July 29th, 2020, Vancouver, BC, Canada – Canada Carbon Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX-V: CCB) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding agreement with SilverStream SEZC, a subsidiary of Vox Royalty Corp. (TSX-V:VOX), pursuant to which the Company will sell its royalty on the Red Chris South Project (“Red Chris”), which is located approximately 5km from the Red Chris gold-copper mine, operated in 70/30 joint venture by Newcrest Mining Limited (“Newcrest”) (ASX:NCM) and Imperial Metals Corp. (TSX: III) for cash consideration of C$225,000.
The Red Chris royalty is a 1.5% net smelter return royalty in respect of all products mined from the property that was created when the Company sold the project claims to Red Chris Development Company Ltd on May 27th, 2013. The royalty has a partial 1.0% buyback right for C$1 million and a right of first refusal in favour of the operator (“ROFR”).
Figure 1: Red Chris royalty location (Map Source: Newcrest Quarterly Exploration Report, July 23 2020).
Executive Chairman and CEO R. Bruce Duncan remarked, “This sale of a non-core royalty unlocks additional cash and allows us to focus on Canada Carbon’s core business of advancing the Miller Project toward production in a manner that will minimize environmental impact. We appreciate the efficiency and professionalism of the Vox team and we look forward to reaching an outcome on the ROFR with Newcrest; then promptly completing the royalty sale.”
The transaction remains subject to satisfaction of customary conditions including ROFR waiver or acceptance by the operator, approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and execution of standard transaction documentation.
CANADA CARBON INC.
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