Listing: TSX Venture Exchange
Common Shares Outstanding: 133,918,746
TORONTO, May 3 /CNW/ - Pele Mountain Resources Inc. (TSX Venture: GEM; OTCQX:GOLDF) ("Pele" or the "Company") announced today that its shares have commenced trading in the United
States on the OTC market's prestigious tier, OTCQX International.
Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2
quotes for the Company on www.otcqx.com and www.otcmarkets.com. Pele's U.S. trading symbol is "GOLDF". Pele's shares are also listed on Canada's TSX Venture Exchange under
the symbol "GEM".
Pele President and CEO Al Shefsky stated, "With rapidly increasing
interest in our Eco Ridge Mine Rare Earths and Uranium Project and our
portfolio of Northern Ontario gold properties, we are pleased to begin
trading on OTCQX International. The OTCQX will provide Pele with a
cost-effective means of enhancing its visibility and liquidity,
benefiting all of our investors, especially those residing in the
Pele anticipates delivery of an updated Preliminary Assessment for Eco
Ridge, including economic modeling and a timeline for advancing the
project through the feasibility and licensing stages, during the
current calendar quarter. Pele recently received an updated NI 43-101
Resource Estimate for Eco Ridge which, for the first time, included
both rare earth oxides and uranium oxide. The Eco Ridge Resource
Estimate can be viewed at: http://www.pelemountain.com/mineral-resources.php.
The OTCQX is the premium tier of the OTC marketplace, providing Pele
with exposure to American institutional and retail investors. OTCQX
International is reserved for companies that are listed on a qualified
stock exchange in their home country, providing a visible presence in
the U.S., without the duplicative regulatory burdens of a traditional
U.S. exchange listing.
Merriman Capital, Inc. of San Francisco will serve as Pele's Principal
American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX International, and will be
responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements and compliance
with U.S. securities laws. Merriman Capital, Inc. is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERR) and is a member of
FINRA and SIPC.
Pele Mountain Resources is focused on the sustainable development of its
100-percent owned Eco Ridge Mine Rare Earths and Uranium Project. Eco
Ridge is one of very few North American deposits with NI 43-101
compliant REO resources and is located in Elliot Lake, the only
Canadian mining camp to have ever achieved commercial REO production.
An updated Preliminary Assessment is on schedule for expected delivery
during the second quarter of 2011, incorporating design enhancements
achieved since the initial positive Scoping Study in 2007 and, for the
first time, providing a detailed economic model based on revenues from
both REO and U3O8. With well-understood geology, excellent regional infrastructure, and
strong local support, Eco Ridge is an ideal location for a safe,
secure, and reliable long-term supply of REO and U3O8. Pele also holds interests in a portfolio of Northern Ontario gold
properties at Highland and Ardeen. Pele's shares are listed on the TSX
Venture Exchange under the symbol "GEM" and on the OTCQX under the symbol "GOLDF".
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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. Some of the statements contained in this release are forward-looking
statements, such as estimates and statements that describe Pele's
future plans, objectives or goals, including words to the effect that
Pele or management expects a stated condition or result to occur. Since
forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by
their very nature, they involve inherent risks and uncertainties.
Actual results in each case could differ materially from those
currently anticipated in such statements. The economic viability of the
43-101 mineral resource at Pele's Elliot Lake Project has not yet been
demonstrated by a preliminary feasibility study.
SOURCE Pele Mountain Resources Inc.
For further information:
Al Shefsky, President, at (800) 315-7353, or visit the Pele website at www.pelemountain.com