VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX:NCU) ("Nevada Copper") is pleased to announce that Pala Investments Limited, Nevada Copper’s largest shareholder, has made available a short-term bridging facility (the “Facility”) to Nevada Copper in the principal amount of US$3.5 million. The funds will be used to fund the completion of a feasibility study and related engineering work directed towards the construction of an underground project at Pumpkin Hollow, and for general working capital purposes. The Facility, which carries an interest rate of 7%, has a term of six months and may be repaid earlier without penalty. 

As previously announced, Nevada Copper continues to progress advancement of a feasibility and technical study for the construction of a smaller-scale, lower capital cost and higher grade underground mine on the Pumpkin Hollow project. The feasibility study and associated technical report are expected to be completed shortly and Nevada Copper will provide an update to the market when they are finalized.


Giulio T. Bonifacio, President & CEO

We seek safe harbour.

For further information call:
Eugene Toffolo, Corporate Communications
Phone: 604-683-8266
Toll free: 1-877-648-8266

Robert McKnight, P.Eng.,
Executive Vice President & CFO
Phone 604-683-1309