TORONTO, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – NWM Mining Corporation (TSX-V: NWM), announces NWM has agreed to settle legal action relating to a copper recovery SART plant built at NWM’s Mexican mine site.
Under the terms of the settlement, NWM will pay BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. $1.3 million in cash over two years; BioteQ will retain ownership of the treatment plant and will demobilize it from NWM’s site. The initial $200,000 payment by NWM has been made. A second payment of $400,000 is due April 30, 2013. The final $700,000 is due April 30, 2014. In the event that NWM sells or transfers all, or substantially all, of its assets, the payments become due immediately and payable upon demand by BioteQ.
BioteQ and NWM have agreed to work together to facilitate demobilization of the plant.
Chris Berlet, Chief Executive Officer for NWM stated, “We believe the settlement is constructive. The agreement enables both NWM and BioteQ to avoid an expensive and time consuming legal process, and provides certainty for the shareholders of both companies.”
NWM is an emerging gold producer with two currently defined ore bodies containing NI 43-101 compliant gold reserves and resources. The Company is focused on demonstrating profitable operations at the Lluvia-Jojoba gold mine and on growing reserves and resources through exploration.
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