TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. (TSX: NCP) ("Nickel Creek" or the "Company") announced today that Mr. Gillyeard "Gil" Leathley has been reappointed as a member of the Board of Directors (the "Board"). Prior to his departure in July 2018 for health reasons, Mr. Leathley had been a Board member since September 2016.
"On behalf of our company and shareholders, I am pleased to welcome Gil back to the Board of Nickel Creek," stated Myron Manternach, Chairman of Nickel Creek. "Gil has proven to be an integral member of Nickel Creek's Board of Directors, providing us with the benefit of his many decades of technical and operational experience and wisdom in the mining industry. We look forward to working with Gil and benefiting from his leadership and vision as we move the Company forward to capitalize on the growing demand for nickel, copper, cobalt and platinum group metals."
Mr. Leathley is Electrum's appointee to Nickel Creek's Board. Mr. Leathley has been working in the mining industry for over 55 years, starting his career as a Mine Surveyor and Industrial Engineer with the Scottish National Coal Board, working in coal, bauxite, gold and copper mines. Mr. Leathley has been involved in all aspects of project advancement, mine construction and operations overseeing the development of several major operating mines around the world on behalf of Cassiar Asbestos, Noranda Mining, International Corona Corporation, Homestake Mining Company, and NOVAGOLD Resources Inc.
About Nickel Creek Platinum Corp.
Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. (TSX: NCP; OTCQX: NCPCF) is a Canadian mining exploration and development company. Its flagship asset, the 100%-owned Nickel Shäw Project, has exceptional access to infrastructure, located three hours west of Whitehorse via the paved Alaska Highway, which further offers year-round access to deep-sea shipping ports in southern Alaska. The Company is also investigating other opportunities. The Company is led by a management team with a proven track record of successful discovery, development, financing and operation of large-scale projects.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information: This news release includes certain information that may be deemed "forward-looking information". Forward-looking information can generally be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may", "will", "expect", "intend", "believe", "continue", "plans" or similar terminology, or negative connotations thereof. All information in this release, other than information of historical facts, including statements in regard to the future demand for nickel, copper, cobalt and platinum group metals, and the ability of the Company to identify other opportunities, is forward-looking information that involves various risks and uncertainties. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in such forward-looking information are based on reasonable assumptions, such expectations are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking information.
For more information on the Company and the key assumptions, risks and challenges with respect to the forward-looking information discussed herein, and about our business in general, investors should review the Company's most recently filed annual information form, and other continuous disclosure filings which are available at www.sedar.com. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
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For further information: Graeme Jennings, CFA, VP Corporate Development & IR, Nickel Creek Platinum Corp., [email protected], 1-416-304-9322