First Nations

Patriot Appoints Vice President ESG and Senior Advisor Environment and Permitting to its Team

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Monday, January 9, 2023

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and SYDNEY, Australia, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patriot Battery Metals Inc. (the “Company” or “Patriot”) (TSX-V:PMET) (ASX: PMT) (OTCQX: PMETF) (FSE: R9GA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alix Drapack, P.Eng., MBA, ICD.D to its Management Team in the role of Vice President Environment, Social and Governance (ESG). Ms. Drapack will oversee the company’s ESG activities including Environment, Community relations and First Nation relations, agreements, and partnerships. The company is also pleased to announce that Ms. Andrée Drolet, P.Eng. has joined the PMET team as senior advisor Environment and Permitting. Ms. Drapack and Ms. Drolet are two highly experienced professionals in their respective fields and will be instrumental for the advancement of the Corvette Property located in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Region of Quebec.

Key Points: 
  • Ms. Drapack will oversee the company’s ESG activities including Environment, Community relations and First Nation relations, agreements, and partnerships.
  • has joined the PMET team as senior advisor Environment and Permitting.
  • The Patriot team has completed an impressive amount of ESG work to date as an exploration company.
  • The permitting path has strong foundation, and we look forward to progressing the environmental assessment process through to a successful completion”.

Government of Canada appoints a Ministerial Special Representative and an Indigenous-led organization to address Calls for Justice

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Jennifer Moore Rattray is a member of the Peepeekisis First Nation in Saskatchewan and currently holds the title of Chief Operating Officer at Southern Chiefs' Organization.

Key Points: 
  • Jennifer Moore Rattray is a member of the Peepeekisis First Nation in Saskatchewan and currently holds the title of Chief Operating Officer at Southern Chiefs' Organization.
  • Call for Justice 1.7 also states that the ombudsperson and the tribunal must be given sufficient resources to fulfill their mandates and must be permanent.
  • Jennifer Moore Rattray is an executive with 25 years experience in sectors including non-profit, government, post-secondary education, and media and communications.
  • She holds a joint Master of Public Administration degree with distinction from the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba.

NMG Issues Positive Results of its Preliminary Economic Assessment for the Uatnan Mining Project - One of the World's Largest Graphite Projects in development with Indicative NPV in Excess of C$2 Billion

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The Uatnan Mining Project covers Mason Graphite's Lac Guéret graphite deposit located in Québec, Canada.

Key Points: 
  • The Uatnan Mining Project covers Mason Graphite's Lac Guéret graphite deposit located in Québec, Canada.
  • Results indicate an after-tax IRR of 25.9% and an 8% discount rate NPV of C$ 2,173 million based on current pricing projections for flake concentrate.
  • Arne H Frandsen, Chair of NMG, declared: "NMG's vision is to become North America's most important producer of battery grade graphite.
  • Hence, market perspectives and NMG's active commercial discussions indicate favorable conditions for commercializing the Uatnan Mining Project production.

Clean Air Metals appoints BBA as Prime Engineering Consultant for Prefeasibility Study of the Thunder Bay North Critical Minerals Project and Provides Corporate Update

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

THUNDER BAY, ON, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ - Clean Air Metals Inc. ("Clean Air Metals" or the "Company") (TSXV: AIR) (OTCQB: CLRMF) (FRA: CKU) is pleased to announce that Sudbury and Montreal-based BBA E&C Inc. ("BBA") has been selected as the prime engineering consultant to lead the execution of the remaining Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) work packages on the Thunder Bay North Critical Minerals Project.

Key Points: 
  • THUNDER BAY, ON, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ - Clean Air Metals Inc. ("Clean Air Metals" or the "Company") (TSXV: AIR) (OTCQB: CLRMF) (FRA: CKU) is pleased to announce that Sudbury and Montreal-based BBA E&C Inc. ("BBA") has been selected as the prime engineering consultant to lead the execution of the remaining Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) work packages on the Thunder Bay North Critical Minerals Project.
  • DRA Americas continues with the metallurgical optimization work that was started in May 2022 (see press release dated May 26, 2022).
  • The Company has a long-term commitment to development of an environmentally sustainable mining operation at Thunder Bay North.
  • Clean Air Metals Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Panoramic PGMs (Canada) Ltd. acknowledge that the Thunder Bay North Critical Minerals Project is on the traditional territories of the Fort William First Nation, Red Rock Indian Band and Biinjitiwabik Zaaging Anishinabek.

Nicola Provides Year in Review: 2022

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - December 20, 2022) - Nicola Mining Inc. (TSXV: NIM) (FSE: HLI) (OTCQB: HUSIF) (the "Company" or "Nicola") is providing "Year in Review: 2022", with the hope that it provides additional clarity on several key milestones that were achieved in 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - December 20, 2022) - Nicola Mining Inc. (TSXV: NIM) (FSE: HLI) (OTCQB: HUSIF) (the "Company" or "Nicola") is providing "Year in Review: 2022", with the hope that it provides additional clarity on several key milestones that were achieved in 2022.
  • On March 14, 2022, Nicola announced that it had entered into a Rock and Gravel Extraction and Preferential Engagement Agreement (the "Agreement") with Lower Nicola Site Services Ltd. ("LNSS") an indirectly majority-owned company.
  • LNSS is a partnership between the Lower Nicola Indian Band Development Corporation and Infracon Construction Inc.
  • Last month, on November 21, 2022, we announced that we had received a multi-year area-based exploration permit, Permit Number MX-4-697 (the "MYAB Permit4"), on November 3, 2022.

Detailed evaluation to begin on Pathways Alliance proposed carbon storage hub

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Pathways Alliance , representing Canada’s largest oil sands producers, has entered into a Carbon Sequestration Evaluation Agreement with the Government of Alberta.

Key Points: 
  • CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Pathways Alliance , representing Canada’s largest oil sands producers, has entered into a Carbon Sequestration Evaluation Agreement with the Government of Alberta.
  • The agreement enables the Alliance to immediately start a detailed evaluation of its proposed geological storage hub which would be one of the world’s largest carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects.
  • “We appreciate the comprehensive and collaborative efforts of the Government of Alberta to manage the growth of carbon capture and storage strategically and responsibly.
  • Engagement is ongoing with local stakeholders and First Nation and Métis communities along the proposed CO2 transportation line and storage network.

Imperial Mining Strikes Collaborative Agreement with Développement Economique Sept-îles in Support of the Crater Lake Processing Complex

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

Imperial’s President & CEO, Mr. Peter Cashin, “DESI is proving to be an exceptional facilitator with local stakeholders.

Key Points: 
  • Imperial’s President & CEO, Mr. Peter Cashin, “DESI is proving to be an exceptional facilitator with local stakeholders.
  • Communicate and favor of the integration of project in the Plan Nord and integration of logistical partners necessary for the Project.
  • Support the efforts of Imperial in accessing the different resources and government support of the region.
  • Support Imperial mainly by suggesting strategic and operational directions to obtain social acceptability and environmental licence to operate.

NorthWest Copper Appoints Tyler Caswell as VP Exploration and Provides Update on PEA Timing

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Friday, December 23, 2022

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NorthWest Copper (“Northwest” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tyler Caswell as Vice President Exploration.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NorthWest Copper (“Northwest” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tyler Caswell as Vice President Exploration.
  • Mr. Caswell has been with NorthWest since the combination with Sun Metals, and prior to NorthWest, he served as the Stardust Project Manager with Sun Metals from 2018.
  • Peter Bell, President & CEO of NorthWest states: “We are very excited to appoint Tyler as the VP Exploration at NorthWest.
  • We wish Ian well.”
    “I am excited to join the great leadership team at NorthWest in my new role as VP Exploration.

EverWind Fuels Announces Memorandum of Understanding for Crown Land Leases to Power its Green Hydrogen Hub in Nova Scotia

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Thursday, December 22, 2022

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Dec. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EverWind Fuels Company (“EverWind”), a developer of green hydrogen and ammonia production in Atlantic Canada, announced it was successful in its response to the Province of Nova Scotia’s request for applications (RFA) to commence the process to lease Crown Land to provide power to its multi-phase green hydrogen hub development project at Point Tupper. EverWind and the Province of Nova Scotia have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in respect of the process for EverWind to exclusively apply for and obtain a lease of the Crown Land subject to the MOU. Such Crown Land is projected to support the development of approximately two gigawatts of onshore wind generation capacity. The intended onshore wind farm will enable EverWind to reach 1 million tonnes of annual green ammonia production capacity by 2026.

Key Points: 
  • EverWind and the Province of Nova Scotia have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in respect of the process for EverWind to exclusively apply for and obtain a lease of the Crown Land subject to the MOU.
  • The intended onshore wind farm will enable EverWind to reach 1 million tonnes of annual green ammonia production capacity by 2026.
  • Trent Vichie, CEO of EverWind commented: “The MOU for the lease of Crown Land for onshore wind farm development is a crucial step forward for EverWind to develop gigawatt-scale green hydrogen and ammonia production.
  • We thank them for spearheading an expedited process for obtaining Crown Land leases.

EverWind Fuels Announces Memorandum of Understanding for Crown Land Leases to Power its Green Hydrogen Hub in Nova Scotia

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Thursday, December 22, 2022

EverWind and the Province of Nova Scotia have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in respect of the process for EverWind to exclusively apply for and obtain a lease of the Crown Land subject to the MOU.

Key Points: 
  • EverWind and the Province of Nova Scotia have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in respect of the process for EverWind to exclusively apply for and obtain a lease of the Crown Land subject to the MOU.
  • The intended onshore wind farm will enable EverWind to reach 1 million tonnes of annual green ammonia production capacity by 2026.
  • Trent Vichie, CEO of EverWind commented: “The MOU for the lease of Crown Land for onshore wind farm development is a crucial step forward for EverWind to develop gigawatt-scale green hydrogen and ammonia production.
  • We thank them for spearheading an expedited process for obtaining Crown Land leases.