Calgary, Alberta – August 12, 2021 – Fathom Nickel Inc. (the “Company” or “Fathom”) (CSE:FNI) (FSE:6Q5), is pleased to announce that it has engaged Canada North Environmental Services (CanNorth) to advise and support its environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) initiatives in conjunction with the aggressive summer/fall exploration program planned at its Albert Lake Project in Saskatchewan.
CanNorth is a private environmental consulting company that is 100% owned by Kitsaki Management Limited Partnership, the business arm of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band. CanNorth is based in Saskatoon Saskatchewan and is one of the largest environmental service providers in western Canada. Since 1997 CanNorth’s experienced, interdisciplinary team has offered the technical skills and knowledge to protect the environment, satisfy regulatory requirements, and support local communities.
CanNorth serves clients nationally and internationally in relation to communication and trust building between Indigenous groups and local communities and developments. As a First Nation owned company, CanNorth maximizes Indigenous community involvement in projects, including integrating traditional knowledge, engaging local people in environmental programs, and creating employment and education opportunities. CanNorth is the only First Nation owned consulting company in North America to obtain ISO 9001:2015 (quality management), ISO 14001:2015 (environmental stewardship), and ISO 45001:2018 (occupational health and safety) International Standard certifications.
As Fathom advances the Albert Lake Project, we look forward to working with CanNorth to develop and implement our community engagement and environmental programs, while providing opportunities for local communities, stakeholders, and rights holders.
Qualified Person and Data Verification
Ian Fraser, PGeo., VP Exploration and a Director of the Company and the “qualified person” as such term is defined by National Instrument 43-101, has verified the data disclosed in this news release, and has otherwise reviewed and approved the technical information in this news release on behalf of the Company.
Fathom Nickel is a resource development and exploration company that is targeting high-grade nickel sulfide discoveries for use in the rapidly growing global electric vehicle market.
The Company is accelerating exploration on its flagship Albert Lake Project, host to the historic Rottenstone mine, which is recognized as one of the highest‐grade (Nickel, Copper, Platinum group metals) deposits of its type ever mined in Canada. The Albert Lake Project consists of over 90,000 ha of mineral claims located in the Trans-Hudson Corridor of Saskatchewan, which is home to numerous world- class mining camps.
“Brad Van Den Bussche” President and CEO, Director
For Further Information Please Contact:
Brad Van Den Bussche, President and CEO or
Manish Grigo, Director of Corporate Development
This news release contains “forward-looking statements” that are based on expectations, estimates, projections and interpretations as at the date of this news release. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as “plan”, “expect”, “project”, “seek”, “intend”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “suggest”, “indicate” and other similar words or statements that certain events or conditions “may” or “will” occur, and include, without limitation, statements regarding the enhancement of the Company’s geologic model and extending the areas of known mineralization and the Company’s work towards defining a resource base. Such forward looking statements 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 future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks and other factors may include, but are not limited to, the results of exploration activities; the ability of the Company to complete further exploration activities; timing and availability of external financing on acceptable terms. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
— Fathom Nickel