Maxtech Ventures Options St. Anthony Gold Project in Ontario Canada
Maxtech Ventures (CSE:MVT) (Frankfurt: M1N) (OTC: MTEHF) is pleased to announce the signing of a Binding Letter of Intent with Magabra Resources Corp.
Maxtech Ventures (“Maxtech” or the “Company“) (CSE:MVT) (Frankfurt: M1N) (OTC: MTEHF) is pleased to announce the signing of a Binding Letter of Intent (“BLOI”) with Magabra Resources Corp. (“MRC”), to earn-in up to 50% of the St. Anthony Gold Project claims in Ontario, Canada.
The St. Anthony Gold Project is located in the Kenora-Patricia Mining District of Ontario and encompasses four historical mining operations including the largest past-producing mine in the area the St. Anthony. The mine produced 63,310 ounces of gold from 332,720 tons for an average grade of 5.95 grams per tonne (or 0.191 ounces per ton) up until World War II when gold production was halted. (source: Technical Report on the St. Anthony and Best/King Bay Properties, prepared by Graeme Evans BSc, PGeo, June 16, 2015). The property consists of 233 contiguous claims totalling 4,224 hectares (42.24 sq. km). In addition to the historical underground workings over 20 gold (-silver) occurrences have been documented, some hosting visible gold, many of which have seen little if any exploration work for several decades. Previous workers in the area include Aubet, Can Con and Falconbridge, companies that carried out work focused on the bulk tonnage potential of a mineralized area hosted within a quartz-feldspar porphyry intrusive located within the property. The St. Anthony Gold Project is located 85 km east of the town of Sioux Lookout, or 13 km south of the smaller town of Savant Lake. The north part of the property is accessible by road with the balance by floatplane and boat.
Maxtech and Magabra signed a binding letter of intent to acquire and joint venture the claims at the St. Anthony Gold Project. The joint venture BLOI contemplates that over a 14 month term MVT will expend up to CDN $18 million for a 50% undivided interest in the claims. Maxtech agrees to spend up to CDN $6 million in an initial work program with an additional CDN $12 million on a property work program. MVT will pay to MAGA CDN $300,000 after initial due diligence and being provided verification of good standing of Magabra and the claims. MVT will issue MAGA 400,000 options at the price of $0.08 plus 4 million restricted common shares valued at $0.10 per share. The execution of a definitive joint venture agreement will be signed in 30 days. Magabra will serve as project manager for all work programs to be conducted on the claims, and MAGA and MVT will nominate one person each to a committee that shall mutually agree and approve work on the claims.
Peter Wilson, CEO, comments: “Building a larger Canadian asset base in the gold corridor of Ontario and expansion into the Kenora-Patricia mining jurisdiction is extremely exciting for our team.”
Avrom E. Howard, MSc, PGeo (Ontario) is a Qualified Person within the meaning of National Instrument 43-101. He has reviewed and approved the technical contents of this news release.
About Maxtech Ventures Inc.
Maxtech Ventures Inc., a Canadian-based diversified industries corporation, is focused on identifying and advancing high-value mineral properties.
For additional information see the Company’s web site at
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information about the Company is available on www.SEDAR.com under the Company’s profile.
Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Certain statements contained in this release may constitute “forward–looking statements” or “forward-looking information” (collectively “forward-looking information”) as those terms are used in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and similar Canadian laws. These statements relate to future events or future performance. The use of any of the words “could”, “intend”, “expect”, “believe”, “will”, “projected”, “estimated”, “anticipates” and similar expressions and statements relating to matters that are not historical facts are intended to identify forward-looking information and are based on the Company’s current belief or assumptions as to the outcome and timing of such future events. Actual future results may differ materially. In particular, this release contains forward-looking information relating to the business of the Company, the Property, financing and certain corporate changes. The forward-looking information contained in this release is made as of the date hereof and the Company is not obligated to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws. Because of the risks, uncertainties and assumptions contained herein, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The foregoing statements expressly qualify any forward-looking information contained herein.