CALGARY, ALBERTA, Aug 26, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — BACANORA MINERALS LTD. /quotes/zigman/1522538 CA:BCN +5.88% (“Bacanora” or the “Company”) announced today that Rare Earth Minerals, Plc (“REM”) has satisfied all conditions under the terms of the agreement between Bacanora and REM in respect of the El Sauz and Fleur lithium concessions (“Concessions”) (details of which are set out in the Company’s press release dated May 22, 2013) to earn a 10% interest in the subsidiary that will hold the Concessions. In particular, REM has provided the Company with an upfront cash payment of $250,000, together with a further $500,000, which has been allocated towards the Company’s recently completed drilling program on the Concessions. With this condition having been satisfied, the Concessions are now in the process of being transferred to a newly formed Mexican subsidiary of Bacanora, following which shares therein will be issued to REM.
In addition to the foregoing, REM has also provided Bacanora with written notice of exercise of its option to increase its ownership in the Concessions to 30%, which will take effect after delivery by REM of a cash payment to Bacanora in the amount of $500,000, together with a further $1 million thereafter that is due within six months, the latter of which shall be used for further drilling and exploration expenditures on the Concessions.
Except for statements of historical fact, this news release contains certain “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities law. Forward-looking information is frequently characterized by words such as “plan”, “expect”, “project”, “intend”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “estimate” and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions “may” or “will” occur. In particular, forward-looking information in this press release includes, but is not limited to, the potential for a significant lithium resource to be developed on the joint venture lands, future payments to be made under the agreement between Bacanora and REM and the occurrence of future exploration activities on the Concessions. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking information are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. We cannot guarantee future results, performance or achievements. Consequently, there is no representation that the actual results achieved will be the same, in whole or in part, as those set out in the forward-looking information.
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Bacanora Minerals Ltd.
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Bacanora Minerals Ltd.
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SOURCE: Bacanora Minerals Ltd.