June 22nd, 2017 Vancouver, Canada – New Age Metals Inc. (TSX.V: NAM; OTCQB: PAWEF; FSE: P7J.F) P7J.F) The Company is pleased to add Mr. Ali Zamani to the Strategic Advisory Board. Chairman & CEO Harry Barr stated; “The Board of Directors and management are pleased to have Mr. Zamani join our Advisory Board. Mr. Zamani is a well-respected investment banker in New York and has also served in various capacities on public company boards. We look forward to working closely with Ali and developing NAM’s projects”.
Ali Zamani has served as the Managing Partner of Overlook Investments LLC since January 2016 and currently serves on the boards of Applied Minerals, Mexican Gold Corp and Rejuvenan Global Health. Prior to Overlook Investments, Mr. Zamani served as a Portfolio Manager at Gefinor Capital Management and as Chief Investment Officer of the GEF Opportunities Fund from 2014-2015. From 2012-2013, Mr. Zamani was a Principal at SLZ Capital Management. Prior thereto, he was a Portfolio Manager at Goldman Sachs & Co from 2004 to 2012 responsible for managing the firm's proprietary investments in publicly traded mining and materials companies. Prior to Goldman Sachs & Co, Mr. Zamani was an Investment Banker focused on mergers and acquisitions at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Mr. Zamani holds a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
ABOUT NAM’S PGM DIVISION
NAM’s flagship project is its 100% owned River Valley PGM Project (NAM Website – River Valley Project) in the Sudbury Mining District of NW Ontario (100 km east of Sudbury, Ontario). Presently the River Valley Project is Canada’s largest primary undeveloped PGM deposit with Measured + Indicated resources of 91 million tonnes @ 0.58 g/t* Palladium, 0.22 g/t Platinum, 0.04 g/t Gold, at a cut-off grade of 0.8 g/t for a PdEq of 2,463,000 ounces PGM plus Gold. The River Valley PGM-Copper-Nickel Sulphide mineralized zones remain open to expansion, and geophysics currently completed and drilling to commence mid July 2017 as part of our ongoing continued exploration.
In 2016, the company acquired the River Valley extension property from Mustang Minerals which added approximately 4kms to the project’s mineralized strike length.
ABOUT NAM’S LITHIUM DIVISION
The Company has several Hard Rock Lithium Projects in the Winnipeg River Pegmatite Field, located in SE Manitoba. This Pegmatite Field hosts the world class Tanco Pegmatite that has been mined for Tantalum, Cesium and Spodumene (one of the primary Lithium ore minerals) in varying capacities, since 1969. Today, the Tanco Mine is focused on the mining of Pollucite (primary Cesium ore) and the production of Cesium Formate, a completion drilling fluid for the petroleum industry. NAM’s Lithium Projects are strategically situated in this prolific Pegmatite Field. Presently, NAM is the largest mineral claim holder in the Winnipeg River Pegmatite Field and is seeking JV partners to further develop the company’s Li division.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Harry G. Barr
Chairman and CEO
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