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FEATURE: (NAM: TSX-V) Among North America’s Leaders in PGM & Lithium Exploration $

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:20 AM on Friday, June 16th, 2017

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Two Divisions: PGM and Lithium

New Age Metals belongs to the International Metals Group. Here are our other great companies.

  • PGM Division: focus on Development of the 100% owned River Valley PGM Project. Canada’s Largest Undeveloped Primary PGM Resource, with 2.5 Moz PGM, in Measured plus Indicated mineral resources.
  • Lithium Canada: formed April 2016, with a focus on Exploration of Hard Rock Lithium, in Manitoba, Canada and Lithium Brine in Nevada. The company uses the Prospector Generator Model.

River Valley PGM Project

Largest Undeveloped Primary PGM Deposit in Canada

River Valley PGM Project is located 100 km east of Sudbury, Ontario

  • Sudbury hosts 1 of the Top 4 Nickel, Copper & PGM Mining & Processing Facilities , in the World
  • Skilled Workforce, Established Mining Culture; Safe, Stable Pro-Mining Jurisdiction
  • Excellent Road Access to River Valley Property; Rail and Power Nearby
  • $30M Invested in Exploration, Large High-Confidence Resource, Favourable Metallurgy

Mineral Resources – Project has had Five, 43-101 Reports

  • May 2012 Measured Resources: 26 Mt @ 1.4 g/t Palladium equivalent at cut-off grade ≥0.8 g/t Palladium equivalent for 0.7 Moz PGM plus Gold.
  • May 2012 Indicated Resources: 66 Mt @ 1.4 g/t Palladium equivalent at cut-off grade ≥0.8 g/t Palladium equivalent for 1.7 Moz PGM plus Gold.
  • May 2012 Measured + Indicated Resources: 91 Mt @ 1.4 g/t Palladium equivalent at cut-off grade ≥0.8 g/t Palladium equivalent for 2.4 Moz PGM plus Gold
  • May 2012 Inferred Resources: 36 Mt @ 1.1 g/t Palladium equivalent at cut-off grade of 0.8 g/t Palladium equivalent for 0.6 Moz PGM plus Gold
  • (see for Details and Notes on the Resource Estimate)
  • Mineral Resources covered by Mining Leases (21-year Renewable Term)
  • Concentrate Grades: 16% Cu, 189 gpt PGM; Recoveries: 84% Cu, 69% PGM;
  • No Deleterious Metals or Minerals

NAM Announces Acquisition of the River Valley PGM Extension Project from Mustang MineralsCorp.

  • Strike Length of NAM’s River Valley Deposit Increased from 12 km to 16 km
  • Mustang’s surface grab samples returned Assays of up to 10 g/t PGM
  • Drilling Highlights Include:
  • 1.4 g/t PGM/9.0m in MR02-59 from 35m downhole
  • 4.0 g/t PGM/2.1m in MR02-62 from 153.7m downhole
  • 2.2 g/t PGM/4.5m in MR02-64 from 60.5m downhole
  • PGM mineralization is Open at Depth and footwall potential remains untested
  • T2-like Targets identified from Favourable Geological and Geophysical Surveys
  • Targets under evaluation for drill testing
  • The Tanco Mine was one of North America’s only
  • producers of Tantalum, Cesium and Lithium minerals (Spodumene), with the mine opening in 1969. Owned by the Cabot Corporation as of 1993
  • Presently the Tanco Mine produces Cesium Formate, a completion fluid for the petroleum industry.
  • At the end of 1992 (last published historic mineral inventory) was 1.075 Mt of 0.12% Ta2O5, 3.5 Mt of 2.7% LiO2 and 315,000 t of 23.3% Cs2O

Clayton Valley Forks Lithium Brine Project, Clayton Valley, Nevada
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Pacific North West Capital Corp. Commences Drilling at their River Valley PGM Project near Sudbury

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:06 AM on Tuesday, October 11th, 2016


  • Drilling commenced on T2 Target at the north end of the River Valley PGM deposit
  • Follow-up to Discovery of High-Grade, Near-Surface Mineralization at T2 in 2015
  • Other similar targets Under Evaluation for Drilling in 2017
  • PFN’s River Valley Project consists of a Primary Platinum Metal Deposit
  • 2.5 Moz Platinum Metals in Near-Surface Measured and Indicated Resources
  • Within 100 road-kms of Sudbury, with Strong Infrastructure and Community Support
  • Strategic Partner sought for River Valley
  • 100%-owned Lithium Division, with Exploration Projects in Manitoba and Nevada
  • Summer/Fall Surface Exploration Programs in Progress

Vancouver, British Columbia / October 11, 2016 – Pacific North West Capital Corp. (“PFN” the “Company”) (TSXV: PFN OTCQB: PAWEF FSE: P7J) is very pleased to announce; Drilling Has Commenced, at their 100% owned River Valley Platinum Metals Group (PGM) Project, near Sudbury Ontario. In the next few weeks, PFN plans to complete up to 1100 metres of Diamond Drilling, on their High Grade T2 Target, in the north part of the 16 km long River Valley PGM Deposit.

The Drilling is planned to Test Extensions of the High-Grade Mineralization, intersected in Previous Drilling, between the Dana North Zone, to the west and the Pardo Zone to the east (Figure 1). Previous Drilling intersected Thick Intervals of High-Grade Mineralization (see PFN press release: March 11, 2015) Immediately Adjacent to the Dana North Zone. The Mineralization appears to be Open to Expansion, by Drilling along the strike, for up to 2 km, between Dana North and Pardo, and the up-dip and down-dip of the previous intersections.

The Current Plan is to Drill 4 Holes (Figure 2). The 1st Hole will be Drilled on the same section as the previous two holes, to Expand the Mineralization up-dip, toward the surface. The 2nd and 3rd Holes will be drilled on the next section, to the east, to Expand the Mineralization, 50 metres along the strike. The 4th Hole will be drilled 200 metres along the strike, to test for the presence of Favourable Geology and High-Grade Mineralization. Pending successful Drill Results, 6 Additional Holes are planned for Drilling, at T2, in early 2017. Numerous additional T2-like targets at River Valley are also under evaluation for Drill Testing in 2017.

PFN contracted Jacob Samuel Drilling Ltd., of Sudbury, to provide a Diamond Core Drill Rig. The Drill Program is being carried out with financial support from the Junior Exploration Assistance Program (JEAP Project 16011) (see PFN press release: June 6, 2016).

“We are extremely pleased to commence our T2 Target Drill Program for 2016” said Mr. Harry Barr, Chairman & CEO of PFN. “We have been looking forward to Drilling these follow-up holes, since the Discovery of T2, in early 2015. The Presence of a New High-Grade, Near-Surface, Mineralized Zone, adjacent to the access road, could significantly impact the Development Potential of our 100% owned River Valley PGM Project”.

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(Figure 1). Geological Map, showing the Location of the T2 Target, on PFN’s 100% owned River Valley PGM Project. The T2 Target is situated between the Dana North Zone to the west and the Pardon Zone to the east, at the north end of the River Valley Project. Note that the distance between Dana North and Pardo is approximately 2 km and vastly underexplored.

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(Figure 2). Plan View of 3D models of the T2 Target Feature, which is situated about 100 metres below surface, to the east of the Dana North Zone. Holes T2-16-03 to T2-16-06 will be Drilled in the Current Program. Holes T2-15-01 and T2-15-02, the Discovery Holes, were Previously Drilled in 2015.

About PFN’s Platinum Group Metals Division

River Valley is Canada’s Largest Undeveloped Primary PGM Deposit.

Achievements to date and Future Plans for River Valley are outlined below as follows:

    • –PFN currently has 100% ownership in the River Valley Project, subject to a 3% NSR, with Options to Buy Down
    • –Completed Exploration and Development Programs, on the River Valley Property:
    • –Include more than 600 Holes Drilled, since year 2000, and several Mineral Resource Estimates and Metallurgical Studies
    • –Results for the Current (2012) Mineral Resource Estimate are below
    • –2015 Drill Program Confirms New High Grade T2 Discovery
    • –Exploration and Development Plans outlined for 2016
    • –Ongoing Strategic Partner Search for River Valley Project
    • –Results for the current Mineral Resource Estimate are summarized below:

-Prepared by Tetra Tech (Wardrop)

-High Confidence: Measured plus Indicated = 72% of total

-Reported on PdEq basis: Pd=40% & Pt=20% of the Payable Metals

-Pd to Pt Ratio = 2.5:1; Cu to Ni Ratio = 3:1

-High Grade Potential: particularly in the north part of the River Valley Deposit

-Resources under Evaluation for Development Potential as Open Pit Mining Operation

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    • –Results for the 2015 Discovery Drill Program on the T2 Target are as follows:

-Drill Hole intercepts Much Higher than the average grade, of the Current Mineral Resource Estimate

-Possible New Mineralized Zone at the north end of the River Valley Deposit

-Shows Potential to take the River Valley PGM Project in a New Direction

-More Drilling Planned

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    • –Exploration and Development Plans for 2016

-Mineral Prospecting and Geological Mapping on Surface: In Progress

-Drill Programs targeted to add More, Higher Grade: Drilling Underway; October, 2016

-Geological Interpretation and 2D/3D Modelling of all Drill and Surface Results

-Ongoing Strategic Partner Search for River Valley

Map showing the location of River Valley PGM Project relative to the City of Sudbury.

About PFN’s Lithium Division

The Company’s Lithium Division will focus on the Discovery, Acquisition, Exploration and Development of Lithium Projects in Canada. In the United States, the Company will use its wholly owned U.S.A subsidiary to Acquire and Develop Projects, in Active Mining Camps, in Nevada, Arizona and California.

Management believes that these New Age Metals, Lithium, PGMs and Rare Earths, have robust macro trends with surging demands and limited supply. Going forward, this New Division Will Explore, for the Minerals needed to Fuel the Demand for Energy Storage and other Core 21st Century Technologies.

The Company has a Growing Portfolio of Lithium Projects: The Clayton Valley Forks Li Project, in Nevada, is a recent Lithium Brine Project acquired by the Company (see PFN News Releases: April 25th, 2016 and May 9th, 2016). The Company also has several Hard Rock Lithium Projects in Canada: To date the Company has Acquired 5 Hard Rock Lithium Projects, in the Winnipeg River Pegmatite Field, in SE Manitoba (see PFN News Releases: April 21st, 2016; May24th, 2016; June 15th, 2016; July 5th, 2016 and July 21st, 2016). This Pegmatite Field hosts the Giant Tanco Pegmatite Mine, which has been mined for Tantalum, Cesium and Spodumene (one of the Primary Lithium Ore Minerals) in varying capacities, since 1969. Today, the Tanco Mine is Focused on the Mining and Production of Cesium Formate, a drilling fluid for the petroleum industry. PFN’s Li Projects are strategically situated, to further Explore this Pegmatite Field. Presently, the Company is the Largest Claim Holder in the Winnipeg River Pegmatite Field.

Lithium and Platinum Group Metal Prices have improved drastically, in recent months. Lithium Supplies Remain in Deficit, Relative to their Demand. Both Metals Groups are used for the expanding worldwide automobile industry (conventional and electric). In the case of PGMs, demand is increasing for Autocatalysts, a key component for reducing toxic emissions, for automotive, gasoline and diesel engines. Regarding Lithium, there is an ever increasing demand for batteries, in cellphones, laptops, electric cars, solar storage, wireless charging and renewable energy products.

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PFN’s 5 New Lithium Projects in Manitoba, Surrounding Tanco Mine

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Figure 1: Company Claim Blocks, in the Clayton Valley Area of Nevada

(Figure 1 is a Company-made composite and not intended for redistribution. The Company accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of these claim blocks, other than the claim block associated with the Clayton Valley Forks Li Project).

Clayton Valley is located in Esmeralda County, Nevada, host to the Albemarle Corporation’s Silver Peak Lithium Mine and Brine Processing Operations. The mine has been in operation since 1967 and remains the only Brine-Based Lithium Producer in North America. The New Project Acquisition in Nevada provides the Company a Project, in an area that is well known for its Lithium Carbonate Production. Clayton Valley is a centralized location in Nevada, with Highway Access, Power Infrastructure, Water and Local Labour.

The Company’s New Lithium Brine Project will be approximately 3.5 hours away from Tesla’s Gigafactory, which has a planned annual Lithium-Ion battery production capacity of 35 gigawatt-hours per year, by 2020. The CV West Li Project is located approximately 3 hours north of the Faraday Electric Car Factory, to be operated in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Clayton Valley is one of the few locations globally, known to contain Commercial-Grade Lithium-Enriched Brines.


The contents contained herein that relates to Exploration Results or Mineral Resources is based on information compiled, reviewed or prepared by Dr. Bill Stone, Principal Consulting Geoscientist for Pacific Northwest Capital. Dr. Stone is the Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and has reviewed and approved the technical content.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

“Harry Barr”

Harry G. Barr

Chairman and CEO

TSXV: PFN OTCQB: PAWEF FSE: P7J [email protected]
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