New Brunswick Accepts Sisson Project Final Environmental Impact Assessment Report
March 2, 2015 Fredericton, New Brunswick - Northcliff Resources Ltd. ("Northcliff" or the "Company") (TSX: NCF), on behalf of Sisson Mines Ltd., is pleased to announce that a review of the Sisson Project Draft Environmental Impact Assessment Report ("EIA Report") has now been completed by the New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government ("NBDELG"). The updated Final EIA Report has been deemed acceptable by NBDELG for public consultation. The details of the public consultation process and duration will be announced by NBDELG within the next month.
Northcliff President & CEO Chris Zahovskis said, "The acceptance of the Sisson Project Final EIA Report represents a critical milestone for Northcliff and advances our goal of creating a significant new North American tungsten producer. We look forward to the public consultation period as it marks one of the final steps in the provincial EIA process. It will give the public an opportunity to review our comprehensive plans to build and operate an environmentally sound and socially responsible project that will provide significant benefits in the Province of New Brunswick."
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 a 2013 Feasibility Study confirm that the Sisson Project is technically and economically feasible and can now move on to the next stage of development.
For further details on Northcliff, visit the Company's website at www.northcliffresources.com and on the Sisson Project, visit the project website at www.sissonpartnership.com.
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