Currie Revises Rossland Option Agreement
Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 3, 2019) - Currie Rose Resources Inc. (TSXV: CUI) ("Currie" or the "Company") is pleased to advise that, the Parties to the Rossland Gold Project have agreed to amend the original terms of the Option agreements to take into account current market conditions.
Under the revised terms, the Company and Rossland vendors (two private companies 0704723 BC LTD and 0811662 BC LTD) have agreed to reduce the exploration expenditure requirements for Stage 2 and have further agreed to remove the issue of all remaining Currie Rose shares (8 million shares) in exchange for increased cash payments as set out below.
Stage 2 - April 2019 - April 2020
- Minimum expenditure of $500,000 (previously $750,000) for each company;
- Payment of $125,000 on the 2nd anniversary (per company);
Stage 3 - April 2020-April 2022
- Funding and completing a Feasibility Study - one study to apply to both companies;
- Payment of $150,000 on the 3rd anniversary (per company);
- Payment of $175,000 on the 4th anniversary (per company).
All other conditions of the agreements remain unchanged.
Michael Griffiths, Currie's President and CEO, commented; "The revised terms will give all parties greater flexibility into the future and we look forward to fruitful exploration in the near term."
Mr Griffiths further commented: "The Rossland Gold Project covers a large proportion of the Rossland Mining Camp excluding the former Le Roi, War Eagle and Centre Star gold mines that produced more than 2.7 million ounces of gold between 1894 and 1941. We identify the project as an advanced brownfields opportunity with little co-ordinated modern exploration due to previous fragmented claim ownership and the recent work by Currie has identified significant geophysical anomalies along strike from the historic gold mines as well as other underexplored vein gold targets." (Refer: Press Release - Rossland Project Update 2019-03-04).
Figure 1: Rossland Gold Project
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About the Rossland Gold Project
The Rossland Gold Project is situated 10km west from the Trail Zinc Smelter in south-central British Columbia. The Currie package surrounds most of the Rossland mines that produced more than 2.7 million ounces of gold, 3.5 million ounces of silver and 71,000 tonnes of copper between 1894 and 1941 and ranks as the third largest lode gold camp in British Columbia.
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Mike Griffiths, CEO
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About Currie Rose Resources Inc.
Currie Rose is a precious metal explorer focused on identifying high value assets in Canada and delivering responsible exploration outcomes that meet shareholder expectations and provide community opportunities. The company is currently focussed on the Rossland Gold Project in British Columbia.
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Scientific and technical information in this news release has been prepared in accordance with the Canadian regulatory requirements set out in National Instrument 43-101 (Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects) and reviewed and approved on behalf Currie Rose Resources by Michael Griffiths, FAusIMM, President & CEO for Currie Rose, a Qualified Person.
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