North American Nickel Inc. (TSXV:NAN) (OTCBB:WSCRF) (CUSIP: 65704T 108) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has been granted a watershed prospecting licence for the assessment and development of potential hydropower resources on its 100%-owned Maniitsoq nickel sulphide project in southwest Greenland. The Company intends to assess the watershed as a potential source of power for its Manitsoq project consistent with the emphasis by the Greenland Government on securing environmentally friendly energy sources for any industrial development, including mining.
As quoted in the press release:
The watershed of interest overlaps with the eastern flank of the Maniitsoq project area and is characterized by several sites with potential for hydropower development (Figure 1). The Company is currently reviewing the capacity of Greenlandic and other corporations to assist with the watershed prospecting activities planned to begin in June of 2017.