country of Iceland (Martin, et al., 2007).

Tectonic Setting

In the Mid Atlantic Rift environment, the central portions of Iceland have moved outwards, away from the zones of active rifting and crustal development such that oldest rocks occur towards the margins and youngest in the center. Due to the migration of the hotspot to the south-east with time, an asymmetry has been imparted to the shape of the island. Currently, the hotspot lies under the south-eastern quadrant of the island (Corbett, 2004). This area now denotes the zone of active rifting and volcanism. Figure 10 shows the geology of Iceland defined by tectonic zones that coincide with the ages of the rocks.

Principal Tectonic Zones

The significant rift systems that have focused volcanism through time are noted below.

  • – The Snaefellsnes-Skagi Rift Zone in western Iceland was active in the 16-6.5 m.y. period. – The Reykjanes-Langjokull Rift Zone in central western Iceland resulted in the development of the Reykjanes Peninsula from about 6 my. – The North Volcanic Rift Zone became active from 3-4 my and extends to the present time. – An Eastern Volcanic Rift Zone is developing at this time.

Significant quantities of felsic intrusive and extrusive rocks occur in the dominantly basaltic sequence, and the felsic rocks locally display gold-anomalous hydrothermal alteration (Corbett, 2004).

Structurally, NE fractures reflect the spreading centre direction and are, therefore, some of the most numerous and laterally extensive fracture patterns, commonly evident as normal faults that may be exploited by dykes. NS and ENE fractures are developed as conjugate fractures during the NW-SE extension.

$NAM.ca Announces #Rhodium Assay Program for River Valley in Q4 2020 $WG.ca $XTM.ca $WM.ca $PDL.ca $GLEN

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:33 AM on Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
  • Announced its Q4 2020 program for the River Valley Palladium Project near Sudbury, Ontario
  • Primary focus of the program is a Phase 1 of a multi-phase rhodium assay program designed to prove-up the world’s most valuable metal as a payable component of River Valley.
  • Chairman & CEO Harry Barr stated; “We have seen the price of rhodium run from $6,050 an ounce to a high of $13,800 this year and the company plans to investigate the potential economic metal credit that rhodium offers at River Valley
  • We know the project contains rhodium as evidenced by its presence in our latest Mineral Resource Estimate.
  • However, rhodium was not included as a payable metal in our 2019 Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA), due to insufficient number of assays and limited metallurgical recovery information.”
  • The highest-grade rhodium assay is 0.873 g/t Rh for drill core from the Lismer North Ridge Zone
  • This potential metal credit may be significant at current pricing and our objective is to complete sufficient re-assaying and metallurgy to prove that rhodium could provide up to 5% of the Project’s payable metal package”.

September 29, 2020 –  Rockport, Canada – New Age Metals Inc. (NAM) (TSXV:NAM ) ; ( OTC:NMTLF ) ; ( FSE:P7J) (“NAM” or the “Company”) NAM is pleased to announce its Q4 2020 program for the River Valley Palladium Project near Sudbury, Ontario. The primary focus of the program is a Phase 1 of a multi-phase rhodium assay program designed to prove-up the world’s most valuable metal as a payable component of River Valley. Chairman & CEO Harry Barr stated; “We have seen the price of rhodium run from $6,050 an ounce to a high of $13,800 this year and the company plans to investigate the potential economic metal credit that rhodium offers at River Valley. We know the project contains rhodium as evidenced by its presence in our latest Mineral Resource Estimate. However, rhodium was not included as a payable metal in our 2019 Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA), due to insufficient number of assays and limited metallurgical recovery information. The Mineral Resource Estimation work completed to date shows over 25,000 ounces of rhodium in the Measured plus Indicated resource classification and an additional 20,000 ounces in the Inferred classification. The highest-grade rhodium assay is 0.873 g/t Rh for drill core from the Lismer North Ridge Zone . The first phase of the rhodium work will focus on the northern area of the Project, where initial production would potentially begin as determined in the 2019 PEA Study. This potential metal credit may be significant at current pricing and our objective is to complete sufficient re-assaying and metallurgy to prove that rhodium could provide up to 5% of the Project’s payable metal package”.

Rhodium Market

Rhodium (Rh), one of the six Platinum Group Metals, is a silver-white metallic element that is highly reflective and strongly resistant to corrosion. Rh’s primary use is in catalytic converters of automobiles, where it reduces the amount of nitrogen oxides (NOx) exhaust gases emitted into the atmosphere. In 2019, almost 90% of rhodium demand was from the auto-catalyst sector . Rh is a very special metal in terms of its performance in converting NOx into harmless gases, and will continue to be the metal of choice for the control of NOx .

Mined supply of Rh in 2019 was over 750,000oz and recycled supply was 315,000oz, resulting in a deficit of approximately 50,000oz. Rh supply is inelastic to demand for various reasons: Rh content in the earth’s crust is extremely rare, and the metal is mined as a by-product of platinum and palladium mining or nickel mining. There is no such thing as a primary Rh mine, and the major producers are all located in South Africa . South Africa produces over 85% of the global Rh supply annually, with majority of this supply being generated by the mining companies listed below (Rh production listed as a percentage of overall mining production):

  • – Sibanye Stillwater (2019 Rh production, 7% overall contributed 22% of revenue) – Anglo Platinum (H12020 Rh production, 7.5% overall contributed 34% of revenue) – Impala Platinum (H12020 Rh production, 6.5% overall contributed 25% of revenue)


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Rhodium Assay Program

Rhodium (Rh), the world’s most valuable metal (US$ 12,000/oz as of September 28, 2020),
is present with palladium and platinum at the River Valley Deposit (Figure 1). However, the amount of existing Rh assays is relatively small and their spatial distribution limited, due to the high cost of assaying. The highest-grade rhodium assay is 0.873 g/t Rh for a core sample from the Lismer North Zone . Rhodium is included in the 2001, 2012, 2018 and 2019 Mineral Resource Estimates. Rhodium grades in the 2019 Mineral Resource Estimate (Table 1) are based on
Rh assay data for 7,471 drill core samples and 2,641 channel samples, for a total of 10,112 assays. Of these, 8,268 core and channel sample Rh assays records are for the Dana North Zone,
1,338 core and channel sample Rh assay records for the Dana South Zone, and 506 core sample assays for the Lismer Zones: there are no Rh assays available in the database for the Pardo, Pine, Banshee, Lismer Ridge, Varley, Azen, and Razor zones . Clearly, the Rh assay data distribution is highly concentrated at Dana North. Furthermore, the rhodium mineral hollingworthite (Rh, Pt, Pd) AsS has been identified during mineralogical and metallurgical testwork studies of drill core from Dana North and Dana South. Although included in the 2019 Mineral Resource Estimate for the River Valley Palladium deposit, Rh was excluded in the 2019 Preliminary Economic Assessment as payable metal in the Net Smelter Return estimates.

In addition, a relatively small amount of additional Rh assay data (337 analyses) are available for core samples analyzed during an academic research project and for surface grab samples (158) assayed during exploration programs. The highest grades were 0.372 g/t Rh for the core and 0.309 g/t Rh for the surface grab samples. However, these data cannot be used directly for Mineral Resource Estimation purposes.

The Rhodium Assay Program for Q4 2020 is to be based on re-assaying available drill core samples for Rh. The drill holes to be sampled will be carefully selected from representative drill cross-sections of priority zones, primarily Pine Zone and possibly Dana South and Lismer North. Samples from mineralized core intervals above the lower cut-off grade and adjacent material are to be submitted to an appropriate laboratory for PGM assay with enhanced detection limits.
In addition to Rh (and palladium platinum and gold), the minor PGM ruthenium (Ru) and iridium (Ir) will also be assayed. The Q4 2020 work will be Phase 1 of a multi-phase program . Pending results and progress, the follow-up phases of work will include more sampling and assaying and mineralogical and metallurgical testwork, in order to ultimately prove-up rhodium as a payable metal for the River Valley Project.


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Figure 1. The mineralized zones and current pit constrained Mineral Resource Estimates of the River Valley Palladium Deposit near Sudbury, Ontario. Source: NAM press release dated August 8, 2019.


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Additional Activities for Q4 2020

Additional activities planned for Q4 regarding River Valley include environmental baseline studies, archaeological assessments, and development of new exploration targets for field validation and testing in 2021. The environmental baseline studies will involve a second round of surface water quality sampling and flow measurement. Exploration targeting will continue to focus on footwall mineralization, though at the Dana South Zone in addition to the Pine Zone-T3 target. The interior of the River Valley Intrusion will also be re-evaluated for the possibility of MT and gravity surveys to aid development of targeting models for contact-type PGM deposits.

About NAM

New Age Metals is a junior mineral exploration and development company focused on the discovery, exploration and development of green metal projects in North America. The Company has two divisions; a Platinum Group Metals division and a Lithium/Rare Element division. The PGM division includes the 100% owned River Valley Project, one of North America’s largest undeveloped Platinum Group Metals Projects, situated 100 km from Sudbury, Ontario as well as the Genesis PGM Project in Alaska. The Lithium division is the largest mineral claim holder in the Winnipeg River Pegmatite Field, where the Company is exploring for hard rock lithium and various rare elements such as tantalum and rubidium. Our philosophy is to be a project generator with the objective of optioning our projects with major and junior mining companies through to production. The Company is actively seeking an option/ joint venture partner for its road-accessible Genesis PGM project in Alaska and for our Lithium division in Manitoba.

About the River Valley Palladium Project

The details of the updated Mineral Resource Estimate (MRE) and Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) were announced in the press release dated August 9, 2019 and are described on NAM’s website. The pit constrained Updated Mineral Resource Estimate formed the basis of the PEA . At a cut-off grade of 0.35 g/t PdEq, the Updated Mineral Resource Estimate contains 2.867 Moz PdEq in the Measured plus Indicated classifications and 1.059 Moz PdEq in the Inferred classification. The PEA is a preliminary report, but it demonstrates that there are potentially positive economics for a large-scale mining open pit operation, with 14 years of Palladium production. Refer to the NAM website (www.newagemetals.com) for details.

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The contents contained herein that relate to Exploration Results or Mineral Resources is based on information compiled, reviewed or prepared by Dr. Bill Stone, P.Geo., a consulting geoscientist for New Age Metals. Dr. Stone is the Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and has reviewed and approved the technical content of this news release.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Harry Barr”

Harry G. Barr

Chairman and CEO

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.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements: This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results and are based on current expectations or beliefs. For this purpose, statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. In addition, forward-looking statements include statements in which the Company uses words such as “continue”, “efforts”, “expect”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “confident”, “intend”, “strategy”, “plan”, “will”, “estimate”, “project”, “goal”, “target”, “prospects”, “optimistic” or similar expressions. These statements by their nature involve risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially depending on a variety of important factors, including, among others, the Company’s ability and continuation of efforts to timely and completely make available adequate current public information, additional or different regulatory and legal requirements and restrictions that may be imposed, and other factors as may be discussed in the documents filed by the Company on SEDAR (www.sedar.com), including the most recent reports that identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake any obligation to review or confirm analysts’ expectations or estimates or to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Investors should not place undue reliance on forw ard-looking statements.

Phase Two $NAM.ca Exploration Results for River Valley Palladium Project in Q3 2020 $WG.ca $XTM.ca $WM.ca $PDL.ca $GLEN

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:00 AM on Thursday, September 24th, 2020
  • Announced results from the Phase 2 exploration drill program and surface prospecting activities at its 100% owned River Valley Palladium Project near Sudbury, Ontario
  • Holes T3-20-03, T3-20-04 and PZ-20-07 were drilled in Q3 2020 for a total of 792 metres
  • Hole T3-20-03 was drilled as an infill hole within the Pine Zone-T3 Target
  • The hole intersected three mineralized intervals: 1) 5 metres grading 0.21 g/t Pd+Pt+Au and 0.05% Cu or 0.30 g/t PdEq from 236 metres down hole; 2) 9 metres grading 0.27 g/t Pd+Pt+Au and 0.02% Cu or 0.32 g/t PdEq from 247 metres downhole; and 3) 6 metres grading 0.30 g/t Pd+Pt+Au and 0.02% Cu or 0.37 g/t PdEq from 259 metres downhole
  • The results confirm presence of the Pine Zone mineralization.

September 24, 2020 – Rockport, Canada – New Age Metals Inc. (NAM) (TSXV:NAM ) ; ( OTC:NMTLF ) ; ( FSE:P7J) (“NAM” or the “Company”) New Age Metals announces results from the Phase 2 exploration drill program and surface prospecting activities at its 100% owned River Valley Palladium Project near Sudbury, Ontario. Reported herein are the assay results for holes drilled to test Pine Zone and T3 targets and
high-grade mineralized surface samples from the footwall to the east of the Dana South Zone. Phase Three plans are discussed below in the release and its final plan will be announced before the end of September.

Drill Results

Holes T3-20-03, T3-20-04 and PZ-20-07 were drilled in Q3 2020 for a total of 792 metres
(Figure 1; Table 1). Hole T3-20-03 was drilled as an infill hole within the Pine Zone-T3 Target. The hole intersected three mineralized intervals: 1) 5 metres grading 0.21 g/t Pd+Pt+Au and 0.05% Cu or 0.30 g/t PdEq from 236 metres down hole; 2) 9 metres grading 0.27 g/t Pd+Pt+Au and 0.02% Cu or 0.32 g/t PdEq from 247 metres downhole; and 3) 6 metres grading 0.30 g/t Pd+Pt+Au and 0.02% Cu or 0.37 g/t PdEq from 259 metres downhole. The results confirm presence of the Pine Zone mineralization.

Hole T3-20-04 was drilled to expand the boundaries of the Pine Zone-T3 Target eastwards and southwards. The hole intersected the favourable Breccia Unit, but failed to intersect significant intervals of mineralization. Best assay result is 1 metre grading 0.64 g/t Pd+Pt+Au and 0.02% Cu from 307 metres downhole.

PZ-20-07 was drilled to test an IP chargeability feature 250 m east along strike from the Pine Zone. The hole was abandoned at 166 metres depth, due to the presence of lengthy intersections of heavy pyrite coatings on fractures in core of the Archean basement. No assays were generated, but the IP chargeability feature is explained.


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Figure 1. Location of 2020 Phases 1 and 2 drill holes (labelled) and previously drill holes plotted on 3-D wireframe model of the Dana North Zone (exposed) and Pine Zone (covered), River Valley Palladium Project near Sudbury, Ontario.


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Mineral Prospecting

Mineral prospecting activities in Q3 2020 focused on Dana South and Pardo Zones (Figure 2).
At the Dana South Zone, the covered area between the eastern boundary of the mineral resources and the western shoreline of Dana Lake was prospected and sampled. Samples collected from here previously returned assays of up to 4.91 g/t Pd+Pt+Au and 0.25% Cu (see press released dated December 6, 2016). The purpose of returning was to confirm the presence of the favourable River Valley Breccia Unit and Cu-Fe sulphide mineralization in outcrop.

Significant assays were returned for seven of the 14 outcrop samples (Table 2). The highest assay result is a remarkable 8.29 g/t Pd+Pt+Au and 0.24% Cu . Evidently, the confirmed surface mineralization means that either the footprint of the Dana South Zone is larger than the modelled mineral resources or it represents discovery of a potential new zone located approximately 50 m to 100 m to the east of Dana South. The surface mineralized area is planned to be stripped and drilled when conditions allow in 2021.

At Pardo, the northernmost mineralized zone of the River Valley Deposit (2 km north-northeast of
Dana North; Figure 3), four samples were taken to confirm the presence of surface mineralization indicated in historic sampling. Three of the four samples returned assays indicative of palladium mineralization (Table 2). The highest assay result was 1.46 g/t Pd+Pt+Au and 0.12% Cu.
With such confirmed indications of palladium mineralization on surface, and in historic drilling (eleven holes drilled in 2004), Pardo Zone is under consideration for additional mineral prospecting and mapping surveys and trenching and drilling, in order to ultimately support an NI 43-1010 compliant Mineral Resource Estimate.


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Figure 2. Mineralized surface grab sample locations outside to the east of the 2019 mineral resources model ( red ) at Dana South Zone.


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Figure 3. Location of the Pardo mineralized zone ( red ), 2 km north-northeast of the Dana North and Pine Zones.


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River Valley Phase Three

The Company’s management and technical team are finalizing plans for a phase three program at River Valley. This phase will focus on the project’s rhodium potential and an announcement outlining our plans is forthcoming

Additional activities planned for Q4 regarding River Valley include environmental baseline studies, archaeological assessments, and development of new exploration targets for field validation and testing in 2021.

The environmental baseline studies will involve a second round of surface water quality sampling and flow measurement. For the Archaeological work, a stage 2 assessment will be completed in areas adjacent to selected water bodies and streams. Exploration targeting will continue to focus on footwall mineralization, though at the Dana South Zone in addition to the Pine Zone-T3 target. The interior of the River Valley Intrusion will also be re-evaluated for the possibility of MT and gravity surveys to aid development of targeting models for contact-type PGM deposits.

Assay Procedures & QA/QC

The 2020 Phase 1 drilling was completed by Jacob & Samuel Drilling Ltd. of Sudbury, Ontario under the supervision of NAM geologists. The drill core samples were sent to the SGS Canada Inc. Laboratory in Lakefield, Ontario for sample preparation and assay analyses. The preparation involved crushing of 3 kg of each sample to 90% passing 2 mm, and then pulverizing 0.5 kg to 85% passing 75 um. Palladium, Platinum and Gold were assayed by fire assay with ICP-AES finish (GE-FAI313). Copper, Nickel and 32 additional metals were assayed by two acid digestion and ICP-OES finish (GE-ICP14B). Blanks and blind certified standard samples were submitted at regular intervals for assay with the core samples as part of NAM’s rigorous Quality Assurance/Quality Control program.

About NAM

New Age Metals is a junior mineral exploration and development company focused on the discovery, exploration and development of green metal projects in North America. The Company has two divisions; a Platinum Group Metals division and a Lithium/Rare Element division. The PGM division includes the 100% owned River Valley Project, one of North America’s largest undeveloped Platinum Group Metals Projects, situated 100 km from Sudbury, Ontario, as well as the Genesis PGM-Cu-Ni Project in Alaska. The Lithium division is the largest mineral claim holder in the Winnipeg River Pegmatite Field, where the Company is exploring for hard rock lithium and various rare elements such as tantalum and rubidium. Our philosophy is to be a project generator with the objective of optioning our projects with major and junior mining companies through to production. The Company is actively seeking an option/ joint venture partner for its road-accessible Genesis PGM Cu-Ni project in Alaska and for our Lithium division in Manitoba.

About the River Valley Palladium Project

The details of the updated Mineral Resource Estimate (MRE) and Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) were announced in the press release dated August 9, 2019 and are described on NAM’s website. The pit constrained Updated Mineral Resource Estimate formed the basis of the PEA . At a cut-off grade of 0.35 g/t PdEq, the Updated Mineral Resource Estimate contains
2.867 Moz PdEq in the Measured plus Indicated classifications and 1.059 Moz PdEq in the
Inferred classification. The PEA is a preliminary report, but it demonstrates that there are potentially positive economics for a large-scale mining open pit operation, with 14 years of Palladium production. Refer to the NAM website (www.newagemetals.com) for details.

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On behalf of the Board of Directors

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Harry G. Barr

Chairman and CEO

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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements: This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results and are based on current expectations or beliefs. For this purpose, statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. In addition, forward-looking statements include statements in which the Company uses words such as “continue”, “efforts”, “expect”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “confident”, “intend”, “strategy”, “plan”, “will”, “estimate”, “project”, “goal”, “target”, “prospects”, “optimistic” or similar expressions. These statements by their nature involve risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially depending on a variety of important factors, including, among others, the Company’s ability and continuation of efforts to timely and completely make available adequate current public information, additional or different regulatory and legal requirements and restrictions that may be imposed, and other factors as may be discussed in the documents filed by the Company on SEDAR (www.sedar.com), including the most recent reports that identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward- looking statements. The Company does not undertake any obligation to review or confirm analysts’ expectations or estimates or to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Investors should not place undue reliance on forw ard-looking statements.

St-Georges Eco-Mining $SX.ca $SXOOF: First Hole Completed at Thor Gold Project $NNX.ca $OM.ca $ICM.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:10 AM on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020
  • Completed its first reverse circulation drill hole at the Thor project in the vicinity of Reykjavik in Iceland
  • The hole was positioned to test a previous surface sample that assayed 37.4 g/t gold and 69.3 g/t silver
  • The hole was successfully ended at 124 meters

Reykjavik – September 15, 2020 – St-Georges Eco-Mining Corp. (CSE:SX) (CNSX:SX.CN) (OTC:SXOOF) (FSE:85G1) is pleased to disclose that it has completed its first reverse circulation drill hole at the Thor project in the vicinity of Reykjavik in Iceland. The hole was positioned to test a previous surface sample that assayed 37.4 g/t gold and 69.3 g/t silver. The hole was successfully ended at 124 meters.

The exploration team lead by Pr Helen Salmon and supported by Herb Duerr and lead field geologist Gary McLearn, had identified earlier in August a new target zone outside the historically explored area following the grab sample results from sample 008 that yielded 69.3 g/t silver, 0.216% Copper & 37.4 g/t Gold. (See Company’s Press Release from August 21, 2020).

Because of high grades in past mining and the presence of visible gold in past work, a decision to sample the hole on 30 cm intervals was made by management. Our contract geologist may have observed visible grains of gold and possible accessory silver minerals near the bottom of the hole. As such, management has decided to do a standard 50 assay ton fire assay with atomic absorption finish for both gold and silver. Any samples assaying over 0.8 g/t gold will be automatically reassayed. If the samples are inconsistent, the lab will be instructed to do metal screening for particulate gold on reject material.

The current surface exploration campaign conducted one drill hole via reverse circulation using a standard hammer drill bit of 5.5 inches (~14 cm) in size. The drilling was conducted under the constant supervision of the Company’s field geologist, and all the material of every 30cm of depth was collected in plastic buckets sealed, identified with a code, and carried to St-Georges’ secure warehousing facilities in Reykjavik. From there, the geologists will prepare a representative sample for every bucket. Based on the visual analysis conducted while logging the material so far, the Company expects to send over 400 samples to be assayed to ALS Global Laboratories (ISO/IEC 17025 accredited) in Loughrea, Ireland. The Company intends to request a rush treatment for the assay of these samples.

The hole completed went from surface to a depth of 124 meters on an azimuth of 110 degrees. The drill rig cased the hole to 2 meters depth encountering approximately 1.5 meters of overburden at the surface. The mineralization encountered is compatible with the type often favorable for gold on the Thor project consisting of quartz veining adjacent to basalt with apparent abundant pyrite and accessory sulphides. Visible gold and silver may have been identified in the field by the Company’s field geologist. These sections are still being logged and sampled and prepared to be sent to the laboratory. See Figures 1, 2 & 3.


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Figure 1. Mineralization floating on top of drilling mud


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Figure 2. Mineralization from quartz veining

Figure 3. Mineralization close up from Fig. 2

St-Georges’ President & CEO, Vilhjalmur Thor Vilhjalmsson, commented: “(…) We are encouraged by the current pace of the exploration work on the Thor Gold Project. The team has worked with the constraints of the COVID-19 quarantine and additional precautions imposed by the new government regulations, and still ended-up delivering within the aggressive target dates we had put forward (…) We are particularly pleased with the field team led by Gary. We have given the team much leeway and trusted their professional expertise. Gary took a bold decision in choosing an underexplored location for the only deeper drill hole we were authorized for to date under our agreement with Melmis. For what we know so far, it was worth the risk (…) we expect to close the transaction with Melmis this month, and we will keep the drilling contractor busy for the foreseeable future on the Thor Gold Project (…)”.

About Thor Gold

The Thormodsdalur Gold Project is located about 20km east of the city center of Reykjavik and south-east of the Lake Hafravatn. The project was discovered in 1908. The property produced a gold concentrate from 1911 to 1925, which shipped to Germany for processing. Over 300 meters of tunnels explored and mined one or more quartz veins and wall rock below open cuts at the surface.

Studies between 1996 and 2013 identified the project mineralization as a low sulfidation system hosted by basic to intermediate flows of Pliocene to Miocene age. The host contains banded chalcedony and ginguro within a fault zone up to 5 meters in width. To date, the identified gold trend has a known strike length of 700 meters determined by drill intercepts. Petrographic analysis of the vein material identified gold occurring in its free form and as part of an assemblage with pyrite and chalcopyrite. Petrographic and XRD studies show an evolution of the vein system from the zeolite assemblage to quartz-adularia and lastly, to minor calcite.

Thirty-two holes have been drilled within the license area, for a total of 2439 meters. Gold values vary from less than 0.5 g/t to a maximum of 415 g/t. (These values were obtained from selected random intervals and cannot be construed to be representative of any particular thickness or overall length.) Historically, the best intercepts from the diamond drilling are 33.5m of 8.0 g/t Au (true thickness) and 5.2m of 35.4 g/t Au (true thickness).

Gary McLearn, A professional geoscientist (Ontario APGO #2900) and an Independent Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101, has prepared, supervised the preparation or approved the scientific and technical disclosure in the news release.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

“Vilhjalmur Thor Vilhjalmsson”

Vilhjalmur Thor Vilhjalmsson

President and CEO

About St-Georges

St-Georges is developing new technologies to solve some of the most common environmental problems in the mining industry.

The Company controls directly or indirectly, through rights of first refusal, all of the active mineral tenures in Iceland. It also explores for nickel on the Julie Nickel Project & for industrial minerals on Quebec’s North Shore and for lithium and rare metals in Northern Quebec and in the Abitibi region. Headquartered in Montreal, St-Georges’ stock is listed on the CSE under the symbol SX, on the US OTC under the Symbol SXOOF and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol 85G1

The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or the accuracy of the contents of this release.

Investing in #Palladium – Everything You Need to Know – SPONSOR: New Age Metals $NAM.ca $WG.ca $XTM.ca $WM.ca $PDL.ca $GLEN

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:30 AM on Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Investing in Palladium – Everything You Need to Know

  • Auto Industry Demand – This is by far the number one influence on the prices of palladium around the world
  • Geopolitical Concerns – This factor can be active on a number of fronts for palladium and is something you should investigate prior to investing
  • Substitution – Substituting palladium for other metals within the auto industry is something which is coming under and increasing amount of scrutiny

By: Anthony Gallagher

Why Invest in Palladium?

Investing in precious metals you would be forgiven for putting a very heavy focus on the popular names in the sector. Trading in gold and silver obviously attracts much more attention in this area, mainly due to the general level of awareness that most people have around these very common market choices. There are other precious metals that are definitely worth investing in though. One of these which is often forgotten about by retail traders, is palladium. Despite the fact this precious metal has grown strongly in recent years, and has displayed gains of more than 1,000% since 2008, it is often left aside by investors focused on the higher volume gold and silver markets.

Here we will show you what the palladium market is all about, how you can get into trading this precious metal, and why it may be a great addition to your portfolio.

The Basics – What Drives Palladium Prices?

At the present time, palladium is trading higher than gold, with both at record high points. This has shone a light on both like never before. So, what are the main factors which have driven the prices of palladium to put them at higher levels even than gold? Here are a few major ones to consider:

Auto Industry Demand – This is by far the number one influence on the prices of palladium around the world. The auto industry accounts for around three quarters of the global demand for palladium. This is due to the fact that palladium is a key component in the manufacturing of catalytic converters. This, and particularly the demand for vehicles in large markets like the US and China have a huge bearing on the price of palladium.

Geopolitical Concerns – This factor can be active on a number of fronts for palladium and is something you should investigate prior to investing. Much of the world’s palladium supply comes from Russia, and South Africa. This accounts for about 80% of the total supply worldwide. With that said, any interruptions to this supply or process, be it in the form of sanctions as Russia sometimes deals with, or power supply problems, can cause a fluctuation in prices.

Substitution – Substituting palladium for other metals within the auto industry is something which is coming under and increasing amount of scrutiny. This is in large due to the high price of palladium, and also the fact that a number of substitutes, including platinum can be used. With that in mind though, platinum is not a direct substitute that can be easily used, so car makers are still largely reliant on palladium.

US Dollar Strength – The US Dollar forex market is going through a tough time currently. This weakening dollar can certainly have an impact on palladium prices as it does on other precious metals, though the reasoning behind it may be different. Palladium is typically purchased from suppliers in US Dollars. Any downward movement in the Dollar has potential to act as a disincentive top suppliers. This can reduce the supply of the precious metal which in turn can lead to an upward price movement.

Ways to Invest in Palladium

Now that you know several of the key drivers behind the price of palladium, it puts you in a good position to get involved in buying and trading the market. There are several ways in which you can do this much trading gold or silver markets. The main points which will vary here are the liquidity, and how closely the investment is tied to the palladium price.

The most direct way to get involved in trading palladium is to purchase palladium bullion directly from a reputed mint or other trustworthy supply source. This physical purchase of the metal typically takes the form of coins, collectable coins, or bars of the metal which can be purchased at different weights. Naturally, this is absolutely tied to the palladium market prices, though you should be mindful that a small premium is generally added by the seller, and this can be a substantially more difficult palladium investment to resell quickly if the price changes.

Palladium stocks are another popular way to get involved in trading the market. This means buying stocks in palladium related companies through your broker. They are typically very closely connected to the demand and price for palladium, though you also have to be careful to understand the key metrics of the individual company performance too. If you are looking for an even higher volume market, you may choose to trade palladium options or futures contracts. These can be higher risk, but are certainly the most liquid in terms of your ability to quickly trade palladium.

Finally, if you are seeking a very well-balanced way to invest in palladium, ETFs may be a good choice for you. There are essentially baskets of stocks which you can invest in at one collective price. Investing in a thematic ETF related to palladium will give you good exposure to many of the main players in the sector, and should also hedge your risk to a certain extent if the prices do fall. These ETFs can often pay a healthy dividend too.

Who Should Invest in Palladium?

Although palladium is now at a higher price point than gold, it is still very much an investment that any type of trader can make. Like other precious metal investments, it is something you can use to add great diversity to your portfolio. It is also becoming very accessible to all retail traders thanks to being on offer from many of the top online brokers.

Your investment in palladium really depends on your risk profile. This will determine which method of palladium investment may be most suitable for you. If you are willing to take more risk and can withstand a degree of volatility, you may consider options, or futures, while a more conservative approach would be an investment in ETFs or certain index funds. With the growth in demand and price though, it is clear that more and more traders are becoming aware of the potential within trading palladium as much as other precious metals.

Source: https://www.securities.io/investing-in-palladium-everything-you-need-to-know/

The gold rush for #palladium is on – SPONSOR: New Age Metals $NAM.ca $WG.ca $XTM.ca $WM.ca $PDL.ca $GLEN

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 5:52 PM on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

SPONSOR: New Age Metals Inc. The company owns one of North America’s largest primary platinum group metals deposits in Sudbury, Canada. The company has an updated NI 43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate of 2,867,000 PdEq Measured and Indicated Ounces, with an additional 1,059,000 PdEq Ounces Inferred. Learn More.

The gold rush for palladium is on

Gold bugs bet on palladium

  • Palladium’s price growth has been double the growth of the price of gold
  • That’s because demand continues to grow with global supply unable to keep up
  • This decade, production of palladium has been less than demand for eight consecutive years

We have all heard of the spectacular rise in the price of gold and have been astounded as it blasted through $2,000, setting all-time highs. But what other precious metal has left gold in its (gold) dust?

Hint – it’s one of the PGMs (that’s Platinum-Group Metals) and no, it’s not platinum. PGMs are named because of their affiliation to platinum, but except for (possibly) iridium, most investors have never really heard of them. Ruthenium? Rhodium? Osmium? Also PGMs.

OK, just give up – the mystery metal is palladium (symbol Pd, atomic number 46). And this is going to surprise you!

Palladium is primarily mined in Russia and South Africa, although it can always be found wherever other PGMs are mined, including Montana and Ontario, and may also be affiliated with nickel mining. It is a soft, slivery-white metal. It can be rolled out as thin as 1/250,000 of an inch and is used in electronics, dentistry and jewelry, and transportation.

Palladium’s price growth has been double the growth of the price of gold – 2 year chart

You can see it – palladium’s price growth has been double the growth of the price of gold. That’s because demand continues to grow with global supply unable to keep up. This decade, production of palladium has been less than demand for eight consecutive years.

Palladium is primarily a transportation metal, but not how you think. People think exotic or precious metals and they automatically think electric vehicles (EVs). Palladium is already in your car or SUV, but not for electronics. It’s in your catalytic converter.

It’s in your catalytic converter. The automotive sector currently consumes as much as 80% of global production of palladium, of which approximately 70+% comes from Russia and South Africa. As the world continues to demand cleaner air, regulations on exhaust emissions are tightening and auto manufacturers are going to have to use more of the metal.

Even with increasing EV sales, the demand for palladium is not expected to decrease. The design of current catalytic converters cannot simply replace palladium with more readily available platinum as they would have to be redesigned to accommodate the different chemistry of platinum. Diesel-powered vehicles can use platinum in the catalytic converters, but gasoline powered vehicles are currently restricted to palladium. Research indicates that a number of technological advances are required before platinum can replace palladium in the exhaust system. The growing market for hybrid cars is going to see global demand for palladium continue to outstrip supply. In addition, speculators and ETFs are also playing in the space, causing price volatility and supporting the metal’s price trending higher.

So, the bull market for palladium is expected to continue. Mineral exploration companies targeting PGMs will be able to capitalize on the current market excitement, making this a great time to invest in well managed, properly capitalized companies. And especially given the predominance of Russia (not particularly friendly to the western world) and South Africa, any PGM exploration company in friendly and PGM-rich countries is going to have a lot of market attention.

Source: https://investorintel.com/sectors/technology-metals/technology-metals-intel/the-gold-rush-for-palladium-is-on/

Thor Gold Riverbed – St. George Icelandic Gold Exploration Update $SX $SX.ca $SXOOF

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 11:23 AM on Monday, August 24th, 2020

St-Georges Eco-Mining Corp. (CSE:SX) (CNSX:SX.CN) (OTC:SXOOF) (FSE:85G1)is pleased to release the initial fire assays results from the preliminary surface exploration campaign conducted on the Thor Gold Project in order to prepare this summer’s shallow drilling campaign.

The Company’s exploration team collected grab samples from the dry riverbed on both sides of the river running to the west of the historical work areas (See Fig 1.) A total of eight samples were cut from the outcrops.

Figure 1. Project historical work locations and current targeted area in Red.

All grab samples have shown the presence of gold with assays results ranging from 0.001 g/t to 37.4 g/t.

The grab samples collected from the outcrop are, by nature, selected samples and are not necessarily representative of the mineralization hosted on the property.

Three of the grab samples located between 50 and 150 meters of the historical workings are deemed significant enough to warrant some adjustment to the previously planned shallow drilling grid for this summer’s campaign. These grab samples yielded the following results (Table 1):

 Silver g/tCopper %Gold g/tLead
Sample 0035.9 g/t0.015%11.75 g/tNot significant
Sample 0070.6 g/t0.014%2.47 g/tNot significant
Sample 00869.3 g/t0.216%37.4 g/t4.37%

Table 1. Fire Assays Results

Quality Control

Samples were collected and bagged by the SX geological team and transported in secure bags directly from the site to Iceland Resources’ secured warehouse facilities in Keflavik. From there, two Q/C blank samples were added to the other eight samples, and the batch traveled by plane to ALS Global Laboratories (ISO/IEC 17025 accredited) in Loughrea, Ireland. All samples were tested using four acid trace analysis (ME-ICP61). Samples that yielded precious metals content in excess of 10 ppm were analyzed a second time via gravity separation and fire assay finish.

About Thor Gold

The Thormodsdalur Gold Project is located about 20km east of the city center of Reykjavik and south-east of Lake Hafravatn. The project was discovered in 1908. The property produced a gold concentrate from 1911 to 1925, which was shipped to Germany for processing. Over 300 meters of tunnels explored and mined one or more quartz veins and wall rock below open cuts at the surface.

Studies between 1996 and 2013 identified the project mineralization as a low sulfidation system hosted by basic to intermediate flows of Pliocene to Miocene age. The host contains banded chalcedony and ginguro within a fault zone up to five meters in width. To date, the identified gold trend has a known strike length of 700 meters determined by drill intercepts. Petrographic analysis of the vein material identified gold occurring in its free form and as part of an assemblage with pyrite and chalcopyrite. Petrographic and XRD studies show an evolution of the vein system from the zeolite assemblage to quartz-adularia and, lastly, to minor calcite.

Thirty-two holes have been drilled within the license area, for a total of 2439 meters. Gold values vary from less than 0.5 g/t to a maximum of 415 g/t. (These values were obtained from selected random intervals and cannot be construed to be representative of any particular thickness or overall length.) The best intercepts from the diamond drilling are 33.5m of 8.0 g/t Au (true thickness) and 5.2m of 35.4 g/t Au (true thickness).

Gary McLearn, A professional geoscientist (Ontario APGO #2900) and an Independent Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101, has prepared and supervised the preparation and has approved the scientific and technical disclosure in the news release.

Mr. Herb Duerr, P. Geo. (AIPG, CPG #11498), a St-Georges’ director, has also reviewed the scientific and technical content of this release. Mr. Duerr is a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

“Vilhjalmur Thor Vilhjalmsson”

Vilhjalmur Thor Vilhjalmsson

President and CEO

About St-Georges

St-Georges is developing new technologies to solve some of the most common environmental problems in the mining industry.

The Company controls directly or indirectly, through rights of first refusal, all of the active mineral tenures in Iceland. It also explores for nickel on the Julie Nickel Project & for industrial minerals on Quebec’s North Shore and for lithium and rare metals in Northern Quebec and in the Abitibi region. Headquartered in Montreal, St-Georges’ stock is listed on the CSE under the symbol SX, on the US OTC under the Symbol SXOOF and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol 85G1

Kings of The North Redux – St-Georges Eco-Mining $SX $SX.ca $SXOOF

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:35 PM on Friday, August 21st, 2020
  • Announced that the Company has entered into a conditional binding agreement with BWA Group Plc of London to acquire all the outstanding shares of King of the North (KOTN), sold by St-Georges to BWA in September 2019
  • At the time of the transaction in 2019, St-Georges held 50.18% of KOTN
  • The proposed transaction with BWA and subsequently with the third-party arm-length other holders of the BWA securities will make St-Georges 100% owners of KOTN, that will be, once again, a wholly-owned subsidiary

Montreal – August 21, 2020 St-Georges Eco-Mining Corp. (CSE:SX) (CNSX:SX.CN) (OTC:SXOOF) (FSE:85G1) announces that the Company has entered into a conditional binding agreement with BWA Group Plc of London to acquire all the outstanding shares of King of the North (KOTN), sold by St-Georges to BWA in September 2019.

At the time of the transaction in 2019, St-Georges held 50.18% of KOTN. The proposed transaction with BWA and subsequently with the third-party arm-length other holders of the BWA securities will make St-Georges 100% owners of KOTN, that will be, once again, a wholly-owned subsidiary.

KOTN was acquired from St-Georges and other related parties by BWA in October 2019 for a consideration of GBP4.66 million. Unfortunately, primarily arising from the impact of the COVID-19 restrictions, it has proved impossible to manage and effectively develop the investment in KOTN from the UK.

As a result, it has been agreed between the parties that St-Georges and the related parties to the original transaction will acquire the BWA’s 100 percent interest in KOTN by means of the cancellation of unconverted elements of the Convertible Unsecured Loan Notes issued as the original purchase consideration, amounting to a total of GBP4.3 million, of which GBP2,281,580 is coming from St-Georges. In addition, St-Georges will issue 1,500,000 common shares in favor of BWA. These shares will be subject to a standard 4 months regulatory hold. After closing the transaction, St-Georges is expected to retain its equity interest in BWA, amounting to approximately 21%.

The transaction is conditional to St-Georges and BWA’s ability to enter into a separate agreement with the related third parties that were part of the 2019 transaction.

The parties expect this transaction will be completed by August 31, 2020. Further information will be disclosed in the coming weeks.

Vilhjalmur Thor Vilhjalmsson, President and CEO of St-Georges, commented, “(…) It is unfortunate that BWA Group has been restricted in its efforts to develop these assets due to the impact of the pandemic on their operations. (…) We wish them all the best in the new direction they are taking, and we will be a supportive shareholder in their future successes (…) we will review the strategy and work program of these assets and divulge our intentions in a follow-up press release in the coming days(…).

The Company expects to disseminate a press release pertaining to its surface work campaign on the Iceland Thor Gold Project before common share transactions resume on the CSE.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

“Vilhjalmur T. Vilhjalmsson”

VILHJALMUR THOR VILHJALMSSON


President & CEO

About St-Georges Eco-Mining Corp.

St-Georges is developing new technologies to solve some of the most common environmental problems in the mining industry. The Company controls all the active mineral tenures in Iceland. It also explores for nickel on the Julie Nickel Project & the Manicouagan Palladium Project on Quebec’s North Shore. Headquartered in Montreal, St-Georges’ stock is listed on the CSE under the symbol SX, on the US OTC under the Symbol SXOOF and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol 85G1

The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or the accuracy of the contents of this release.

New Age Metals $NAM.ca Appoints New Director $WG.ca $XTM.ca $WM.ca $PDL.ca $GLEN

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:54 AM on Thursday, August 6th, 2020

August 6, 2020 – Rockport, Canada – New Age Metals Inc. (TSXV:NAM); (OTC:NMTLF); (FSE:P7J) (“NAM” or the “Company”) is pleased to appoint Mr. Chris Berlet to the Board of Directors.

Harry Barr, Chairman & CEO stated; “We are pleased that Chris Berlet agreed to join our Board. I would like to welcome Chris as a new director of the Company. The board and management recognize Chris’s considerable technical and financial experience in the mining industry and believe that he will be an excellent addition to the Company’s Board.”


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Mr. Berlet is a graduate of Mining Engineering from Queen’s University (Canada) and holds a Diploma in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (U.K.). Mr. Berlet is a CFA Charter Holder (USA) and has 30 years of experience in both finance and the mineral industries. Chris is a proprietor of market information URLs & services including: EcologyFunds.com, MineralPrices.com, MineralFunds.com and INTACnews.com. He is a resource project manager and environmental investor. Chris is currently serving as the President & CEO, Director of Canuc Resources, and Stakeholder Gold Corp.

About the River Valley Palladium Project

The details of the updated Mineral Resource Estimate (MRE) and Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) were announced in the press release dated August 9, 2019 and are described on NAM’s website. The pit constrained Updated Mineral Resource Estimate formed the basis of the PEA. At a cut-off grade of 0.35 g/t PdEq, the Updated Mineral Resource Estimate contains 2.867 Moz PdEq in the Measured plus Indicated classifications and 1.059 Moz PdEq in the Inferred classification. The PEA is a preliminary report, but it demonstrates that there are potentially positive economics for a large-scale mining open pit operation, with 14 years of Palladium production. Refer to the NAM website (www.newagemetals.com) for details.

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About NAM

New Age Metals is a junior mineral exploration and development company focused on the discovery, exploration and development of green metal projects in North America. The Company has two divisions; a Platinum Group Metals division and a Lithium/Rare Element division. The PGM division includes the 100% owned River Valley Project, one of North America’s largest undeveloped Platinum Group Metals Projects, situated 100 km from Sudbury, Ontario as well as the Genesis PGM Project in Alaska. The Lithium division is the largest mineral claim holder in the Winnipeg River Pegmatite Field, where the Company is exploring for hard rock lithium and various rare elements such as tantalum and rubidium. Our philosophy is to be a project generator with the objective of optioning our projects with major and junior mining companies through to production. The Company is actively seeking an option/ joint venture partner for its road-accessible Genesis PGM project in Alaska and for our Lithium division in Manitoba.

New Age Metals is a junior resource company on the TSX Venture Exchange, trading symbol NAM, OTCQB: NMTLF; FSE: P7J with 138,854,511 shares issued to date.

Investors are invited to visit the New Age Metals website at www.newagemetals.com where they can review the company and its corporate activities. Any questions or comments can be directed to [email protected] or Harry Barr at [email protected] or Cody Hunt at [email protected] or call 613 659 2773.

Qualified Person

The contents contained herein that relate to Exploration Results or Mineral Resources is based on information compiled, reviewed or prepared by Bill Stone, P.Geo., a consulting geoscientist for New Age Metals. Dr. Stone is the Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and has reviewed and approved the technical content of this news release.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Harry Barr”

Harry G. Barr

Chairman and CEO

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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements: This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results and are based on current expectations or beliefs. For this purpose, statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. In addition, forward-looking statements include statements in which the Company uses words such as “continue”, “efforts”, “expect”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “confident”, “intend”, “strategy”, “plan”, “will”, “estimate”, “project”, “goal”, “target”, “prospects”, “optimistic” or similar expressions. These statements by their nature involve risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially depending on a variety of important factors, including, among others, the Company’s ability and continuation of efforts to timely and completely make available adequate current public information, additional or different regulatory and legal requirements and restrictions that may be imposed, and other factors as may be discussed in the documents filed by the Company on SEDAR (www.sedar.com), including the most recent reports that identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake any obligation to review or confirm analysts’ expectations or estimates or to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.