Northcliff Submits Environmental Impact Assessment for Sisson Tungsten-Molybdenum Project
August 1, 2013 Fredericton, New Brunswick - Northcliff Resources Ltd. ("Northcliff" or the "Company") (TSX: NCF) is pleased to announce it has completed the Environmental Impact Assessment Report ("EIA Report") for the Sisson Tungsten-Molybdenum Project (the "Project") located in central New Brunswick. The EIA Report, submitted to the federal Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government on July 31, 2013, describes the Project and its potential environmental effects, as well as measures to avoid or minimize environmental effects throughout project construction, operation and closure phases.
Northcliff President & CEO Chris Zahovskis said, "Submission of the Sisson Project EIA Report marks a critical milestone for Northcliff and advances our goal of creating a significant new North American tungsten producer. Northcliff is committed to developing a project that respects the importance New Brunswick residents place on their land, water and other natural resources. This comprehensive EIA Report, prepared by Stantec with input from leading industry engineering consultants, represents the culmination of two years of field work, baseline studies and engineering. The EIA Report demonstrates the prominence Northcliff places on designing, constructing, operating and closing this project in a responsible manner."
The public will have its first opportunity to review and comment on the EIA Report when the document is posted on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency website. Information on public comment periods and meetings will be provided by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government. The EIA review, which is a harmonized process involving both the Province of New Brunswick and the federal government, is expected to take approximately one year to complete. Northcliff has a community and First Nations outreach program that will continue through all stages of development and closure.
About Northcliff Resources Ltd.
Northcliff, associated with Hunter Dickinson Inc. (HDI), is a mineral resource company focused on advancing the Sisson Tungsten-Molybdenum Project located in New Brunswick, Canada, to production. The results of the Feasibility Study, completed in January 2013, confirm that the Sisson Project is technically and economically feasible and can now move on to the next stage of development.
For more information on Northcliff and the Sisson Tungsten-Molybdenum Project please visit Northcliff's website: www.northcliffresources.com.
Chris Zahovskis, President & CEO
Northcliff Resources Ltd.
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Greg Davidson, Community Relations Manager
Northcliff Resources Ltd.