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Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - November 24, 2020) - Velocity Minerals Ltd. (TSXV: VLC) ("Velocity" or the "Company") announces that it has closed a 9.99% strategic investment with Dundee Precious Metals Inc. ("DPM") whereby the Company has issued and sold 13,394,000 common shares to DPM for an aggregate purchase price of $6,697,000 (the "Strategic Investment") on a private placement basis.In connection with the Strategic Investment, Velocity issued to Artemis Gold Inc. ("ARTG") 4,000,000 common ...
TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dundee Precious Metals Inc. (TSX: DPM) (“DPM” or “the Company”) today announced that it has entered into an investment agreement (the “Agreement”) with Velocity Minerals Ltd. (TSXV: VLC) (“Velocity”) to invest up to C$7 million in Velocity on a private placement basis. DPM is expected to purchase up to 14 million common shares of Velocity at a price of C$0.50 per share. Upon closing the transaction, DPM is expected to own approximately 9.99% of Velocity’s issued and outstanding common shares on a non-diluted basis. Velocity is a gold exploration and development company focused on southeastern Bulgaria. Velocity has a 70% interest in the Tintyava prospecting licence, which includes the Rozino gold project (“Rozino”), located approximately 40 kilometres by road from DPM’s Ada Tepe mine. Velocity’s 70% interest in Rozino is held through a joint venture arrangement with a local third party. On October 15, 2020, Velocity filed a pre-feasibility technical report on Rozino which contained a probable mineral reserve estimate (effective as at August 30, 2020) at a 0.5 g/t gold cut-off grade of 11.8 Mt at 1.22 g/t gold for 465,000 ounces.1 Velocity also has option agreements to earn a 70% interest in the Obichnik and Makedontsi gold projects; and an option agreement to earn a 100% interest in the Iglika project.“We are pleased to be investing in further gold exploration in southeastern Bulgaria through our equity financing in Velocity,” said David Rae, President and CEO of Dundee Precious Metals. “Given our strong presence and capabilities in the region, we believe that we are uniquely positioned to support Velocity as a strategic shareholder.”The Agreement contains certain rights and restrictions customary for these types of transactions. Subject to approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and other closing conditions, the transaction is expected to close on or about November 24, 2020. All securities issued in connection with the transaction will be subject to a hold period of four months and one day in Canada.About Dundee Precious Metals Inc.Dundee Precious Metals Inc. is a Canadian based, international gold mining company engaged in the acquisition of mineral properties, exploration, development, mining and processing of precious metals. The Company's operating assets include the Chelopech operation, which produces a gold-copper concentrate containing gold, copper and silver and a pyrite concentrate containing gold, located east of Sofia, Bulgaria; the Ada Tepe operation, which produces a gold concentrate containing gold and silver, located in southern Bulgaria; and the Tsumeb smelter, a complex copper concentrate processing facility located in Namibia. DPM also holds interests in a number of developing gold and exploration properties located in Canada, Serbia and Ecuador, including its 9.4% interest in Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. and its 19.4% interest in INV Metals Inc.For further information please contact:David Rae President and Chief Executive Officer Tel: (416) 365-5092 firstname.lastname@example.org Jennifer Cameron Director, Investor Relations Tel: (416) 219-6177 email@example.com Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking StatementsThis news release contains “forward looking statements” or “forward looking information” (collectively, “Forward Looking Statements”) that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Forward Looking Statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the use of forward looking terminology such as “plans”, “expects”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “outlook”, “intends”, “anticipates”, “believes”, or variations of such words and phrases or that state that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” be taken, occur or be achieved, or the negative of any of these terms or similar expressions. The Forward Looking Statements in this news release relate to, among other things: the closing of the transaction, the expected ownership level of the Company in Velocity following the closing of the transaction, the future support of Velocity and Velocity’s mineral reserve estimate. Forward Looking Statements are based on certain key assumptions and the opinions and estimates of management, as of the date such statements are made, and they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any other future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the Forward Looking Statements. Such risks include, without limitation, there being no assurance that the transaction will be completed, uncertainties inherent to mineral reserve estimates, risks and uncertainties with respect to conducting business in Bulgaria and other risks identified by the Company in its continuous disclosure documents filed at www.sedar.com. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in Forward Looking Statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that Forward Looking Statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The Company’s Forward Looking Statements reflect current expectations regarding future events and speak only as of the date hereof. Unless required by securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update Forward Looking Statements if circumstances or management’s estimates or opinions should change. Accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on Forward Looking Statements.____________________1 Source: Rozino Gold Project Pre-Feasibility Technical Report, dated October 14, 2020, available on Velocity’s profile at www.sedar.com, which includes additional information, including assumptions and parameters relating to the pre-feasibility study and the mineral reserve estimate.
Figure 1 Map showing location of drill holes completed at Obichnik Project, including newly discovered Premka zoneHighlights include: Drill hole ODD-063; 6.0m at 15.80 g/t gold and 76.72 g/t silver incl. 2.0m at 37.98 g/t gold and 165.50 g/t silverProvides Update on Sedefche ProjectVANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Velocity Minerals Ltd. (TSX.V: VLC) (“Velocity” or the “Company”) announces receipt of results for additional drill holes at the Obichnik gold project (“Obichnik”) in Bulgaria. Results have been received for 16 drill holes, including two drill holes at the new high-grade Premka discovery. Mineralization is open and drilling is ongoing.Premka Discovery, ObichnikHighlights at the new Premka zone include drill hole ODD-063; 6.0m grading 15.80 g/t gold & 76.72 g/t silver (including 2.0m at 37.98 g/t gold & 165.50 g/t silver). Drill hole ODD-061 intersected 7.7m at 0.92 g/t gold and 53.76 silver (including 1.0m at 4.04 g/t gold and 331.00 g/t silver). A program of step out drilling is in progress on the strike extensions including testing the down dip and up dip extensions to the intersects.“The new Premka discovery has been tested by just two drill holes so far, both of which are strongly mineralized. Gold mineralization is associated with mapped silica alteration, which has yet to be tested to the east and west. The high-grade nature of the gold mineralization is very encouraging and there is more drilling to do at this target,” stated Keith Henderson, Velocity’s President & CEO. “We remain focused on building a multi-asset gold production profile in Bulgaria with a ‘Hub & Spoke’ development strategy. With the recent positive prefeasibility at the Rozino project, we continue to advance our exploration drill programs for resource expansion and definition at Rozino as well as the Obichnik, Makedontsi and Iglika projects.”Sedefche ProjectHaving completed due diligence at the Sedefche project, including approximately 5,500m of exploration drilling, the Company has elected not to exercise its option to acquire a 70% interest. As consideration for executing a relinquishment agreement, Velocity has received a cash payment of $1.5 million from Gorubso Kardzhali AD reimbursing Velocity’s actual exploration investment plus 20%.Figure 1: Map showing location of drill holes completed at Obichnik Project, including newly discovered Premka zone. https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/dcd42875-28f8-474b-b4f2-f4dedf3267d2 Drill hole ID From (m) To (m) Interval (m) Gold (g/t) Silver (g/t) Zone ODD-04820.1 23.6 3.5 0.60 0.49 Sivri ODD-04826.8 30.2 3.4 0.78 1.27 ODD-049No significant interceptsSivri ODD-05039.0 43.0 4.0 0.55 0.60 Sivri ODD-051 - 055No significant interceptsSivri ODD-0561.3 4.2 2.9 0.79 2.58 Sivri ODD-057 - 058No significant interceptsSivri ODD-05963.5 65.5 2.0 1.16 2.15 Sivri ODD-060No significant interceptsSivri ODD-06117.8 25.5 7.7 0.92 53.76 Premka including24.5 25.5 1.0 4.04 331.00 ODD-06224.7 27.8 3.1 0.85 2.08 Sivri ODD-06386.2 92.2 6.0 15.80 76.72 Premka including86.2 88.2 2.0 37.98 165.50 Table 1: Significant Exploration Drill Results at Obichnik Project The drill intersections disclosed here have not yet been included in a resource model and true thickness of mineralization has not yet been determined. Drill holes are designed to intersect mineralization perpendicular or close to perpendicular.Quality Assurance / Quality ControlThe work program at Obichnik was designed and is supervised by Stuart A. Mills, CGeol, the Company's Vice-President Exploration, who is responsible for all aspects of the work, including the quality control/quality assurance program.On-site personnel at the project rigorously collect and track samples which are then security sealed and shipped to ALS Global laboratory in Romania. Samples used for the results described herein are prepared and analyzed by fire assay using a 30-gram charge in compliance with industry standards at ALS’ Romanian laboratory. A sample split of the milled material from the Obichnik drill program is shipped to ALS’ Irish laboratory for multi-element analysis using an inductively coupled mass spectrometer. Field duplicate samples, blanks and independent controlled reference material (standards) are added to every batch.All drill intersections in this news release are calculated using a 0.2 g/t gold trigger, a minimum 0.5 g/t gold composite, and a maximum of 3 metres consecutive waste.Qualified PersonThe technical content of this release has been approved for disclosure by Stuart A. Mills, BSc, MSc, CGeol, a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101 and the Company’s Vice President Exploration. Mr. Mills is not independent of the Company.About Velocity Minerals Ltd.Velocity is a gold exploration and development company focused on southeastern Bulgaria. Velocity’s strategy is to develop a low cost centralized “Hub and Spoke” operation whereby multiple projects within this emerging gold district produce gold concentrates for trucking to a central processing plant for production of doré. The Company envisions staged open pit mining of satellite deposits and processing in a currently operating carbon-in-leach (CIL) plant. Velocity has a 70% interest in the Tintyava prospecting licence, which includes the Rozino gold project, option agreements to earn a 70% interest in the Obichnik and Makedontsi gold projects, and an option agreement to earn a 100% interest in the Iglika project. Velocity’s management and board includes mining industry professionals with combined experience spanning Europe, Asia, and the Americas as employees of major mining companies as well as founders and senior executives of junior to mid-tier public companies. The team's experience includes all aspects of mineral exploration, resource definition, feasibility, finance, mine construction and mine operation as well as a track record in managing publicly listed companies.On Behalf of the Board of Directors“Keith Henderson”President & CEOFor further information, please contact:Keith Henderson Phone: +1-604-484-1233 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.velocityminerals.comNeither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION:This news release includes certain “forward-looking statements” under applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to: future exploration and testing carried out on the Momchil property; use of funds; and the future business and operations of Velocity. Often, but not always, forward looking statements can be identified by words such as “pro forma”, “plans”, “expects”, “may”, “should”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “potential” or variations of such words including negative variations thereof, and phrases that refer to certain actions, events or results that may, could, would, might or will occur or be taken or achieved. Forward looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. Such risks and other factors include, among others, operating and technical difficulties in connection with mineral exploration and development and mine development activities for the Momchil property, including the geological mapping, prospecting and sampling programs for the projects, the fact that the Company’s interests in the Momchil property is only an option and there is no guarantee that the interest, if earned, will be certain, actual results of exploration activities, including the program, estimation or realization of mineral reserves and mineral resources, the timing and amount of estimated future production, costs of production, capital expenditures, the costs and timing of the development of new deposits, the availability of a sufficient supply of water and other materials, requirements for additional capital to fund the Company's business plan, future prices of precious metals, changes in general economic conditions, changes in the financial markets and in the demand and market price for commodities, possible variations in ore grade or recovery rates, possible failures of plants, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated, accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry, delays in obtaining governmental and regulatory approvals (including of the TSX Venture Exchange), permits or financing or in the completion of development or construction activities, changes in laws, regulations and policies affecting mining operations, hedging practices, currency fluctuations, title disputes or claims limitations on insurance coverage and the timing and possible outcome of pending litigation, environmental issues and liabilities, risks related to joint venture operations, and risks related to the integration of acquisitions, as well as those factors discussed under the heading. "Risk Factors" in the Company's annual management's discussion and analysis and other filings of the Company with the Canadian Securities Authorities, copies of which can be found under the Company's profile on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward looking information. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any of the forward-looking information in this news release or incorporated by reference herein, except as otherwise required by law.