VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Point Exploration Corp. (CSE:NP) / (Frankfurt:4NP) (“New Point” or the “Company”) is pleased to welcome Eric Saderholm to the board of directors. Mr. Saderholm is the former Western USA Exploration Manager for Newmont Mining and is currently the President of American Pacific Mining Corp. He is a well-respected Nevada-based Geologist, with decades of experience in both major and junior resource companies. Eric has led and assisted numerous technical teams from discovery to production, and from expansion to closure. He has worked at many large mines and projects including Bingham Canyon, Carlin, Midas, Gold Quarry, Twin Creeks, Lonetree, Mule Canyon, Black Pine, Genesis and Yanacocha.
Bryn Gardener-Evans comments: “Eric is highly sought after for his technical expertise on Nevada-based geology and mining projects. I am very pleased to welcome Eric to the board as he will be a great asset for New Point when it comes to project acquisition, evaluation, and ongoing technical programs.”
Eric is a Registered Member and Qualified Person, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration RM# 04145463. As an accomplished public speaker, Eric is a frequent presenter at the Northwest Mining Association yearly gathering of Western United States geologists.
The Company would also like to announce that Gerald Carlson has stepped down from the Board of Directors and has been appointed to the Company’s Advisory Board. “I’d like to thank Gerald for his contributions as a board member and look forward to his continued guidance on the Advisory Board,” said Gardener-Evans.
About New Point Exploration Corp.
New Point (CSE:NP) is engaged in the business of acquiring, exploring and developing mineral properties related to the growing battery industry. Focused on high grade, prospective properties in North America, New Point is building a portfolio that includes lithium, cobalt and copper projects in prospective, mining-friendly jurisdictions. New Point, A Next Generation Metals Company.
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This news release includes certain forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (collectively, “forward-looking statements”) within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein including, without limitation, statements regarding the Assumption Agreement, the anticipated exploration program for the Empire Lithium Property, future capital expenditures, the anticipated business plans, including the Company’s transition into mineral exploration and development related to the battery industry, and the timing of future activities of the Company, are forward-looking statements. Often, but not always, forward looking information can be identified by words such as “may”, “will”, “expect”, “intend”, “estimate”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “continue”, “plans” or similar terminology. These forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s current views with respect to future events and are necessarily based upon a number of assumptions that, while considered reasonable by the Company, are inherently subject to significant operational, business, economic and regulatory uncertainties and contingencies, including, prices for lithium, cobalt, copper, and base metals remaining as estimated, prices for labour, materials, supplies and services (including transportation) remaining as estimated, all necessary permits, licenses and regulatory approvals for the Company’s operations being received in a timely manner, and the Company’s ability to comply with environmental, health and safety laws. Although the Company believes that such statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct.
Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such risks and other factors include, among others, operating and technical difficulties in connection with mineral exploration and development, actual results of exploration activities, variations to the geological and metallurgical assumptions, the costs and timing of the development of new exploration projects, requirements for additional capital to fund the Company’s business plan, future prices of lithium, cobalt, copper, and base metals, changes in general economic conditions, changes in the financial markets and in the demand and market price for commodities, delays in obtaining governmental and regulatory approvals (including of the Canadian Securities Exchange), permits or financing, or in the completion of development or construction activities, changes in laws, regulations and policies affecting mining operations, hedging practices, currency fluctuations, title disputes or claims limitations on insurance coverage and the timing and possible outcome of pending litigation, and environmental issues and liabilities, as well as those factors discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s prospectus dated November 8, 2017 and other filings of the Company with the Canadian Securities Authorities, copies of which can be found under the Company’s profile on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com.
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