IRW-Press: North American Nickel: MANIITSOQ 2014 Exploration Program Update Drill Equipment In NUUK; Team Arrives June 13th



Published on 30 May 2014


by Press Office

(IRW-PRESS and WireNews+Co)

Vienna, Austria


North American Nickel Inc. (TSX VENTURE: NAN) (OTCBB: WSCRF) (CUSIP: 65704T 108) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the drill and drilling equipment that will be used at the Imiak Hill Conduit Complex have arrived in Nuuk, Greenland and has been off-loaded from the ship. 

The drill crews and North American Nickel's geological team will be arriving in Nuuk on June 13th.

North American Nickel has finalized its geological team for the 2014 Maniitsoq program. The team has been assembled, and is led, by COO Neil Richardson. It is a bigger, more experienced group this year and will work in two shifts. It consists of Team A: Jim Sparling (Project Manager), Chris Roney and Darrel Turcotte; and, Team B: Jamie Lavigne, Kevin Wells, and Scot Halladay. The two teams represent combined exploration/mining experience of over 150 years.

NAN President, Mark Fedikow and Principal Nickel Consultant, Patti Tirschmann will also spend time on the ground at Maniitsoq this season reviewing core, mapping and assisting the geological teams.

Ground Geophysics Update

Crone Geophysics has now completed 655 gravity stations and 67 kilometers of surface Time-Domain Electromagnetics (TDEM) at the Imiak Hill Conduit Complex (IHCC). 

The gravity crew has completed an additional 126 stations at Fossilik and the TDEM crews are now working on the Fossilik grid and have approximately 20 kilometers of surveying remaining to complete the spring geophysical program.

The results from both programs are expected over the next few weeks.

Qualified Person

All technical information in this release has been reviewed by Dr. Mark Fedikow, P.Geo, who is the Qualified Person for the Company and President, North American Nickel Inc.

About North American Nickel

North American Nickel is a mineral exploration company with 100% owned properties in Maniitsoq, Greenland, Sudbury, Ontario, and the Thompson, Manitoba nickel belt.

The Maniitsoq property in Greenland is a Camp scale project comprising 3,601 square km covering numerous high-grade nickel-copper sulphide occurrences associated with norite and other mafic-ultramafic intrusions of the Greenland Norite Belt (GNB). The >75km-long belt is situated along, and near, the southwest coast of Greenland, which is pack ice free year round.

The Post Creek/Halcyon property in Sudbury is strategically located adjacent to the past producing Podolsky copper-nickel-platinum group metal deposit of KGHM International Ltd. The property lies along the extension of the Whistle Offset dyke structure. Such geological structures host major Ni-Cu-PGM deposits and producing mines within the Sudbury Camp.

Statements about the Company's future expectations and all other statements in this press release other than historical facts are 'forward looking statements' within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and as that term defined in the Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbours created thereby. Since these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results may differ materially from the expected results.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Rick Mark

CEO

North American Nickel Inc.

For more information contact:

North American Nickel Inc.

301 - 260 W. Esplanade
North Vancouver, B.C.

V7M 3G7

Evan Sleeman

604-986-2020

Toll free: 1-866-816-0118

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


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Posted 2014-05-30 09:25:00