Astron Resources Corporation
TSX VENTURE : ARC

Astron Resources Corporation
Nevada Copper Corp.

Nevada Copper Corp.

November 15, 2006 17:32 ET

Astron Resources Corporation: Nevada Copper Corp. Receives TSX-V Exchange Approval for Name Change

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 15, 2006) - Nevada Copper Corp. (formerly ARC) ("the Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has received final approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") to change its name from "Astron Resources Corporation" (TSX VENTURE:ARC) to "Nevada Copper Corp.". As previously announced, shareholders approved the name change at the Corporation's Annual and Special Meeting held on November 3, 2006. The new name more accurately reflects the business nature of the Corporation.

The common shares of the Corporation will commence trading on the Exchange under the new trading symbol NCU at the opening of the market on November 16, 2006.

About Nevada Copper Corp.

Nevada Copper Corp. is a copper company engaged in the acquisition and development of copper deposits located in the United States. The Corporation is advancing towards a 2007 feasibility startup its Pumpkin Hollow Copper Development Property in Nevada which currently has a measured and indicated resource of 2.7 billion pounds of copper (312,063,000 tons @ 0.44% Cu), in addition to an inferred resource of 3.4 billion pounds of copper (454,021,000 tons @ 0.37%).

The Corporation has 27.0 million shares outstanding and is well financed with no debt. For additional information about the Corporation please visit our website at www.nevadacopper.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF NEVADA COPPER CORP.

Giulio T. Bonifacio, President & CEO

This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, including the likelihood of commercial mining and possible future financings are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include unsuccessful exploration results, changes in metals prices, changes in the availability of funding for mineral exploration, unanticipated changes in key management personnel and general economic conditions. Mining is an inherently risky business. Accordingly the actual events may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on the Company and the risks and challenges of its business, investors should review the Company's annual filings that are available at www.sedar.com.


The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the contents of this news release.

Contact Information

  • Nevada Copper Corp.
    Giulio T. Bonifacio
    President & CEO
    (604) 699-0023
    or
    Nevada Copper Corp.
    Susan L. Wilson
    Corporate Communications
    (604) 688-7508
    Email: info@nevadacopper.com
    Website: www.nevadacopper.com
    or
    Longview Strategies Incorporated
    Michael Rodger
    (604) 681-5755