TSX Venture Exchange
Trading Symbol: CFI
ST. JOHN'S, March 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Fluorspar Inc. (TSXV:CFI) ("CFI" or the "Company") announces that it granted an aggregate total of 900,000 stock options ("Options") to seven directors and officers of the Company. The Options were granted on February 28, 2013.
All Options were granted at an exercise price of $0.285 per common share of the Company (the "Common Shares"), the closing price of the Common Shares on the date of the grant, and vest when quantities of fluorspar are available for shipment at the Company's St. Lawrence Project (as defined in the Company's Management Discussion & Analysis for the year ended December 31, 2012). The Options expire on February 27, 2023.
About the Company
The Company is a specialty mineral resource company engaged in the development of fluorspar deposits located in St. Lawrence, Newfoundland, Canada, and is reactivating the existing Blue Beach North and Tarefare underground fluorspar mines, expanding the existing mill, constructing a new, environmentally-sound Tailings Management Facility through Newspar, which is a 50/50 joint venture with Arkema. The Company is also building a new deep-water marine terminal in the outer St. Lawrence Harbour for the export of fluorspar concentrate product.
For more information please see: www.canadafluorspar.com
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Cautionary Note and Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward‐looking statements which include, but are not limited to: anticipated production, commencement of construction and production, anticipated timing for completion of metallurgical testing, the commencement of the drilling program, current development and operating objectives and outlook, expectations, opinions, forecasts, projections, guidance or other statements that are not statements of fact. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward‐looking statements are reasonable, it cannot give any assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Results of the Company may be affected by a variety of variables and risks associated with mining development including: loss of market, volatility of commodity prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision of reserve estimates, environmental risks, competition from other producers, ability to access sufficient debt and equity capital from internal and external sources, ability to generate sufficient cash flow to meet its current and future obligations, regulatory approvals affecting construction and mining operations. Such forward‐looking statements are also based on a number of assumptions which may prove to be incorrect, including, but not limited to, assumptions about the following: the availability of financing for exploration and development activities; the estimated timeline for the development of the project at St. Lawrence, the supply and demand for, and the level and volatility of the price of fluorspar, the assumptions on which resource estimates are based, the receipt of necessary permit, market competition, ongoing relations with employees and impacted communities, and general business and economic conditions. Should one or more of the risks or uncertainties involved in forward‐looking statements prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward‐looking statements.
Forward‐looking statements are qualified entirely by this cautionary statement and are given only as at the date of this press release. The Company disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
SOURCE: Canada Fluorspar Inc.
For further information:
Lindsay Gorrill President and CEO
Canada Fluorspar Inc.