Precious Metals

Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU) (TSX: AXU) ("Alexco" or the "Company") announced today that it obtained an interim order (the " Interim Order ") from the Supreme Court of British Columbia (the " Court ") on July 27, 2022 authorizing the holding of its special meeting (the " Meeting ") and matters relating to the conduct of the Meeting. At the Meeting, shareholders, optionholders, restricted share unit (" RSU ") holders, and deferred share unit (" DSU ") holders of Alexco (collectively, the " Securityholders ") will be asked to consider and, if deemed advisable, pass a special resolution (the " Arrangement Resolution ") to approve an arrangement (the " Arrangement "), in accordance with the terms of the arrangement agreement entered into by the Company and Hecla Mining Company ( NYSE: HL ) (" Hecla ") on July 4, 2022 as assigned and amended (the " Arrangement Agreement "), pursuant to which 1080980 B .C. Ltd. (" 108 ") agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding Alexco Shares that it does not already own by way of a statutory plan of arrangement (the " Plan of Arrangement ") under section 288 of the Business Corporations Act ( British Columbia ).

Alexco also announces that it executed an assignment and amendment agreement dated July 25, 2022 (the " Amending Agreement ") with Hecla and 108 to amend the Arrangement Agreement, pursuant to which Hecla has assigned its obligations under the Arrangement Agreement, such that 108 will become the purchaser under the Plan of Arrangement. The Amending Agreement is available on SEDAR ( www.sedar.com ) under Alexco's issuer profile.

An Alexco information circular will be mailed on or before August 8, 2022 to Securityholders of record as of July 20, 2022 . The Meeting will be held on August 30, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. ( Vancouver time) at the offices of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, 595 Burrard Street, Suite 2600, Vancouver, British Columbia , V7X 1L3. Assuming no adjournment or postponement to the Meeting, the cut-off time to vote by proxy will be 10:00 a.m. ( Vancouver time) on August 26, 2022 .

The proposed closing date of the Arrangement is September 7, 2022 , subject to obtaining Court, Securityholder and regulatory approval and the satisfaction of conditions set forth in the Arrangement Agreement.

About Alexco

Alexco is the owner and operator of the historic Keno Hill Silver District in Canada's Yukon Territory , one of the highest-grade silver deposits in the world.

Website: www.alexcoresource.com

Forward-Looking Statements

Some statements ("forward-looking statements") in this news release contain forward-looking information concerning Alexco's anticipated results and developments in Alexco's operations in future periods, planned exploration and development of its properties, plans related to its business and other matters that may occur in the future, made as of the date of this news release. Forward-looking statements may include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the consummation and timing of the transaction; approval by Securityholders; the satisfaction of the conditions precedent to the transaction; and timing, receipt and anticipated effects of court, regulatory and other consents and approvals. Forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual events or results to differ from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, the risk that the Arrangement may not close when planned or at all or on the terms and conditions set forth in the Arrangement Agreement; the failure of the Company and Hecla to obtain the necessary regulatory, Court, securityholder, and other third-party approvals, or to otherwise satisfy the conditions to the completion of the Arrangement, in a timely manner, or at all, may result in the Arrangement not being completed on the proposed terms, or at all; changes in laws, regulations and government practices; if a third party makes a Superior Proposal (as defined in the Arrangement Agreement), the Arrangement may not be completed and the Company may be required to pay the Termination Fee; if the Arrangement is not completed, and the Company continues as an independent entity, there are risks that the announcement of the Arrangement and the dedication of substantial resources of the Company to the completion of the Arrangement could have an impact on the Company's current business relationships and could have a material adverse effect on the current and future operations, financial condition and prospects of the Company; future prices of silver, gold, lead, zinc and other commodities; market competition; and the geopolitical, economic, permitting and legal climate that we operate in. Forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions that management believes are reasonable at the time they are made. In making the forward-looking statements included in this news release, Alexco has applied several material assumptions, including, but not limited to, assumptions as to the ability of Alexco and Hecla to receive, in a timely manner and on satisfactory terms, the necessary regulatory, Court, securityholder and other third party approvals; the satisfaction of the conditions to closing of the Arrangement in a timely manner and completion of the Arrangement on the expected terms; the expected adherence to the terms of the Arrangement Agreement and agreements related to the Arrangement Agreement; the adequacy of our and Hecla's financial resources; favourable equity and debt capital markets; and stability in financial capital markets. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Alexco expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation.

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ALEXCO ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER 2022 RESULTS

ALEXCO ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER 2022 RESULTS

(All amounts in CDN$ unless otherwise indicated)

Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU) (TSX: AXU) ("Alexco" or the "Company") today reports financial results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2022 (" Q1 2022 " and " YTD 2022 ") compared to the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2021 (" Q2 2021 " and " YTD 2021 ").

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Alexco Announces the Filing of Management Information Circular in Connection with Special Meeting to Approve Acquisition by Hecla

Alexco Announces the Filing of Management Information Circular in Connection with Special Meeting to Approve Acquisition by Hecla

For any questions, please contact Alexco Resource's proxy solicitation agent and communications advisor, Laurel Hill Advisory Group, toll free at 1-877-452-7184 (1-416-304-0211 outside North America ) or email assistance@laurelhill.com .

Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU) (TSX: AXU) ("Alexco" or the "Company") announced today that it has filed and mailed the management information circular dated July 28, 2022 (the " Circular ") and related meeting materials (collectively, the " Meeting Materials ") for its special meeting (the " Meeting ") of shareholders (the " Shareholders "), optionholders, restricted share unit holders, and deferred share unit holders of Alexco (collectively, the " Securityholders ") to be held on August 30, 2022 at 10:00 am (Pacific Time) (the " Meeting ") in connection with the proposed business combination with Hecla Mining Company ( NYSE: HL ) (" Hecla "), announced on July 5, 2022 .

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Alexco Announces TSX Trading Symbol Change to AXU

Alexco Resource Corp. (“Alexco”) (TSX:AXR) announces that effective the start of trading on Monday, August 12, 2019, its common shares will commence trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol AXU. The previous trading symbol was AXR. The change will align the Company’s Canadian trading symbol with its US trading symbol on the NYSE American, which is AXU.

No action is required to be taken by current shareholders in connection with the symbol change. No change has been made to Alexco’s share capital, company name, or CUSIP number, and there has been no consolidation of capital.

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Alexco Commences 2019 Keno Hill Exploration Program and Advances Surface Capital Construction Program

Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU) (TSX: AXR) (“Alexco” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the commencement of its 2019 summer surface exploration drilling program in the Keno Hill Silver District, focusing exploration in the vicinity of its Bermingham deposit where an indicated resource (including reserves) totalling 32.9 million (“M”) ounces (“oz”) of silver (“Ag”) at an average grade of 930 grams per tonne (“g/t”) Ag has been defined (see news release dated May 8, 2019, entitled “Alexco Files Technical Report on the Pre-Feasibility Study for Expanded Silver Production at Keno Hill Silver District”). The deposit remains open to the northeast and at depth into stratigraphic levels inferred to have controlled the deposition of the adjacent Hector-Calumet deposit that historically produced 96 M oz Ag at a recovered grade of 1,213 g/t Ag.

Along with the surface drilling program, Alexco has also commenced surface capital construction activities consistent with work outlined in the recently published pre-feasibility study (“PFS”). Initial capital work is focused on installation of the underground production-related portal infrastructure at the Bermingham decline, as well as installation of surface facilities, services and infrastructure to support future production.

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Alexco Expands Environmental Business in Canada with Acquisition of Contango Strategies Ltd.

Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU) (TSX: AXR) (“Alexco” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Alexco Environmental Group Holdings Inc. (“AEG”), has acquired Contango Strategies Ltd. (“Contango”), a private company based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, for consideration of $1,388,000 comprising $971,600 in cash and 237,999 common shares of Alexco at a deemed value of $416,400. The common shares were valued at $1.75 per share using a 20 day volume weighted average price per share. Payment will be in two tranches with $1,018,000 (comprising $601,600 in cash paid on closing and $416,400 in Alexco common shares to be issued upon receipt of all requisite regulatory approvals) and the remaining $370,000 cash payment to be made on the first anniversary of the transaction closing. The acquisition includes all of Contango’s operations including $450,000 in working capital, property, plant and equipment at an estimated value of $330,000 and 20 full-time staff.

Contango specializes in biological (passive, semi-passive and active) water treatment systems for mining, oil and gas, and industrial operations. Contango operates a year-round environmentally controlled pilot-scale facility, which allows for the development, testing and optimization of technologies such as bioreactors and constructed treatment wetlands. Additionally, genetic profiling using Contango’s in-house DNA sequencing facility and microbiology laboratories can detect and identify microbes for applications including bioreactor optimization, corrosion and fouling correction, and environmental remediation.

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Novo Completes Full Repayment and Retirement of US$40 Million Sprott Lending Credit Facility

Novo Completes Full Repayment and Retirement of US$40 Million Sprott Lending Credit Facility

Novo Resources Corp. ( "Novo" or the "Company" ) (TSX: NVO, NVO.WT & NVO.WT.A) (OTCQX: NSRPF) is pleased to advise that it has completed repayment of its senior secured US$40 million credit facility (" Credit Facility ") with Sprott Resource Lending Corp. (" Sprott ") subsequent to the completion of the sale of the Company's New Found Gold Corp. investment 1 . The Company is now free of long-term borrowings, with an unaudited consolidated cash balance of C$76.6 million.

The Company paid an aggregate amount of US$40,144,029 to Sprott in satisfaction of all amounts outstanding, including all accrued interest, on the Credit Facility. No early repayment penalties were paid. The Company is in the process of discharging all security previously granted to Sprott in connection with the Credit Facility.

ABOUT NOVO

Novo operates its flagship Beatons Creek project while exploring and developing its prospective land package covering approximately 11,000 square kilometres in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. In addition to the Company's primary focus, Novo seeks to leverage its internal geological expertise to deliver value-accretive opportunities to its shareholders. For more information, please contact Leo Karabelas at (416) 543-3120 or e-mail leo@novoresources.com .

On Behalf of the Board of Directors,

Novo Resources Corp.

" Michael Spreadborough "

Michael Spreadborough

Executive Co-Chairman and Acting CEO

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NOMAD ROYALTY COMPANY RECEIVES COURT APPROVAL FOR ARRANGEMENT WITH SANDSTORM GOLD LTD.

Nomad Royalty Company Ltd. (TSX: NSR) (NYSE: NSR) (" Nomad " or the " Company ") is pleased to announce that the Superior Court of Québec has issued a final order approving the previously announced acquisition of the Company by Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (the " Purchaser ") by way of a plan of arrangement in accordance with the Canada Business Corporations Act (the " Arrangement "). Pursuant to the terms of the Arrangement, the Purchaser will acquire all of the outstanding shares of the Company for a consideration of 1.21 common shares of the Purchaser per Nomad share.

The Company has now received all regulatory and competition approvals required to complete the Arrangement. Subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the remaining conditions to closing contained in the arrangement agreement dated May 1, 2022 between the Company and the Purchaser, the Arrangement is expected to be effective on or about August 15, 2022 .

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JAZZ RESOURCES INC. Announces a Private Placement Offering of Convertible Debentures and the Expiry of Certain Mineral Claims

JAZZ RESOURCES INC. Announces a Private Placement Offering of Convertible Debentures and the Expiry of Certain Mineral Claims

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August 11, 2022 TheNewswire - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Jazz Resources Inc. (the " Company " or " JZR ") (TSXV:JZR) is pleased to announce that it intends to undertake a non-brokered private placement offering of convertible debentures (the " Debentures ") to raise gross proceeds of up to $1,000,000 (the " Offering ").  The principal sum of each Debenture will be $1,000.  The Debentures will bear interest at a simple rate of eight percent (8%) per annum and will mature on the date that is two (2) years from the date of issuance (the " Maturity Date "). For the first year of the term of the Debentures, interest will be paid in arrears in cash to the holders of the Debentures on the earlier of the conversion date or the date of the first anniversary of the Debentures. For the second year of the term of the Debentures, interest will be paid in arrears in cash on the earlier of the conversion date and the Maturity Date for interest accrued during the second year. The principal amount of the Debentures may, at the election of the holders and at any time prior to the Maturity Date, be converted into common shares in the capital of the Company (the " Conversion Shares ") at a conversion price of $0.85 per Conversion Share.  The Debentures will be offered pursuant to one or more prospectus exemptions set out in National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions .

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GCM Mining Corp. (TSX: GCM; OTCQX: TPRFF) announced today the release of its unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements ("Financial Statements") and accompanying management's discussion and analysis (MD&A) for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022. All financial figures contained herein are expressed in U.S. dollars ("USD") unless otherwise noted. Non-GAAP financial performance measures in this press release are identified with " NG ". For a detailed description of each of the non-GAAP measures used in this press release and a detailed reconciliation to the most directly comparable measure under IFRS, please refer to the Company's MD&A.

Second Quarter and First Half 2022 Highlights

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The work funded by South32 over the last three years, has provided additional understanding of the mineralization at Shorty Creek with most of the work focused outside of the Hill 1835 target area, where Freegold previously focused its attention. The Hill 1835 area covers a 1,000 metre by 1,500 metre target area with copper mineralization associated with the magnetic high. Additional work by Freegold is expected to focus on the geochemical anomalies, with coincident magnetic highs located throughout the project area as well as additional follow-up in the Hill 1835 Area.

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Table 1.0 summarizes the drill results from the South Zone drill holes. The most significant intersection was reported in hole TLSZ22-21 which intersected 29.06 g/t Au over 5.85 metres and included 198.5 g/t Au over 0.80 metres. Coarse visible gold was observed in the drill core.

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