Banks Island Gold Ltd.

TSX VENTURE : BOZ


Banks Island Gold Ltd.

April 16, 2014 09:20 ET

Banks Island Gold Ltd. Receives EMA Permit and Mine Lease for the Yellow Giant Gold Project

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 16, 2014) - Banks Island Gold Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BOZ) (the "Company") is pleased to report it is in receipt of all major regulatory permits to allow commercial production at the Yellow Giant Project, located on Banks Island, British Columbia.

The British Columbia Ministry of Environment has issued an Environmental Management Act Permit for Yellow Giant Gold Property which authorizes the discharge of water from the rock stockpiles, plant area, and the underground mine at the Yellow Giant Project. The Company has also received a production tenure for the Yellow Giant Project in the form of a British Columbia Mining Lease. The Company has previously received its Major Mines Act Permit, as reported by news release on March 5, 2014.

Mr. Benjamin Mossman P.Eng, CEO of Banks Island Gold is the qualified person who reviewed and approved the contents of this news release.

The Company is a mining company focused on gold production, exploration, and development of economically viable mineral resources. The Company's mineral property is located in British Columbia. For more information, please refer to the Company's website at www.banksislandgold.com

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Benjamin W. Mossman, P.Eng

President, Director, & Chief Executive Officer

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of this release. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This press release contains forward-looking statements. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, constitute "forward-looking statements" and include any information that addresses activities, events or developments that the Company believes, expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future including the Company's strategy, plans or future financial or operating performance and other statements that express management's expectations or estimates of future performance.

Forward-looking statements are generally identifiable by the use of the words "may", "will", "should", "continue", "expect", "anticipate", "estimate", "believe", "intend", "plan" or "project" or the negative of these words or other variations on these words or comparable terminology. These statements, however, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed, implied by or projected in the forward-looking information or statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements include but are not limited to: risks related to the exploration and potential development of the Company's project, the actual results of current exploration activities, conclusions of economic evaluations, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, future prices of gold, as well as those factors discussed in the sections relating to risk factors of the Company Annual Information Form dated Febraury 22, 2013 filed on SEDAR.

There can be no assurance that any forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, the reader should not place any undue reliance on forward-looking information or statements. Except as required by law, the Company does not intend to revise or update these forward-looking statements after the date of this document or to revise them to reflect the occurrence of future unanticipated events.

Contact Information

  • Benjamin W. Mossman
    604-245-0066